Portrait of a Black Horse Tutorial

Draw this stunning black horse with only 12 colors.

Portrait of a Black Horse Tutorial CoverThat’s right!

You don’t need hundreds of colors to create beautiful colored pencil work, and Portrait of a Black Horse shows you how.

Nor do you have to use white paper for every drawing.

Carrie used only twelve Prismacolor Premier Soft Core pencils on Canson Mi-Teintes Steel Grey paper to draw this beautiful, black horse.

Now she shares her drawing methods in an easy-to-read and follow tutorial.

The tutorial is 26 pages in length and includes a full supply list, and full-color illustrations.

Portrait of a Black Horse is perfect for anyone who wants to learn about colored pencils, limited palettes or drawing horses.

Skill Level

Beginner and higher.

Carrie provides a complete supply list and tells students what colors and strokes she uses at each stage. She also explains her choices so students can begin to understand how to make decisions for their own projects.

The class includes a color list for easy reference, but it also includes color swatches so students can match colors.

Students also receive the reference photo and a complete line drawing so they can transfer the drawing to drawing paper for a fast start.

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