Perfect Portraits: Painting Faces and Skin Tones in Watercolor with Ease

Sade J, Watercolorist & Illustrator

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25 Lessons (2h 46m)
    • 1. Introduction and Overview

      0:43
    • 2. Materials : What You Need for This Course

      1:33
    • 3. Just Breathe: Some Things to Keep In Mind

      0:31
    • 4. Values: The Most Important Part of a Portrait

      2:47
    • 5. References: How to Create Reference Photos that are Easy to Use

      12:13
    • 6. Black and White: How to Paint a Value Portrait

      4:20
    • 7. Let’s talk about skin tone: The Truth about Pre-mixed Colors

      1:20
    • 8. My Favorite Colors for Painting Portraits

      8:21
    • 9. Simple Mixes: The Basics of Mixing Skin Tones

      0:49
    • 10. Let’s Make Mud : Using the Primary and Complimentary Colors

      8:48
    • 11. The Sphere Exercise: A Simple Portrait Warm-up

      1:13
    • 12. Getting it on Paper: How to Transfer Your Image

      3:09
    • 13. First Steps: Painting a Simple Portrait

      17:40
    • 14. Purple: My Portrait Painting Secret Weapon

      0:23
    • 15. The Magic of the Purple Underpainting

      1:38
    • 16. Layering: The Key to Living Skin

      1:47
    • 17. Undertones: Why all Skin is Not the Same

      1:31
    • 18. Painting a Very Pale Portrait

      13:56
    • 19. Painting a Pale Portrait

      13:27
    • 20. Painting a Medium Portrait

      20:33
    • 21. Painting a Dark Portrait

      24:18
    • 22. Painting a Very Dark Portrait

      23:33
    • 23. Extra Credit: How to Add Blush

      0:37
    • 24. Wrap Up : What Did We Learn?

      0:36
    • 25. Class Project and Thank You!

      0:39
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