Realistic Watercolor Dog Hungarian Vizsla

Erika Lancaster Artist
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Love animals and watercolor, but find this type of subject intimidating to paint? Do you really want to paint animals, but have no idea where to start or how to create a strategy to work through? Or maybe you’ve already painted a few animals, but always end up underwhelmed with your results?

If you answered 'yes' to any of these, and you've been painting with watercolor consistently for some time, this course is for you. 

✱ What You'll Learn:

  • What to pay attention to in reference photos to arrive at better results when painting animals
  • How to use masking fluid to protect important highlight shapes in eyes and noses
  • My simple but effective technique for painting fur
  • How to paint believable dog eyes
  • How to layer watercolor while avoiding overworking a painting
  • How to use white gouache to paint whiskers
  • How to do splattering for visual texture and interest in backgrounds
  • Much more!

✱ Supplies you'll need:

  • Drawing pencils (Suggested: HB, 2B)
  • Tracing paper
  • Soft graphite eraser
  • Kneaded eraser
  • Watercolor paper (Suggested: Cold Press, 140 lbs.)
  • Watercolor paint set
  • Watercolor brushes (Large, medium, and small)
  • Small cheaper multimedia brushes (for masking fluid and white gouache)
  • Container of water
  • Mixing palette
  • Absorbent towel or regular kitchen paper towels
  • Masking tape or artist's tape
  • Backing board
  • Scrap pieces of watercolor paper
  • White gouache (Suggested: Permanent White or Titanium White)
  • Masking fluid

By the end of this course, you'll have painted a realistic dog portrait using watercolor. 

This course includes downloadables:

  • Your supply list
  • My outline sketch
  • A reference photo of a Hungarian Vizsla
  • A photo I took after having placed my masking fluid
  • A photo of my finished painting which you may use as reference as you're working

Hope you enjoy and get a lot from this course. :)

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Terms + Conditions

Thanks so much for your interest in my course!

Before you make your purchase, please read the following.

Due to the digital nature of this course, and your ability to immediately and easily download all included material when your payment is made, refunds/cancellations/exchanges will not be offered.

You will be able to download these materials, save them to your device or external hard drive, and use them as many times as you'd like, moving forward.

*You're free to share the course with family and friends.

All Intellectual Property Rights in the Course Materials, Online Courses and the speeches made in these classes are, and remain, the intellectual property of Erika Lancaster.

These courses are created for educational purposes and are made to be enjoyed by those looking to increase their drawing/painting skills and artistic knowledge.

Buyers are not allowed to:
(i) copy, modify, adapt, reproduce, re-publish, sell, upload, broadcast, post, transmit or distribute any of the Course Materials without prior written permission
(ii) sell artwork created in these courses or share them as your own publicly

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Thank you for reading and for your understanding!

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Last updated Oct 29, 2023

When you buy this course, you'll get lifetime access to my Realistic Dog in Watercolor (Hungarian Vizsla) course, which is made up of 10 value-packed classes in which I teach you, step-by-step, how to paint a dog in watercolor. I let you into all of my strategies and techniques. This course also includes downloadable files (my outline sketch, reference photo, etc.). If you have any questions, send me an email: and I'll get back to you as soon as I can. :)

Course Project + Must-Know Info for Success (Video File -.mp4)
Supplies (Video File -.mp4)
Reference Photo Observations (Video File -.mp4)
Masking Fluid Placement (Video File -.mp4)
Choosing + Swatching Colors (Video File -.mp4)
Fur (First Layer) (Video File -.mp4)
Eyes + Nose + Fur (Second Layer) (Video File -.mp4)
Background (Video File -.mp4)
Eyes + Nose Details (Video File -.mp4)
Fur (Third Layer) (Video File -.mp4)
White Gouache Details (Video File -.mp4)
+ Downloadable supply checklist, outline sketch, reference photo, masking fluid photo and photo of my finished piece.

Realistic Watercolor Dog Hungarian Vizsla

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