Portrait in a challenging angle

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About Course

Are you looking for a fun and creative way to learn how to paint a portrait? Do you want to explore different techniques and materials to express yourself on canvas? If so, then this online painting lesson is perfect for you!

In this lesson, you will learn how to create an expressive mixed media background on canvas by being free and making the marks you like. You will use various tools and mediums, such as brushes, markers, pastel pencils and more, to create a unique and colorful base for your portrait.

Then, you will learn how to draw a portrait in an challenging angle using a reference photo. I will explain the proportions of a face and show you how to use a scale tool to achieve the right proportions. You will also learn how to sketch the features and the contours of the face with confidence.

Finally, you will learn how to paint the portrait in acrylics by painting in thin layers of paint. You will see how I mix the paint and how to create depth by using tonal value. You will also learn how to blend the colours and add details to your portrait.

By the end of this lesson, you will have a beautiful and expressive portrait with personality and style. You will also have learned new skills and techniques that you can apply to your future paintings.

This online painting lesson is suitable for beginners and intermediate painters who want to improve their portrait skills and have fun with mixed media. You can follow along with me at your own pace and ask me any questions along the way.

You will get access to the video tutorial, the reference photo, the materials list, and the feedback from me. Don’t miss this opportunity to unleash your creativity and learn how to paint a portrait in a challenging angle!

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What Will You Learn?

  • using different media to create an expressive background
  • proportions of a portrait
  • drawing a portrait in a challenging angle
  • using a scale tool for proportions
  • painting a portrait layering acrylics
  • creating depth through tonal value
  • incorporating the portrait with the background

Course Content

Part 1, Introduction, supplies and background

  • introduction, art supplies and painting the background

Part 2, proportions of a portrait

Part 3, drawing the portrait

Part 4, painting the portrait