What you get:

  • Workshop Video with unlimited access
  • Printable references 
  • Printable materials and instruction sheet


In this workshop we will learn to illustrate a beautiful vintage style french dresser to fill with your finest paper china!


During the class we will use a range of illustrative techniques and loads to cheats to create a dresser of dreams! Have fun creating and arranging all the elements in a fail safe and easy way.


Loads of painting and layout tips throughout AND various options of size and finish. Use this lovely project as a finished piece of wall art or add to your sketchbook or journal. You could even use the small dresser elements on cards and in mini books if you prefer to work on a miniature scale. As always the options and variations are numerous and adaptable to all ages and abilities. 

Illustrated Paper Dresser

  • Materials for the session are dependent on what you like to use but the following are are a good place to start:

    • Fine liner (waterproof, approx nib size 0.1mm or smaller!) in black

    • Pencil 2B/HB, eraser, sharpener

    • An A4 sheet of cartridge paper or thin card or sketchbook for your dresser

    • Two sheets of A4 thin card /heavy weight cartridge/watercolour paper. 

    • Acrylic or Gouache paint. If you don't have this you can use watercolour.

    • Mixing Palette

    • A selection of paint brushes (round, pointed, approx size 4 or 2  plus a larger size brush 6-8)

    • Coloured pencils (Good Quality)

    • White gel pen or Posca white paint pen ultra fine (0.7mm nib) (or white gouache)

    • Water pot

    • Kitchen Roll

    • Watercolour Paints

    • Scissors

    • Glue stick or double sided tape

    • Tracing paper

    • Small ruler

    • Scraps of vintage paper or magazine pages, junk mail, old music, newspaper, old books etc

    • Special china, books, odds and ends nearby to use as an additional reference

    You will receive links to download your Digital products in the 'Thank You' page of the Checkout, along with an emailed 'Order Summary' which also has a link. 

    This link will last for 30 days. Because this is a downloadable product, we don't accept returns, exchanges or cancellations. But please contact us if you have any problems with your order. We'd be happy to help!

    This project is for personal use only and for the purchasing recepient only. The sale of art made from this workshop, or the re-sale of the workshop is forbidden. If you are going to be making a commercial art product based on this workshop with the intention of selling it, please contact me to purchase a commercial licence.