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Demystifying Oil Painting - Up Your Portrait Game in 1 Hour!

Jia Sung, Painter and Illustrator

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7 Videos (18m)
    • Overview

    • Materials

    • Surface Prep

    • Setting Up

    • Getting Inspired

    • Making Your Painting

    • Final Thoughts


About This Class

Be a more effective and confident oil painter and portrait artist! I will cover basics of oil paint, from materials and methods to a brief discussion of how painting from life will help you paint from photo reference and use color more effectively, as well as give tips and tricks on portraiture and likenesses.

I will walk you through the class project, a 1 hour self-portrait assignment from life, by demonstrating my own process and what goals I try to keep in mind with each painting.

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I wish that the videos had an option of subtitles. I like Jia's work but sometimes couldn't tell what she said.
Very fun idea to practise. I found the sound a little quiet but that might have just been my computer. Thank you for sharing your self portrait
Very professional and helpful. Information is well-presented and motivating/encouraging!





Jia Sung

Painter and Illustrator

Jia Sung is a painter and illustrator, born in Minnesota, bred in Singapore, now based in Brooklyn. In her spare time, she is a monkey.

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