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Fun Shop: Pet Portraits with Linda Jones

Wednesday, January 16th, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Lutheran Church of the Master, 2617 So. 114th Street.
Members - $4.00 /non-members - $5.00

Please join us with OAI member Linda Jones for a fun and interesting class on "Pet Portraits." 

Bring photos of pets to illustrate so that medium and size can be decided as class progresses. Linda will have several examples of past illustrations done as commissions on hand. In addition, she has uploaded portraits to her gallery page so you can preview her work there now. 

Demonstration on drawing a foundation for a pet portrait will be key for this class. Therefore sketch paper and pencil and eraser to obtain that perfect pose. Some tricks on approving the pose and illustration will be shared as well. If possible, bring a mirror and media tablet. If you don’t have those tools she will share. 

Work in any medium you feel comfortable with to finalize the sketch of your pet. Linda is comfortable with pastels and have discovered Pastel Mat and Sanded Pastel Paper work well. Although inexpensive pastel paper is fine for sketches. Watercolor is a viable medium even for furry pets. Acrylic or oil both work well for illustration too. Bring what materials you need and an easel to work on. 

Check list of materials: 

  • Pet photos 
  • Sketch paper, pencils and eraser 
  • Medium materials for final illustration 
  • Easel