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.
What's New This Month - February 2021
Golden Retriever Step by Step Guide
A downloadable step by step guide to say thank you for your continued support and to celebrate my 2nd Patreon anniversary. This step by step is only available in February, so make sure you download your copy.
Black Cat on Black Paper
You can do this one in one sitting - just under four hours. Minimal layering, minimal colours. Using Art Spectrum Colorfix Smooth black paper.
Tonal Dog Study - £5 Tier
Derwent Lightfast. Faber Castell Polychromos in Black and Dark Sepia, and Derwent Drawings in Ivory Black. This is a three part tutorial, focusing on tonal values.
Tree Frogs - £10 Tier
Fabriano Artistico Hot Press Paper. Photo reference, Juanita Knowles. A two-part tutorial working on those amazing colours and showing you to use heat to get the right texture.
Live Draw Challenge - Sunday 14th February at 2PM (GMT)
A live draw session run via YouTube, where we'll work our way through this fabulous giraffe. Find a link to the event on Patreon where you can set yourself a reminder.
February Q&A - Friday 19th February at 7pm (GMT)
A chance for you to ask any questions or to have a piece critiqued live. My fabulous framer will also be joining us, so he will be available to answer any questions around framing and mounting you might have.
Getting Started on Patreon
Below are a few useful resources to help get you started on Patreon.
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.
A quick and easy way to find all of my previous tutorials, plus additional videos, art club recordings, and Q&A's.
Free downloadable worksheets to help you get to grips with drawing a few key aspects of animals such as eyes, noses and fur.
Important dates to be aware of, and to keep you in-the-loop with what you can expect to find on my Patreon page.
Answers to the questions people often ask me. If you're not sure of something, you may find the answer to it here.