Shaymus Art Tutorials

Patreon Art Tutorials & Real-Time Process Videos

Once you subscribe to a specific tier on Patreon, you have access to ALL the past & future lessons + real-time process videos | Subscriptions are monthly & you can cancel at anytime

Find out some of the tutorials featured on my Patreon channel

Barn Owl

Oil Paint

You will have:

  • Access to a purchasable reference photo
  • The full list of materials used / needed
  • Explanation on what I am doing & my thoughts throughout.

You will learn:

  • My knowledge, tips and techniques for how to use oil paints & mediums
  • How to choose the correct colours & tones to achieve realism
  • Which brushes are useful for various visual aspects
  • How to paint in layers to achieve depth
  • Skills that transcend to any animal portrait you wish to create

Leopard

Soft Pastel

You will have:

  • HD reference photo that is copyright free
  • A list of the materials I used
  • A full explanation on what I am doing
  • Over 8 hours of real-time drawing footage

You will learn:

  • How to incorporate soft pastel sticks + pencils together
  • How to create authentic depth for animal fur
  • How to create realistic short fur texture using pastel pencils
  • How to create a gradient colour background

Cat

Soft Pastel

You will have:

  • HD reference photo that is copyright free
  • A full list of the materials used
  • A lengthy explanation on what I am doing, my process & any tips I may have along the way

You will learn:

  • My tips and techniques for how to use soft pastels to draw cats
  • How to elevate your drawing skills to achieve realism
  • How to work in layers to convey depth
  • How to use pastels to create the illusion of soft & highly detailed fur
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Show Cocker Spaniel Dogs

Soft Pastel

You will have:

  • 3.5 hour voiced over video tutorial
  • 10 hours of real-time process footage
  • Access to a reference photo
  • The complete list of materials used including each pencil & pastel stick product numbers.
  • Extensive explanation throughout

You will learn:

  • How to use soft pastels & sponges to create a smooth gradient background
  • Skills that transcend to any soft pastel dog portrait you wish to create
  • How to choose the correct colours & tones
  • Each colour chosen, the particular product number & my reasons for using it
  • How to work in layers to achieve a realistic & dynamic outcome

German Shepherd Dog

Soft Pastel

You will have:

  • My own HD reference photo
  • The complete list of materials used including each pencil & pastel stick product numbers.
  • Over 7 hours of real-time drawing footage included
  • A thorough insight into fur & texture drawing process

You will learn:

  • How to create a smooth, soft transition background
  • How to draw realistic black fur
  • How to use soft pastels to draw dog eyes, nose, mouth + harness details
  • How to create a dynamic depth using various soft pastel layers

Male Human

Soft Pastel

You will have:

  • My own HD reference self-portrait photo
  • A grid reference photo & a colour palette reference photo
  • A list of the materials used
  • A thorough insight into realistic skin & hair drawing process
  • Over 4 hours of real-time drawing footage

You will learn:

  • How to apply soft pastel pencils to draw smooth & detailed skin
  • How to layer pastels to illustrate realistic, healthy human hair
  • 2 different methods to compare your drawing & reference photo for accuracy

Find out some of the real-time process videos featured on my Patreon channel

Cat

Soft Pastel

Hare

Oil Paint

Eye

Graphite

Barbary Macaque

Soft Pastel

Cat

Soft Pastel

Lemur

Soft Pastel

+ many more not featured here!



Patreon recap:

Being a professional artist, Patreon is the place where I can share my knowledge and take you through my process, techniques, thoughts & any tips I may have. Each tutorial is designed to be very informative and easy to understand.

There are 3 subscription tiers for you to choose from, depending on what best suits your artistic needs. Once subscribed to a tier, you have instant access to ALL the past & future lessons. You may cancel your subscription at any time.

Each post has a full list of needed materials. Tutorials often feature a full list of individual pencil colours so you’re not left guessing. The content on my Patreon is beginner friendly, allowing you to create realistic artworks that you’re proud of with ease.

YouTube Tutorials & Time-lapses

On my YouTube I aim to provide useful, straight to the point tutorials along with fun time-lapse process videos

Highlight YouTube Video


Most recent blog posts

BEGINNERS OIL PAINTING GUIDE – Fat Over Lean

Fat over lean in oil painting refers to the amount of oil in various painting layers. The ‘fat’ part refers to more oil in the paint and the ‘lean’ part refers to there being less oil in the paint. When painting in layers, the rule states that it’s important to…

How to Draw a German Shepherd Dog

I am very pleased to bring you my tutorial on how to draw a German Shepherd Dog! This lesson will focus on how to elevate the realism within your soft pastel dog portraits. You will learn how I create soft transition backgrounds, how I work in different layers to create…

How to Draw a Human Face | Soft Pastel Tutorial

Human faces are notoriously difficult to draw accurately, I aim to guide you in improving your portraiture & soft pastel skills to be able to draw the faces you wish to draw. I will mainly focus on how to make the portrait look realistic, in particular soft skin & detailed…

How to draw a Cat | Pastel tutorial

You will have: HD reference photo that is copyright free Full list of materials used A lengthy explanation on what I am doing A huge range of other Patreon videos You will learn: Tips and techniques for how to use soft pastels Achieving depth in your artwork How to elevate…

How to Deal With Soft Pastel Dust

Soft pastel as a media has very few downfalls in my opinion, but one of the main issues that pastel artists face is the extra fine dust debris that is left on the paper. This dust is not only annoying and obstructive to your work, but is also harmful to…

Oil Painting Study || Hare – Wildlife Art

The above image is taken from a tutorial on my Patreon showing the 2 main layers in the process of painting this Hare. On my Patreon, you will also find the colour palette reference photo + the full real-time video for this painting where I show how I mix my…