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Mastering figurative art is no small feat, particularly when it comes to portrait art. Rendering the human form, in any medium, requires careful attention to proportions, scale, and familiarity with anatomy. Here we delve into must-know information on figure painting and portraiture, from how to draw people and how to draw portraits to moving beyond a sense of likeness to capture a figure’s essence.

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Passion is a matter of ideas for artist Nathaniel Skousen. It is ideas that hold him spellbound and guide his honest, hopeful portrait paintings and drawings. Painting Process, Figure Painting, Painting & Drawing, Portrait Art, Portrait Paintings, Drawing People, Cool Art, Awesome Art, Contemporary Artists

When Passion Is an Idea | The Art Pursuit of Nathaniel Skousen

Passion, for artist Nathaniel Skousen, is a matter of ideas. It is ideas that hold him spellbound and ideas that guide his honest and hopeful portraits.

Luminous by Lyon Burdick Watercolor, Pastel & Gold Paint ~ 22 x 30 Figure Painting, Painting & Drawing, Watercolor Paintings, Sue Lyon, Acrylic Painting Tips, Pastel Portraits, Guache, Portrait Art, Portrait Paintings

Gold Leaf, Glitter and Glam … Oh My! | Mixing Media in Pastel Portraiture

From watercolor to pastel, to gold leaf and beyond, artist Susan Lyon's work in mixed media will leave you in awe, inspired and ready for more. Here's why.

Learn tips for improving your portrait paintings and go from good to great with Kristy Gordon! Art Nouveau, Good To Great, Painting Workshop, Southwest Art, Best Portraits, Fantasy, Illustrations, Beauty Art, New Artists

Portraits: From Good to Great Streaming Video

Learn tips for improving your portrait paintings and go from good to great with Kristy Gordon!

Learn how to paint like Rembrandt! Artist Kristy Gordon breaks down Rembrandt's signature style and techniques like glazing, scumbling, sfumato, and impasto. Portraits, Portrait Art, Rembrandt Portrait, Pencil Portrait, Illustration Art Nouveau, Design Floral, Painting Workshop, Southwest Art, Learn To Paint

Portrait Painting: Rembrandt's Techniques Streaming Video

Join artist Kristy Gordon as she breaks down Rembrandt's signature style, using reference photos and detailed demonstrations to teach?techniques you can incorporate into your own portrait art.

Learn to paint portraits in the style of John Singer Sargent. Artist Kristy Gordon breaks down his painting style & technique to take your portraits to the next level in this detailed workshop. John Singer Sargent, Portraits, Portrait Art, Oil Painting On Canvas, Figure Painting, Painting Workshop, Southwest Art, Process Art, International Artist

Portrait Painting: John Singer Sargent's Techniques Streaming Video

Join artist Kristy Gordon as she breaks down John Singer Sargent's signature style and techniques you can incorporate into your own portrait art.Instant access after purchase. This product is streaming only and is not downloadable. It will be accessible from My Purchases located in your Account after purchase.

Whether new to drawing or just want a fun technique to try, learn how to quickly draw a no-phone selfie, or a simple self-portrait, step-by-step. Painting Studio, Painting Lessons, Painting For Kids, Figure Painting, Art Lessons, Drawing People Faces, Culture Day, Portrait Art, Portraits

The No-Phone Selfie | How to Draw Self-Portraits in the Easiest Way

Whether new to drawing or just want a fun technique to try, learn how to quickly draw a no-phone selfie, or a simple self-portrait, step-by-step.

Take portrait painting beyond the basics with a thorough examination of anatomical features and an in-depth explanation of how to use plumb lines and apex points to lay in shapes. Drawing Artist, Life Drawing, Figure Drawing, Drawing Hair, Learn Drawing, Drawing Techniques, Drawing Tips, Drawing Tutorials, How To Draw Hair

Drawing a Portrait from Life: Costa Vavagiakis Streaming Video

Take portrait painting beyond the basics with a thorough examination of anatomical features and an in-depth explanation of how to use plumb lines and apex points to lay in shapes.Instant access after purchase. This product is streaming only and is not downloadable. It will be accessible from My Purchases located in your Account after purchase.

Using a live model, art instructor Lea Colie Wight demonstrates how to free yourself from formulaic painting, giving you the tools you need to paint confidently with your colors. Figure Painting, Figure Drawing, Oil Painting Techniques, Live Model, Art Model, Drawing People, Portrait Art, Art Tutorials, Color Mixing

Color Essentials: A Painter's Guide with Lea Colie Wight Streaming Video

Improve your portrait painting with these color mixing lessons & oil painting techniques!Instant access after purchase. This product is streaming only and is not downloadable. It will be accessible from My Purchases located in your Account after purchase.

