Title of Artwork: The Sun Monkey
Artist: Sharon Bull - Creative Director, EzyShaid Colour
Print version: Yes [ Click to download lesson in PDF format ]
Lesson video: No
Age Appropriate: 8-12 years and the young at heart!
Materials required:

  • FLIPTEZ® Starter Pack by EzyShaid® Colour
  • Lead Pencil of choice (3B used)
  • A3 185gsm Water Colour Paper
  • EzyShaid® Colour Blending Pots
  • EzyShaid® Colour Atomiser filled with water
  • EzyShaid® Colour No. 8 Paint brush
  • Eraser
Line drawing
Step 1: Line drawing

Use lead pencil of choice to draw the outline of monkey faced sunflower and pot.

The petals
Step 2: The petals

Use FLIPTEZ® yellow 10110 powder and use finger or applicator to shade the petals.

Add tones to the petals
Step 3: Add tones to the petals

Randomly sprinkle tiny amounts of FLIPTEZ® pink 10130 and/or FLIPTEZ® orange 10130 onto the petals and spread with finger or applicator to give ‘blush’ effect.

The leaves and stem
Step 4: The leaves and stem

Sprinkle tiny amounts of FLIPTEZ® dark green 10151 onto the leaves and stem. Spread colour with finger or applicator.

Add tones to the leaves and stem
Step 5: Add tones to the leaves and stem

Sprinkle tiny amounts of FLIPTEZ® light green 10150 and yellow 10110 onto the leaves and highlight the areas you choose on the leaves and stem as you spread with finger or applicator.

Monkey Head
Step 6: Monkey Head

Sprinkle FLIPTEZ® orange 10130 onto the head and spread as above.

Flower Pot
Step 7: Flower Pot
  1. Sprinkle FLIPTEZ® brown 10170 onto the flower pot. Using applicator or fingers spread the powder across the pot in a random fashion from left to right leaving space to add more colour
  2. As per step 7, part 1. Use FLIPTEZ® orange 10130
  3. Using FLIPTEZ® maroon 10200 and the same technique fill in any blank spaces


The flower pot should now be looking quite textured.

The face
Step 8: The face
  1. In an EzyShaid® Colour Blending Pot mix 10 (ten) parts FLIPTEZ® white 10100, 3 (three) parts FLIPTEZ® pink 10130 and 1 (one) part FLIPTEZ® yellow 10110 to form skin tone
  2. Gently shake pot to make sure the colours have blended well
  3. Apply flesh tone to the face with finger or applicator
The Lettering
Step 9: The Lettering
  1. Mix equal amounts of FLIPTEZ® brown 10170 and maroon 10200 in another EzyShaid® Colour Blending Pot. Spray with EzyShaid® Atomiser to make small amount of paint
  2. Using an EzyShaid® Colour No.8 paint brush, dip in to collect FLIPTEZ® (wet) on brush
  3. Lightly apply paint to letters
  Step 10: The lips
  1. Tip a small amount of FLIPTEZ® red 10120 into another EzyShaid® Colour Blending Pot and spray with water to form small amount of paint
  2. Using a clean EzyShaid® Colour No.8 paint brush, dip to apply FLIPTEZ® (wet) on brush
  3. Apply red to lips with paint brush
  Step 11: Eyes
  1. Tip very small amount of FLIPTEZ® black into an EzyShaid® Colour Blending Pot and spray with water to form paint
  2. Using a clean EzyShaid® Colour No.8, dip to apply FLIPTEZ® (wet) on brush
  3. Colour eyes black with paintbrush
Cheeks
Step 12: Cheeks

Sprinkle tiny amounts of FLIPTEZ® pink 10130 onto the cheek area. (Rub in as much as required and brush any excess off with a dry paint brush).

Outline
Step 13: Outline

Optional: Erase all pencil lines to give very delicate effect OR leave as is with markings. In either case, highlight the outlines with a wet, clean brush. Powders will react with the water to give soft outline.

Line drawing Jump to the top of the page The petals Add tones to the petals The leaves and stem Jump to the top of the page Add tones to the leaves and stem Monkey Head Flower Pot Jump to the top of the page The face The Lettering Jump to the top of the page Cheeks Outline Jump to the top of the page

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