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Draw and Paint 50 Animals by Jeanne Filler Scott

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Project 30: Gray Squirrel

Gray squirrels are common in North America and are predominantly gray in color. They appear brownish or tawny in the summer and have white underbellies.

Reference Photo

Materials

Paints

Burnt Sienna

Burnt Umber

Cadmium Orange

Cadmium Red Light

Cadmium Yellow Light

Payne’s Gray

Raw Sienna

Titanium White

Ultramarine Blue

Brushes

no. 0, 1, 3 and 5 rounds

no. 2 filbert

1 Establish the Lights, Darks and Basic Form

Lightly sketch the squirrel in pencil. Use a kneaded eraser to lighten the pencil lines. With Payne’s Gray ...

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