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How to Paint Skin Tones in Oil
     

How to Paint Skin Tones in Oil

by Chris Saper
 

In this workshop, you will learn how to create a wide variety of skin tones for realistic, expressive portrait paintings. Using six models in the studio, Chris helps you create color recipes for each skin tone in oil, showing, step by step, how to mix a wide range of colors in both light and shadow, so that you can create successful portraits of your

Overview

In this workshop, you will learn how to create a wide variety of skin tones for realistic, expressive portrait paintings. Using six models in the studio, Chris helps you create color recipes for each skin tone in oil, showing, step by step, how to mix a wide range of colors in both light and shadow, so that you can create successful portraits of your own.

  • Mix color for blonds, red-heads, brunettes, light, olive and dark skin
  • Learn about color characteristics such as temperature, intensity, and value
  • 97 minutes of premier art instruction

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440319297
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
01/11/2012
Series:
ArtistNetworkTV Series
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.60(d)

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Meet the Author

Saper is a portraitist, teacher and author of Painting Beautiful Skin Tones With Color & Light (2001), as well as 2 ArtistsNetwork.TV workshops, Painting Oil Portraits in Warm Light with Chris Saper (10/09, one of ArtistsNetwork.TV's bestselling DVDs for the period of 4/1/10 through 3/31/11) and Capturing the Beauty of Monochrome Oil Portraits (10/09). In her capacity as a faculty member of the Portrait Society of America, she has participated in many classes, panel discussions, hundreds of critiques and countless portfolio reviews, developing a very solid insight into the obstacles that keep artists from seeing and painting skin tones well. She has written and self published two books designed to support specific workshop courses she’s developed: For Love or Money: A Business Handbook for Portrait Painters and Mostly Monochrome: Six Step-by-Step Demonstrations that can be seen here: http://www.blurb.com/search/site_search-search=chris+saper&filter=all&commit=Search.

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