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Re-creating this cute and fluffy Koala using all Gel Paints.

Gel Handpainting – Koala

95.00 (excl. VAT)
114.95 (incl. VAT)

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What You Get

HD video class with anytime, anywhere access
Close-up instruction
Answers to student questions from instructor
Student gallery submission for feedback
Graphics download - grids and shapes
Earn a certificate!

Class Description

This class will walk you through re-creating this Koala from the start to finish. Our focus is on proportions, shading and detailing. Students will learn how to break down an image to make it easier to transfer onto a small canvas while keeping the detail as well as learning to use various brushes for different effects and outcomes and the use of gel paints for control. This is a fun class with a gorgeous Australian native animal.

Class Breakdown

The class will cover the following breakdowns…
* Proportions
* Breaking down an image to transfer to a smaller canvas
* The use of various brushes
* Using Gel Paints
* Shadowing to create depth
* Highlighting to enhance
* Detailing to enliven

Student Objectives

Look at an image and identify how it can be broken down into shapes or grids to recreate. Students will learn to sketch their first draft and how to start a detailed design and the steps and layers that go into the finished piece.

Supplies Needed

Akzentz Products
Brushes; No.1, No.2, No.6
Gel Paint; Black, Titanium White, Brown, Red
Matte-On & Shine On
A fine detailer brush in size 00 or 000

How to Earn a Certificate

Send through a finished picture of your Koala to our Facebook group. Viv will then send you a private message with any feedback and you will be able to download your Certificate from Beauty2trs.
taught by
Viv Simmonds VIVid Nails

Viv Simmonds - Director of VIVid Nails and VIVid Nails Academy.

With over 29 years of industry experience, Viv has achieved International status & recognition through her accomplishments. Winning Nail Competitions including, the title of ‘Australian Champion’ for 5 consecutive years, the Australian ‘Champion of Champions’ title, EzFlow Educator of the Year Award and many more awards and titles in Australia.

In her career, Viv has taken 1st, 2nd & 3rd place trophies in Asia, America and Europe. With this success, Viv has had the opportunity to become a judge for Nail Competitions Internationally.

Viv has created 7 front covers for leading International Nail Magazines and Trade Books and has been listed in the Who’s Who of Australian Women 2010 and 2011. She has also been featured on television, in industry and commercial magazines in Australia and Internationally.

Viv’s accomplishments have taken her all over the world, conducting training events in Advanced Nail Technology & Design.

One of Viv’s greatest achievements in her career is her Australian & New Zealand Team of ACE Educators that she mentored and trained. Viv is constantly rewarded with watching them grow and develop into Multi Award Winning Nail Artists and Educators.

How It Works
  • Once you've enrolled, find your class in your class library
  • Watch on any device, any time, for a period of 1 year
  • Recreate and post your work in your Facebook Beauty Tutor Educator Group

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