Classic Children’s Portraits in Oil
Gain the skills to bring your subject to life in an expressive, polished portrait! Award-winning portraitist Nanette Fluhr shows you how to paint children, starting with choosing a subject, pose and mood for your painting. Create an accurate line drawing of your subject with Nanette's expert, easy-to-follow tips on proportion. Then, translate your sketch into an imprimatura underpainting to establish underlying values and forms. Find out how to mix a range of realistic skin tones and beautiful hues as you apply vibrant color to your painting. Finally, refine your portrait with glazing and scumbling techniques and add lifelike details with personality-filled features and flowing hair.