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Draw and Paint 50 Animals by Jeanne Filler Scott

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Project 36: Raccoon

Raccoons are medium-sized animals and native to North America. They have a black mask, pointed nose, broad head and between 4 and 7 rings on their bushy tails.

Reference Photo

Materials

Paints

Burnt Sienna

Burnt Umber

Raw Sienna

Titanium White

Ultramarine Blue

Yellow Ochre

Brushes

no. 0, 1 and 3 rounds

no. 4 filbert

1 Establish the Main Lines and Paint the Darkest Value

Lightly sketch the raccoon in pencil. Use Burnt Umber thinned with turpentine and a no. 3 round to roughly paint the basic lines. For the black mask and ...

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