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Watercolor Eyes

I love this artist’s work.  Maybe it will give you some ideas.  Inspiring!  If you want to see more by Agnes Cecile, click here.

Inspiration

Paint a Portrait Profile

This portrait demonstration is a good one.  The artist not only gives some excellent tips start to finish during the process, but goes a little deeper into the heart of creativity and how it works. 10 more words

Paint With Oils

Creative Portraits

I love this artist’s work.  Her name is Agnes Cecile, and her portraits epitomize the boundless nature of art.  This portrait shows us if you get the human features correct and in proportion, the rest of the painting can then become an infinitely beautiful flourish.

Inspiration

Professional Portrait Painting Process

Today’s lesson is a quick look at one professional artist’s approach to completing a commissioned portrait.  This video takes us through his painting process that spans several weeks.   11 more words

Paint With Oils

Easy Flesh Tones

This short lesson demonstrates how you can mix a custom skin color using just the three primary colors and white.  This would prove very valuable if you run low on yellow ochre or burnt sienna!

Paint With Oils

Portrait Likeness

Artist James Sulkowski leads a short lesson in how to identify the lengths and distances between the facial features that are unique to each human face.   9 more words

Composition

Under - Painting

Here is the demonstration of a technique I personally found to be incredibly useful, especially in the painting of a portrait.  The artist in the video also touches upon the benefit of painting freely, and taking risks.

Composition