Classy Chestnut Horse Tutorial

Artist Peggy Osborne shows you how to draw this classy chestnut horse on sand-colored mat board.

This lovely horse is a beautiful chestnut color…one of the most common horse colors and seen in almost every breed.

“I am drawing this on Canson Mi-Teintes sand-colored mat board. It takes lots of layers and erases really well. It also takes lots of punishment, and works great with solvent, as I will show you in this tutorial.” –Peggy Osborne

The techniques in this tutorial include layering, blending with odorless mineral spirits, and burnishing.

The tutorial is 22 pages in length and includes a full supply list, and full-color illustrations, and a line drawing so you can make a fast start.

Learn How To:

Layer and blend colors with solvent

Draw short, sleek fur

Draw long, flowing mane and forelock

Create a beautiful black background quickly and easily

And much more

Skill Level

Intermediate and higher.

Are you a beginner? You can successfully complete this tutorial if you have a basic understanding of layering.

The tutorial includes a color list for easy reference. Don’t have those exact supplies? That’s okay! The tutorial also includes color swatches so you can match colors. You can successfully complete this tutorial with any brand of pencils and on most traditional drawing papers.

Do You Enjoy Drawing Other Animals?

You might also enjoy Peggy’s Regal Rottweiler & Ginger Cat tutorials.

The Classy Chestnut Horse tutorial is a digital download only.