How To Paint A Deer

10 Amazing (and Easy!) Tutorials

Introduction

I’ve always fancied painting portraits of deer, but failed to do so as I didn’t know where to start. Fortunately, I got my hands on a few tutorials on how to paint a deer, and managed to get started. Studying these tutorials helped me a lot, and I made good progress with my deer paintings. And if they could help me out, I’m sure you too will find some benefit while studying these tutorials.

To paint a deer, you need to ensure three things. First, you need to decide on a stance or posture for the deer. Next, you should focus on the horns, and make sure they’re symmetrical. Finally, you should add in the necessary details and lighting effects as per necessity.

Tutorial Number 1 Drawing Wars

Majestic Painting of a Deer Head

Majestic Painting of a Deer Head

In this video tutorial, you’ll learn how to paint a majestic painting of a dear head. There’s also a bit of snow shown in the artwork if you haven’t noticed. The painting is quite nicely done, and is very neatly colored. It’s not too difficult to work on, but I’d still recommend you get a good understanding of how acrylics works before you start working on this.

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Simple Watercolor Painting of a Baby Deer

Simple Watercolor Painting of a Baby Deer

This painting is done with watercolor, and shows a baby deer playing in the grass. It’s a very simple artwork, and doesn’t have much to offer in terms of shades and depth. If you’re a beginner with watercolors, you’ll surely enjoy painting this. The tutorial itself is nicely structured, and you won’t face any problem understanding it.

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Cute Baby Deer Painting

Cute Baby Deer Painting

This demonstration will show you the absolute basic process of painting a deer. More specifically, you’ll be working on a painting of a baby deer. As far as acrylic painting goes, this is by far one of the simplest, and easiest paintings. It’s merely a splash and dash of paint, with a bit of detailing on the body. Although it’s not a masterpiece, you can learn a thing or two about coloring from this tutorial.

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Easy Deer Painting Tutorial

Easy Deer Painting Tutorial

This painting tutorial will show you how to paint a deer’s front and upper body portion using acrylics. It’s a simple painting, with a fine finish. As you can tell by looking at the painting, the coloring is quite smooth, and the little amount of shading that exists here is also quite nicely done. For a beginner’s level art piece, this painting sure has a lot to offer.

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Gorgeous Silhouette of a Deer in a Forest

Gorgeous Silhouette of a Deer in a Forest

If you’re looking to paint something a bit more aesthetic, you should check out this gorgeous silhouette painting of a deer in a forest. The deer is basically hiding in the mist. The scenery is painted very nicely, and it complements the silhouette. The little so use of color is also an attractive feature of this painting. Although the painting may seem easy, you might want to do a quick assessment of your skills before starting this one.

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Stunning Painting of Deer in the Snow

Stunning Painting of Deer in the Snow

In this video tutorial, you’ll learn how to paint deer in the snow. The white snow helps to elevate the appeal of the spotted deer. If you want, you could work on the deer’s body patterns a bit more, and give them a vivid or sharp appearance. Apart from that, the rest of the painting looks perfect the way it is. The tutorial guide you through the whole process. You just need to be patient, and focus on how the artist gets it done.

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Abstract Deer Art

Abstract Deer Art

For this video tutorial, we’ll be looking at an abstract painting of a deer. The artist opts for a scene of the outer space in the deer silhouette. The coloring is sublime with a smooth finish, and although the painting lacks details, it makes up for it with its vivid colors and shades. This isn’t a difficult painting to work on, and beginners can easily get it done.

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Realistic Watercolor Painting of a Deer

Realistic Watercolor Painting of a Deer

In this video lesson, you’ll get a good understanding of how to paint realistic portraits of animals in the wild using watercolors. Our subject for this painting is of course, a deer. Although the painting lacks details, it still has this simple and realistic look to it that you can only see if you’re looking at it from afar. I know a lot of you will say that this painting isn’t realistic, or that lifelike, but what you need to understand is that art is all about perspective, and it greatly depends on how you’re viewing this painting, and from what angle.

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Lovely Watercolor Portrait of a Deer

Lovely Watercolor Portrait of a Deer

If you’re interested in painting portraits or close-ups of animals, this is the perfect tutorial for you. Here, not only will you get to see how to paint a lovely portrait of a deer, but you’ll also learn how to use this approach for other paintings or subjects. The artist uses watercolors to paint the portrait, but you can go ahead and use oils or acrylics if you want. The process will more or less be the same, but the steps might slightly vary if you’re using any other type of color.

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Realistic Deer Painting in a Snowy Landscape

Realistic Deer Painting in a Snowy Landscape

This demonstration will show you how to paint a realistic oil painting of a deer in a snowy landscape. The picture looks lifelike, as if it were taken with a high definition camera. The details are spread evenly throughout this painting. From the deer’s fur, to the way the landscape has been painted, everything is picture perfect in this painting.

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My husband and I are learning how to draw and paint. We wanted to share this learning process with the world and have fun! That's why we created this blog. We'll have drawing contests every week and you'll decide who won that week! Follow along and learn with us!

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The Navarro-Rubios

My husband and I are learning how to draw and paint. We wanted to share this learning process with the world and have fun! That's why we created this blog. We'll have drawing contests every week and you'll decide who won that week! Follow along and learn with us!

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