Author Archives: Art History

Painting Gregory, our beautiful contemporary giraffe in 6 steps.

paint, acrylic paint, giraffe, air-dry clay

Hi, I’m artist Lillian Gray and for today’s lesson, we are finishing off beautiful Gregory the giraffe that we created in a previous video. For today’s lesson, you will need: Fine sandpaper Various colours of acrylic paint Different size brushes Paper towel and a water jar Clear spray paint Step 1: We need to lightly […]

William Kentridge inspired bird painting in 6 steps

William Kentridge

Hi, I’m artist Lillian Gray and today’s lesson is inspired by a famous South African artist called William Kentridge. William Kentridge’s style William Kentridge is well known for his charcoal drawings but he also works in Indian ink. Today I am going to mimic the Indian ink look by using black acrylic paint as well as some […]

Finishing Amy, the adorable armadillo in just 6 steps

Armadillo sculpture

Hi everybody, I’m artist Lillian Gray and today we are adding colour to cute little Amy, the armadillo that we created in a previous video. Enjoy! For today’s lesson, you will be needing the following: sandpaper acrylic paint various size brushes water and paper towel clear spraypaint Step 1: Sand down your sculpture This creates a […]

Finishing Rory, the adorable red panda in 5 quick steps

Red panda sculpture

Hi, I’m artist Lillian Gray and today we’re finishing our beautiful red panda, Rory. For today’s lesson, you will need: black spray paint acrylic paints various size brushes water and paper towel clear spray paint Step 1: Applying base colour Step one is going to be giving your sculpture a base colour. We are going […]

Paint Kathryn the Koala in 8 easy steps

Hi, I’m artist Lillian Gray and today I’m going to finish off our little koala air-dry sculpture that we made in a previous video. Supplies Fine sandpaper Acrylic paint Water & paper towel Variety of brushes Clear spray paint For today’s lesson, you need various supplies. First up you are going to sand your sculpture […]

Make a contemporary Giraffe air-dry clay sculpture in 12 easy steps

Hi, I’m artist Lillian Gray and today I’m going to show you how to make a beautiful contemporary giraffe out of air-dry clay. Supplies Dala air-dry clay Pottery tools Newspaper print tape a roller two dowel sticks a dinner plate Step 1 – Cut the air-dry Clay   Use your clay tension wire from your pottery […]