Critterfied! a class for creative critter lovers

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Welcome to The Critterfied Main Classroom Page!

Hello fellow critter lovers!

The classroom officially opens on October 16th at 8am EST. I will be sending out an email announcement at that time. Don’t forget to join the Jennifer Steck Arts FB Community where you can share your work and ask questions. Everyone is wonderful and very supportive.  I will be in the group several times a day.

Lesson 1: Background Magic

  • Creating abstract backgrounds
  • Finding critters and characters in the paint
  • Bringing them to life

Lesson 2: Stretching the truth

  • Sketch play
  • Exaggeration and distortion
  • Critterfying your critters

Lesson 3: Bits and pieces

  • Focusing on the details
  • Body pieces and parts
  • Constructing unique and fabulous critters

Lesson 4: Telling the story

  • Building the set
  • Adding the characters
  • The final act

Supply List

As always, I encourage you to use what you have and especially the colors you love. Watercolors, craft paints, collage, watercolor pencils…there are so many options. Below is the list of supplies I used in these lessons.

Golden Fluid and High Flow Acrylics-
Titanium White, Carbon Black, Titan Buff, Sepia, Shading Gray, Yellow Oxide, Raw Sienna, Quinacridone Nickel Azo Gold, Van Dyke Brown Hue, Green Gold, Diarylide Yellow, Teal, Sap Green Hue, Ultramarine Violet, Naples Yellow Hue, Phthalo Blue (Red Hue)

Daler Rowney FW Inks-
Flame Orange, Scarlett

Stabilo Marks All Pencil-
Black, White

Matte Medium
White Gesso
Spray Fixative

Black ink
Nib pen with 512 tip
Regular pencil
Waterproof table cover
Water bottle
Tools to make marks
Brushes in a variety of shapes and sizes
140# watercolor or mixed media paper
Drawing paper

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