Balloons

£4.00

Description

This week, I have bowed under the pressure and have released my most requested module!

With carefully selected reference to work from, we are going to be creating this stunning illustration of Hot Air Balloons drifting above a beautiful hilly landscape, peppered with trees and buildings.

We will be painting on top of old maps, something I have always liked doing since I was at Art School. It adds another dimension, I feel it gives the painting a sort of narrative that personalises it too.

The Map paper is a lovely smooth surface to paint on. I think you’ll really enjoy this one!

Don’t forget to share your masterpieces using the hashtag #SketchbookClubBalloons

Video

Materials

Materials needed:

  • HB Pencil
  • Set of Gouache Paints
  • Size 1 and 6 Paint Brushes
  • Old Map
  • Double sided tape
  • Scissors

Optional materials:

  • Black fine liner
  • White gel pen
  • Coloured Pencils

Instagram

Oh my goodness, I am LOVING all the #sketchbookclubballoons that you are creating, I’m sorry if I’m going a bit fast, but don’t worry, each module lasts forever so you have plenty of time to catch up! SO enjoying seeing them all! Thank you for sending them to me privately too (don’t be shy!) you’re all AMAZING!! 👏🏻👏🏻💕#sketchbookclub ...

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Made a very small start on the latest module for Sketchbook Club - hot air balloons! Since mine are flying over a very green map of Northern France and Belgium, they needed a bit of a white acrylic undercoat in preparation for loads of lovely bright colours.
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#sketchbook #sketchbookclub #jenniemaizels #drawing #painting #acrylicpaint #map #oldmap #jenssketchbookclub #art #balloons #hotairballoon #sketchbookclubballoons
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Second version of #sketchbookclubballoons for my little pal Bella! ...

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Gorgeous joyful balloons created at this evening’s Sketchbook Club.
#sketchbookclubballoons #hotairballoonart #mindfulart #dulwichdoodledays
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Work in progress. Preparing for the next Sketchbook Club is one of my favourite things to do. Jennie Maizels has created a gorgeous hot air balloons module where you paint with gouache straight into maps. Also, within the module, Jennie teaches a great technique for painting trees.
If you fancy joining us at Sketchbook Club on Wednesday at the Rosendale Pub in West Dulwich email me at Dulwichdoodledays@gmail.com.

All materials, snacks and a glass or two of fizz included.
jenniemaizels
#sketchbookclubballoons #learntopaint #therosendalepub #mindfulart #arounddulwich #lovewestdulwich #westdulwichmums #westdulwich #sketchbookclub #artworkshopdulwich #hotairballoonart #dulwichdoodledays #phileasfogg
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Rainy sunday sketchbooking
#gouache #pens #collage
#sketchbookclub #sketchbookclubballoons
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Tucked up in bed with my pens finishing last week's #sketchbookclub #sketchbook #mrsbrimblesoctdaily 'so me' #hotairballoons #drawing #painting #sketchbookclubballoons ...

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Flying high! It’s the last week of the summer holidays for us this week and it’s a week to sort, tidy and prepare for the coming term.
Over the very rainy bank holiday we had I completed another #sketchbookclub from jenniemaizels Certainly not my finest work and I found it quite tricky working freehand with the gouache and no outline to follow.
I’ve learnt lots with this one; how the gouache behaves, layering paints, brush control and shading. Great fun!
#sketchbookclubballoons #hotairballoons #amdrawing #maps #gouache #gouachepainting #ampainting #learningnewskills #storyinpictures
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STUNNING work tonight in #sketchbookclub 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼💕 ...

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Enjoyed this one a lot. Found a map of The Langdales in the Lake District, a place we love to go to 😍 #sketchbookclub #sketchbookclubballoons #lakedistrict #langdales ...

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Waiting for paint to dry #sketchbookclub #sketchbookclubballoons ...

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Hot Air Balloons at my All Day #sketchbookclub So fun!! 👏🏼💕 ...

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I LOVED doing this one but am going to have another go at it as I’ve made some mahoosive mistakes and just want to be happy with at least one hot air balloon! Lovely lovely module from sketchbookclub #sketchbookclubballoons ...

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Woohoooo! It’s online #sketchbookclub time!! This week we’re painting #HotAirBalloons on old maps! It is my most requested module! I think you’ll really love this one, can’t WAIT to see them all!! #sketchbookclubBalloons (link in profile 💕) ...

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Who else is having a lovely time creating their #sketchbookclubBalloons? 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 🎈 🎈🎈💕💕💕 ...

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Ready for tonight's #sketchbookclub ...Up up and away! 🚏🏡💕 ...

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sketchbookclub balloons. Found this quite difficult. Small details in gouache without a teeny tiny brush were hard and the humidity meant the paint was taking forever to dry and kept muddling. 🤷🏼‍♀️ also made a 🐷 👂🏻 of sticking the map in the book but you can’t win them all. #sketchbookclubballoons ...

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