Want to draw for yourself?

Workshop/Masterclass

✓ On an inspiring location!
✓ A beautiful day out with great people
✓ Including lunch and use of provided materials
✓ Personal guidance and support
✓ Immediate opportunity to ask questions and get answers
✓ Focused on one subject
✓ Hand-out with information
✓ Live demonstrations
✓ For aspiring beginners and experienced artists

Online course

✓ Available on your tablet or computer
✓ In your own environment
✓ Use your own materials
✓ Study at your own pace
✓ Focused on one subject
✓ Buy once; It’s available for life
✓ Demonstrations video’s from start to finish
✓ For aspiring beginners and experienced artists

Book

✓ Easy to carry around with you
✓ In your own environment
✓ Use your own materials
✓ Study at your own pace
✓ Lots of different animals
✓ Reference work
✓ Step by step demonstrations
✓ For aspiring beginners and experienced artists

“Our pets have a special place in our hearts. It’s great we can honor them by drawing them. By consistent practice I taught myself realistic drawing and I like to pass this knowledge on to other people. With the teachings of this book you learn all kinds of basic techniques about drawing household pets in pastel. The book has to offer tips, techniques and procedures that are sure to come in handy for beginning and experienced artists alike. Furthermore you’ll read personal stories about my work and short stories from people that have a commission made by me.”

-Anne-Baukje

Basic techniques

In the book you’ll find a few basic techniques that are explained step by step with foto’s:

✓ Blurred backgrounds with pastel crayons
✓ Animal’s eye
✓ A dog’s nose
✓ Curled poodle fur
✓ Short fur
✓ Horse’s manes

Personal stories

You’ll also read personal stories about my work:

  • How did drawing start for me?
  • What does drawing household petmean to me?
  • How much time do I spend drawing
  • How do I stay focused?
  • Where do I get my inspiration from?
  • How did I design my workspace?
  • How do you develop your own style?
  • waarom kiezen voor realistisch tekenen?

You’ll also read personal stories from people that have commissioned work from me about their beloved pet

Materials and more!

In the book you will find detailed explanation about all materials I use in realistic drawing in pastel. Furthermore, there is information about:

✓ Choosing the right paper colour
✓ Choosing the composition
✓ Making a good sketch
✓ Choosing the right colour pencils

Working procedures

Finally, all information used for drawing all kinds of different animal portraits! Detailed explanation with step by step photo’s tell you what procedures I follow for drawing:

✓ A beautiful horse portrait with background
✓ A cute small short-haired dog
✓ A charming norwegian forest cat
✓ An adorable soft white haired rabbit

More than half of the book consists of step by step explanation with detailed images!