Portrait Painting Videos
Painting a portrait is not just painting what you see, you must look beyond mere resemblance and accuracy of proportion.
It's usually preferable to go for more flattering representation rather than literal likeness. Believe me, most clients won't mind. It's great if you have a chance to get to know your client beforehand and learn something about his or her personality. Just remember that most portraits will require some degree of artistic license.
How To Paint A PortraitMany artists prefer to work from photos. This is definitely something that is recommended for beginners, because it allows you to take all the time you need. In the following two videos you will find out how a master painter Irv Rudley goes about painting his portraits. Learn and enjoy.
Portrait Painting Video #1:
Portrait Painting Video #2:
For the most complete video painting instructions see Learn & Master Painting with Gayle Levee.
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