Portraits from Life in 29 Steps

Portraits from Life in 29 Steps

by John Sanden


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Creating a likeness of a person is one of the greatest challenges an artist can face. In this book, John Howard Sanden makes the challenge much more achievable by breaking it down into 29 logical steps. Working in the exciting premier coup tradition, you will learn to execute a finished portrait in a single sitting, starting with your very first stroke. Perfected by Sanden over three decades of painting and teaching, this comprehensive method will help you create convincing, lively portraits every time.

Features two complete portrait-painting demonstrations! It's the clearest instruction you'll ever see on how to paint portraits in oil!

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ISBN-13: 9781581805826
Publisher: F+W Media
Publication date: 02/15/2004
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.45(d)

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Skuatmraa More than 1 year ago
This book shows how to paint portraits using oil paints. I personally use it for a conversion to digital painting. Its concepts are accurate and comprehensible for any painter who wants some quick lessons.