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12-10-2011, 09:51 AM
Chris Saper (https://artistsnetwork.tv/c-2-workshops.aspx?fcat=artist&Artist=Chris%20Saper) is back with artistsnetwork.tv (http://artistsnetwork.tv) to help you Paint Oil Portraits in Cool Light (https://artistsnetwork.tv/p-360-painting-oil-portraits-in-cool-light-with-chris-saper.aspx). In this video workshop, you will follow along step by step as Chris demonstrates essentials such as lighting the subject, proportion, and painting features, along with specific instruction on mixing colors for skin tones, shadows and highlights. Learn techniques for color mixing, composition, brushstrokes, blending and more as you paint a stunning portrait, reminiscent of the masters--giving you the knowledge you need to create your own portraits!

Preview Painting Oil Portraits in Cool Light Now! (https://artistsnetwork.tv/p-360-painting-oil-portraits-in-cool-light-with-chris-saper.aspx)
Follow techniques to establish your portrait's structure by painting light and shadow patterns. Then use Chris' great take-home tip on painting hair with roundness and form for realistic effect.