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12 Lessons (2h 46m)
    • 1. How to Paint Flesh Tones: Introduction

      3:42
    • 2. How to Paint Flesh Tones: Materials

      5:52
    • 3. How to Paint Flesh Tones: Proportions of the Face

      7:48
    • 4. How to Paint Flesh Tones: Underpainting

      30:35
    • 5. How to Paint Flesh Tones: Light Side Color Lay In

      16:19
    • 6. How to Paint Flesh Tones: Shadow Side Color Lay In

      18:01
    • 7. How to Paint Flesh Tones: Big Form Modeling

      17:55
    • 8. How to Paint Flesh Tones: Feature Handouts

      18:16
    • 9. How to Paint Flesh Tones: Ear Handout

      6:08
    • 10. How to Paint Flesh Tones: Describing the Planes

      20:05
    • 11. How to Paint Flesh Tones: Hands and Feet Handouts

      14:29
    • 12. How to Paint Flesh Tones: Finishing Touches

      6:43

About This Class

Have you felt drawn to painting the figure but are unsure how to begin?  In this 2 hour and 45 minute class, I'll show you how to mix rich and luminous flesh tones as I walk you through the stages to developing a nude figure painting. You can follow along with me in oils, which is what I'm using, or use acrylics as well.  You can find good source photos to work from at posespace.com, or use any photo that you already have. In this class you will learn how to tone your canvas before you begin and how to use oil paints so that they're fun and easy. I'll show you measuring techniques that will ensure that you get accurate proportions and a good structure to your figure painting.  Next I will show you how to develop a monochromatic underpainting using Burnt Umber oil paint. With this foundation, you will be ready to move to color, where I show you exactly how I mix the flesh tones! This class is for absolutely all levels from complete beginner to the more advanced artist. The beginner will learn fundamental principles such as how to mix colors and render form. The more advanced student will discover how to take their work to the next level and achieve the finish that they desire. 

 

Check out my other classes:

Portrait Painting from a Photo: Underpainting (part 1)

Portrait Painting from a Photo: Color (part 2)

Portrait Painting with a Full Palette

Glazing, Scumbling and Impasto Paint Application Techniques

Composition in Art