Experience the art of painting like never before with The Winter Woodpecker class, now available to you for free! Get a glimpse into my teaching style and the techniques I use in my paintings, including wet on wet, wet on dry, lifting out, stippling, splattering, using white gouache, softening, negative painting, and masking. Don’t miss this opportunity to elevate your painting skills with this exclusive lesson from my school.

Challenging, but worth it!

Unlock the secrets of painting a woodpecker in this free and challenging class. Learn from my expert techniques as I guide you through the process of creating a beautiful and realistic woodpecker painting. This tutorial is designed to push your skills to the next level, and you’ll see the results of your hard work as you master new techniques and improve your artistic talent. Don’t shy away from the challenge, embrace it and take the first step towards honing your skills and developing your talent!

Winter Woodpecker painting detail
Winter Woodpecker painting detail

Like a puzzle

I’ll show you how I break down the painting process into manageable parts, making it less daunting and more achievable. By focusing on small areas and building the painting like a puzzle, layer by layer, you’ll be able to create a beautiful and realistic painting.

Don’t let the complexity of the subject discourage you, with time and patience, you can paint this! Join now and let’s tackle this challenge together.

Class materials

I’ll provide you with everything you need to complete the lesson, including:

  • Line drawings in various sizes, ready to print and transfer onto your watercolor paper.
  • Reference photos.
  • My own work-in-progress photos to give you a look at the painting process.
  • A detailed list of the art supplies I used for this painting, including brushes, colors, paper, and additional equipment.
  • Step-by-step videos showing you how to paint the woodpecker from start to finish, with detailed instructions and expert tips.

With all the necessary materials and guidance provided, you can focus on creating your own beautiful painting without any additional stress.

Winter Woodpecker supplies

About the videos

Experience the convenience and flexibility of learning at your own pace with my free video class on painting a woodpecker. You’ll have:

  • Access to a comprehensive and thorough tutorial on painting a woodpecker
  • Videos divided into 14 manageable parts for easy viewing
  • Each video segment ranges in length from 4 to 20 minutes
  • Total length of the videos is 2 hours
  • Insight on how long the painting took me to finish (around 6 hours without drying time)
  • Convenient and flexible learning at your own pace
  • Ability to watch the videos as many times as needed to master the techniques and create your own beautiful painting.

Watch the preview.

Are you ready to take up the challenge?

They have done it!

These amazing paintings are done by the members of my school who took the challenge. You can be one of them!

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Bonus Lesson: How To Use Masking Fluid

Winter Woodpecker is not all. I also have a bonus lesson for you!

1. Have you ever heard that masking fluid can be applied ONLY on a dry surface? Do you know that it’s a myth?

2. Do you know how to paint straight lines with masking fluid?

3. Do you know how to achieve the beautiful glowing effect of backlit hairs?

Learn the secrets of masking fluid! I’ll teach you how to use this indispensable watercolor medium.

Winter Woodpecker painting detail