Drawing & Painting People with John Raynes: Approaching Portraits with Confidence, Part 1 Streaming Video Eye Painting, Face Painting Designs, Painting People, Drawing People, Figure Painting, Portrait Art, Portraits, Head & Shoulders, Painting Techniques

Drawing & Painting People with John Raynes: Approaching Portraits with Confidence, Part 1 Streaming Video

Get great results in your portraiture with these lessons on how to paint eyes, ears, nose, mouth, and more, and put them together to paint faces in a variety of mediums.Instant access after purchase. This product is streaming only and is not downloadable. It will be accessible from My Purchases located in your Account after purchase.

Why Did Whistler Paint the Way He Did? Portrait Painting Lessons Straight from the Source From his mother to unfinished portraits of Parisian models, we suss out what made this famed painter tick and compile lessons directly from his letters and writings. Figure Painting, Painting & Drawing, Whistler's Mother, James Abbott Mcneill Whistler, Paris Model, Portrait Art, Portraits, Painting Lessons, Drawing Techniques

Why Did Whistler Paint His Mother Like That

James Abbott McNeill Whistler was a leading artist in his day and his legacy continues to inspire steer and inspire contemporary painters. Here are the painting lessons he shared with students of his day.

"Padme Resplendent with Naboo Mandala" by Artist: Carl J. Samson / 22 & gold leaf background on rare era chestnut panet / Portrait of Natalie Portman / Star Wars Art: Visions, Collection of George Lucas The Artist Magazine, Oil Portrait, Portrait Paintings, Leaf Background, Mandala Painting, Star Wars Art, American Artists, Art Oil, Art Techniques

Star Wars Art: How Carl Samson Painted an Oil Portrait of Padmé

Faced with the challenge of creating a Star Wars themed piece for George Lucas’s book Star Wars Art: Visions, artist Carl Samson decided to paint an oil portrait with gold leaf on wood panel of Padmé (Queen Amidala). He explains how he created his oil painting of Padmé, step-by-step. Read the story.

This edition of Artist HQ spotlights Patricia Guzmán, Mexico City-based painter whose most extensive body of work, "Roots" depict portraits of Native peoples. For Patricia, every portrait is a chance to provoke empathy, awareness and connection. Painting People, Drawing People, Artist Painting, Figure Painting, Body Painting, Mexican Artists, Expresso, Artist Profile, Portrait Art

Artist HQ: Portraits of a People from Patricia Guzmán

This edition of Artist HQ spotlights Patricia Guzmán, Mexico City-based painter whose most extensive body of work, "Roots" depict portraits of Native peoples. For Patricia, every portrait is a chance to provoke empathy, awareness and connection.

Certain qualities make memorable portrait drawings and paintings. Discover the simple science of portraiture, how to place your focal point(s), with tips that go back to the Old Masters. Old Things, Things To Come, Portrait Art, Portraits, Golden Ratio, Easy Science, Old Master, Drawing People, Figure Painting

The Golden Ratio, Eye of God and Sweet Spots

Certain qualities make memorable portrait drawings and paintings. Discover the simple science of portraiture, how to place your focal point(s), with tips that go back to the Old Masters.

Must-See Portraits by True Master Artist Daniel Greene Portraits, Portrait Art, Drawing People, Figure Painting, Figurative Art, Love Her, Jr, Studio, Celebrities

Must-See Portraits by True Master Artist Daniel Greene

To celebrate the life and art of a true master artist, Daniel Greene, we've put together a roundup of some of his most iconic portraiture featured in his book, Daniel E. Greene: Studios and Subways.

"Judging from the reaction, the official 2018 portraits of former President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama were anything but bland. At left, the portrait of Mr. Obama by Kehinde Wiley, and the portrait of Mrs. Obama by Amy Sherald. Obama Portrait, Portrait Art, Portrait Paintings, Michelle Obama, Barack Obama, African American Artist, African American History, American Women, Artists

This edition of #FlashArtFact is all about the recent shakeup in presidential portraits. #obamaportraits

Artist Susan Lyon takes portraiture and mixed media to another level by artfully adding gold leaf and glitter. Dakotah in the Golden Necklace by Susan Lyon, mixed media How To Grow Natural Hair, Pastel Portraits, Portrait Art, Portrait Paintings, Confident Woman, African American Women, Love Art, Character Inspiration, Images

Gold Leaf, Glitter and Glam … Oh My! | Mixing Media in Pastel Portraiture

From watercolor to pastel, to gold leaf and beyond, artist Susan Lyon's work in mixed media will leave you in awe, inspired and ready for more. Here's why.

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