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

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'd recommend this class for those who already have some drawing & painting experience. She explains her process very well and quickly. She also gives a very good explanation as to why painting from life is helpful, cool and why solely using photo reference shouldn't be heavily relied upon.
I really appreciated the casual, non threatening approach to this lesson. Not intimidating for a beginner!
Very well presented and articulate tutorial.

Lifelong Learner





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.