Paul Hopkinson - Wildlife Artist

is creating real time watercolour video lessons, tutorials and lots more!
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Project Photo, Drawing, Written Tutorial, Tips Videos

$5 gives you access to 

  • A full step by step written PDF guide to go alongside the 'current month’s' video lesson.
  • An approx. 30 min - 1 hour mini video tutorial per month!

Current month and back catalogue of - 

  • Project photos and drawing guides
  • Tips and Techniques videos
  • Access to the community support pages
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All above PLUS real time video tuition 

$10 gives you instant access to 

  • All of the $5 content PLUS
  • 3-5 hours of real time video tuition for ALL the monthly projects - start to finish. These are split into 4 or 5 sections. I explain everything as I paint, I only speed up repetitive sections and I don’t use jargon!  You may see samples of these on other platforms, you get the full version here.
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All above PLUS 5 Hi-Res Photos, Giclee Print and 2 Critiques

$20 gives you instant access to 

  • All of the $5 & $10 content 
  • 5 Hi-Res photos per month for your own projects. 
  • Every 4 months at this level I will send you a signed Giclee print of my choice.
  • 2 detailed critiques per month.
  • Your name will be mentioned, as a thank you, in the credits of any videos I make this month.




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About Paul Hopkinson - Wildlife Artist

Welcome to my Patreon channel
  • Tutorials available to watch anytime 24/7, so you can choose and paint at your own pace.
  • A brand new 4-5 hour tutorial every month, so there's always something to paint.
  • An additional short 30-60 minute mini tutorial every month for those short painting times.
  • A complementary botanical project that you can add to your wildlife portraits.
  • A complete step by step PDF document for the current month's main tutorial.
  • Tips, tricks and techniques videos.
  • Plus extra Patreon only video tips.
  • Join today and get instant access to 29+ full video 4-5 hour wildlife tutorials.
  • Work at entirely your own pace.
  • Learn to paint wildlife, all from the comfort of your own home.
  • I will guide you through every step of the painting from start to finish.
I started drawing when I was knee high to a grasshopper but didn’t pick up my first brush until the age of eleven. For many years I have undertaken watercolour, oil, acrylic and graphite commissions and have painted portraits, landscapes and animals. I now paint as a full time artist and have 40 years experience. I love every minute of my work!

My Patreon channel allows me to pass on my passion for watercolours.
I love to teach others the techniques I use to create my wildlife portraits and love even more to see the results that they achieve.
I do much prefer to film myself painting whilst chatting away at the same time, rather than recording a voice over after the painting is done. To me the way I do this gives you the feeling as if you are with me, sat by my side whilst I chat to you showing you what to do.
So painting with all the interruptions including the tractors, makes it even more real and less sterile.

For those of you who are not familiar with Patreon, I've given a brief overview below.  Once again thank you for looking up my page and I look forward to working with you.

Patreon is a subscription based platform; once you are a member you get access to the entire back catalogue of video tutorials with new content uploaded monthly.

I am using my channel to teach others how to use the exciting medium of watercolour to paint wildlife. Take a look at what others have achieved already through my tuition. I have nearly 40 years of experience, let my friendly tuition help you avoid the mistakes I’ve made and don’t forget to clear a wall for all the lovely artwork you will soon be creating!

There are 4 levels of subscription depending on what you want. You can change your subscription and your level at any time. The site is in $, but you can subscribe from anywhere in the world. Should you be unsure whether my style of tuition will suit you - take a look at the free content and maybe have a go at painting the robin from start to finish?

Wren Level $5 gives you access to all project photos, a drawing guide, a full step by step written guide for the current month’s lesson, a full short 30min - 1hr monthly video and the complementary botanical video. Access to the community support pages, private Facebook group and a variety of tips and techniques videos.

Robin Level $10 gives you access to ALL of the above content PLUS 3-5 hours of real time video tuition for EVERY aspect of EVERY project including the main tutorial. I explain everything as I paint, I only speed up repetitive sections and I don’t use jargon! Take a look at the back catalogue of projects - you will have instant access to ALL of these.

Kingfisher Level $20 gives you access to ALL of the above content PLUS 2 critiques per month, 5 new Hi-Res reference photos per month, instant access to the back catalogue of photos, I will mention your name in the credits for any videos I make in the current month and every 4 months you will find a signed giclée print of one of my paintings on your doormat.

Barn Owl Level $30 gives you access to ALL of the above content PLUS a monthly mystery gift delivered to your door and send me a photo of your work from my tutorials and I’ll display it on social media for you.

Enough of me - finally, this is what some of my members have to say about my Patreon channel. Come and join them, I look forward to welcoming you to my channel too!

“In a matter of weeks you have transformed my painting abilities and I can’t thank you enough.” Joy

“What I want to say is that this was my absolute favorite tutorial yet! I feel sad that I am finished. Anyway, thank you so much for your wonderful ability to teach this old dog so many new tricks! I am enjoying painting so much more lately! Thank you!!” Sally

Thank you for an amazing tutorial. I am a beginner and found it easy to follow your instructions.” Marie
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$1,792 of $2,000 per month
To purchase new camera equipment to produce better quality videos
Firstly a massive thank you to everyone here, you are amazing!
Getting to this level will finally enable me to work many more hours for you here on Patreon. It will also enable me to upgrade my equipment and purchase a new camera, camera rigging, microphone and lighting to enable me to create even better videos. Giving you better colour and video quality along with better audio.
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