A Complete Guide to Patreon

From where to start, how to use the platform, useful resources and tips, and much more, this guide will take you through everything you need to know about my online teaching channel, Patreon. You need to be logged into Patreon, but no need to log into my website.

Navigating Patreon

Watch the video below to find out how to use this website to navigate Patreon easily. 

Available in July

Dachshund - Tier One - Patreon - Bonny Snowdon Fine Art

Dachshund - Tier One

 

A quicker tutorial than usual, keeping things sketchy in hopes of helping you loosen up your technique. 

Drawn on Stonehenge Aqua Hot Press, although you can use whatever paper you prefer, with Polychromos, Pablos and Luminance coloured pencils. 

 

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Dachshund - Tier One - Patreon - Bonny Snowdon Fine Art

Meg - Step by Step Download

 

I've decided to make my Step by Step tutorial of Meg available for you all to download as a PDF again, and this time, she's staying!

You can download it from Patreon by following the link below. 

 

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Dachshund - Tier One - Patreon - Bonny Snowdon Fine Art

Nelly Live Draw

 

Thank you to everyone who joined my to celebrate my birthday and draw my darling Nelly. 

For anyone who wasn't able to join the live draw, you can find it over on my YouTube channel.

 

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What You Might Have Missed in June

Perseus Drum Horse - Face - Patreon - Bonny Snowdon Fine Art

 

Sea Turtle - Art Club

 

This is something slightly different! Prepare to get very blue hands, as we'll be using neopastels on the background.

I'll be using drafting film as a support, and Polychromos, Luminance, Lightfast and maybe even a couple of Holbeins coloured pencils. 

 

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Perseus Drum Horse - Face - Patreon - Bonny Snowdon Fine Art

 

Bald Eagle - Tier Two

This one is great for anyone who struggles with white feathers, and who would like a bit of practice in that area.

I've used Pastelmat as a support, and Polychromos, Pablo and Museum Aquarelle coloured pencils.

Photo credit: Clare Watkins

 

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Eagle Owl Eyes - Patreon - Bonny Snowdon Fine Art

 

Eagle Owl Eyes

 

A quick focus tutorial, showing you how you can create the look and feel you want relatively quickly without having to create all the tiny details.  

 

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Perseus Drum Horse - Brow Band - Patreon - Bonny Snowdon Fine Art

 

Perseus - Drum Horse - Brow-band 

 

The next instalment of this lovely horse, focussing on the brow-band. Using Pastelmat board, Polychromos, Luminance, Pablo, Studio and Museum Aquarelle coloured pencils. 

Photo credit: Daydream Equine Photography

 

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Perseus Drum Horse - Face - Patreon - Bonny Snowdon Fine Art

 

Perseus - Drum Horse - Face

 

Moving onto the face of this horse, and working to build layers slowly and with light pressure. Working on Pastelmat again, with Polychoromos, Pablos and Museum Aquarelle coloured pencils.

Photo credit: Daydream Equine Photography

 

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Getting Started on Patreon

Below are a few useful resources to help get you started on Patreon.

Tutorials to Get You Started - Patreon Guide - Bonny Snowdon Fine Art

 

Tutorials to Get You Started

A collection of a few of my tutorials, all perfect for beginners and a great place to start on Patreon. 

 

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Tutorial Library - Patreon Guide - Bonny Snowdon Fine Art

 

Tutorial Library

A quick and easy way to find all of my previous tutorials, plus additional videos, art club recordings, and Q&A's. 

 

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Beginner's Checklist - Patreon Guide - Bonny Snowdon Fine Art

 

Beginner's Checklist

An easy guide to get you started and build your confidence. Simply follow the steps to become a more experienced coloured pencil artist.

 

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Top Tips - Patreon Guide - Bonny Snowdon Fine Art

 

Free Resources

Free downloadable worksheets to help you get to grips with drawing a few key aspects of animals such as eyes, noses and fur. 

 

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Useful Links - Patreon Guide - Bonny Snowdon Fine Art

 

Useful Links

An easy way to help you find my Facebook Group, Discord Chat and more. 

 

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Tier Four Waiting List - Patreon Guide - Bonny Snowdon Fine Art

 

Sign Up To Tier Four 

Tier Four is currently full, but you can sign up to my wait list by clicking on the button below. 

 

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Useful Dates - Patreon Guide - Bonny Snowdon Fine Art

 

Patreon Calendar

Important dates to be aware of, and to keep you in-the-loop with what you can expect to find on my Patreon page.  

 

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FAQ's - Patreon Guide - Bonny Snowdon Fine Art

 

FAQ's

Answers to the questions people often ask me. If you're not sure of something, you may find the answer to it here. 

 

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Getting in Touch - Patreon Guide - Bonny Snowdon Fine Art

 

Getting in Touch

Find out the best ways to contact me with your questions and queries, or leave a message for me here.

 

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