Tutorial: Deers in the winter

I have I thought it is once again time for a small photo tutorial for a painting what I have named “deers in winter”. If you want to own the original painting click here. At first I have searched for a nice reference photo for the deers on Pixabay. This I needed to create easily the outlines. The paper I used is 300 gsm watercolor paper from Hahnenm├╝hle. It’s the rough version. I really love the texture. I primed the paper with two layers of white gesso from Schmincke. You don’t have to do that, but in my case there» Read more