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Jungle Book - How to Paint Mowglie in Watercolor by Steven-Powers-SMP Jungle Book - How to Paint Mowglie in Watercolor :iconsteven-powers-smp:Steven-Powers-SMP 12 0 How To Piant The Jungle Book in Watercolor by Steven-Powers-SMP How To Piant The Jungle Book in Watercolor :iconsteven-powers-smp:Steven-Powers-SMP 7 0 Salvation Finding the Light by Quinlan Powers by Steven-Powers-SMP Salvation Finding the Light by Quinlan Powers :iconsteven-powers-smp:Steven-Powers-SMP 2 0 How to Paint Tigger...Again by Steven-Powers-SMP How to Paint Tigger...Again :iconsteven-powers-smp:Steven-Powers-SMP 3 0 How to Colorize a Sketch by Steven-Powers-SMP How to Colorize a Sketch :iconsteven-powers-smp:Steven-Powers-SMP 1 0 How To Paint a Rose in Gouache by Steven-Powers-SMP How To Paint a Rose in Gouache :iconsteven-powers-smp:Steven-Powers-SMP 2 0 Artist's Travel Kit by Steven-Powers-SMP Artist's Travel Kit :iconsteven-powers-smp:Steven-Powers-SMP 0 0 Tigger in Watercolor and Colored Pencils by Steven-Powers-SMP Tigger in Watercolor and Colored Pencils :iconsteven-powers-smp:Steven-Powers-SMP 0 0 Water Proof Markers, Pens, and Pencils Challenge by Steven-Powers-SMP Water Proof Markers, Pens, and Pencils Challenge :iconsteven-powers-smp:Steven-Powers-SMP 0 0 Desktop Easel Arm by Steven-Powers-SMP Desktop Easel Arm :iconsteven-powers-smp:Steven-Powers-SMP 1 0 Tinker Bell in Watercolor by Steven-Powers-SMP Tinker Bell in Watercolor :iconsteven-powers-smp:Steven-Powers-SMP 1 0 Sketching Trees in Charcoal by Steven-Powers-SMP Sketching Trees in Charcoal :iconsteven-powers-smp:Steven-Powers-SMP 1 0 Pooh Bear in Watercolor by Steven-Powers-SMP Pooh Bear in Watercolor :iconsteven-powers-smp:Steven-Powers-SMP 0 0 Stitch in Watercolor by Steven-Powers-SMP Stitch in Watercolor :iconsteven-powers-smp:Steven-Powers-SMP 0 0 Passing Time by Steven-Powers-SMP Passing Time :iconsteven-powers-smp:Steven-Powers-SMP 1 0 Madison and Maverick by Steven-Powers-SMP Madison and Maverick :iconsteven-powers-smp:Steven-Powers-SMP 3 0

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Jungle Book - How to Paint Mowglie in Watercolor
This watercolor painting was fun to do. The composition is from a book based on Disney's original animated movie. The article can be found on my blog www.stevenpowerssmp.com/
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How To Piant The Jungle Book in Watercolor
The original Disney animated movies are a great resource to use to practice your watercolor techniques.  This is the opening scene of The Jungle Book taken from a still of the illustrated version of the book.

Full Tutorial can be found on my blog at the link below.
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For my complete articles and tutorials, visit my SITE. That is where I do most of my business and you can find links to resources, complete portfolio, prints and video tutorials.

Hope to see you there,
-Steve

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Steven Powers (SMP)
Artist | Professional | Traditional Art
United States
I am a freelance Concept Artist and Writer. I believe the painting must tell a story and invoke a feeling in the audience.

I'm a self-taught artist and through the years I have been a musician, a fighter, a soldier, machinist, salesman, and a father. I have jumped out of airplanes; written songs and short stories; hold degrees in Web Design and Network Administration; extensive background in communications and computer science. I have always loved movies and animation, which eventually led me into video editing, then into Digital Arts. Though I have always been able to draw, I unfortunately had no official training other than "Art Appreciation" and "Technical Drawing" courses. So through a lot of time, effort, tutorials and guidance from others, I have been able to fill in some of the missing pieces.

Eventually I realize that throughout the years I have been building skills that are an asset to digital artists. My mechanical skills are a great asset in 3D modeling and concept art; Athletics and understanding of movement has helped with animation; Musical, Audio/Video skills are required for even the shortest animation; and while being a avid movie watcher, I had been training my eye. Art is a life long journey ...there will always be something new to learn.

If you have any questions please contact me at steven.powers.smp@gmail.com,
Steve
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darkalfar Featured By Owner May 15, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Are You Happy :iconominouswatchplz:  thank you for the watch, it is much appreciated Daisy thanks for watchUltra Excitement
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simbalm Featured By Owner Edited Jun 23, 2017  Student General Artist
Hi! furious wave by nillemotes Just wanted to say keep up the great work and have a wonderful day
Btw, thanks for the favs!
I'm Famous Stamp by Khrinx
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Pajunen Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2016
Thanks for the :+fav:
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MightyRaptor Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2016  Student Digital Artist
hi
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dommylive Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you for the +fav :D Handshake 

Your work is wonderful also :clap: 
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Steven-Powers-SMP Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you.
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Ploopie Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2014   Digital Artist
Hey there!
I just stopped by to say thanks alot for the watch! :heart:
I'm glad you liked my art and I really appreciate your support.
Hope you will have a wonderful day! :huggle:
~Caroline
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Steven-Powers-SMP Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Your welcome.  I hope to have a couple of design sketches up shortly [traditional medai].  Been busy lately with life.  So times I'm more productive than others. Thanks for stopping by.
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Ploopie Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2014   Digital Artist
I know how it is, I have been busy with life as well.. or well I have no clue what I am doing with the time sometimes :XD:
I have not been drawing for months now >.<
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Steven-Powers-SMP Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
I may not have time to do a real project, but I do keep a mechanical pencil and pen in my pocket and doodle on spare paper or small sketch book ...if I like an idea that I sketch I will scan or take a pic with my cell.  I was on a call for over an hour or two at a customer's site and doodled on a large cardboard box.  It turned into a mural by the time I was done.  Not everything was great but I still took about 4 snapshots to document it.
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