Amarilys Henderson // Part 2 Sketch Noting Series: The Secret to Drawing Faces

Episode 211. Aired Friday, April 21, 2017.

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Friday, April 21 @ 2:30 pm ET / 11:30 am PT, I will be interviewing entrepreneur, watercolor artist, teacher, and illustrator Amarilys Henderson. She will tell us about how simplifying the face can make all the difference and give us some tips and common hangups when people are drawing faces. We will talk about drawing different expressions, faces from different angles, and how shapes and colors play a role in communicating the vibe and feel of the subject.

She is an incredible illustrator and we will peek behind the curtain and see how she is expanding her business and what she is doing to stay creative and keep the ideas flowing.


Check out Amarilys at:


Links to her supplies from her Florals Skillshare class:

SUPPLIES for Modern Watercolor Florals 3 Ways by Amarilys Henderson

Pan Watercolors

Travel Set Sampling of Mission Paints

Fluid (Liquid) Watercolors

Acrylic Ink


Sizes: 2, 8, 16, 24






Things we talked about on the show:

Kyle Webster’s article about style

List of all of Amarilys’ Skillshare classes

We talked about both Setting up Shop and Expressive Little Faces

Her YouTube video where she talked more about Surtex:

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