Alan’s passion for painting has made him venture further in the field of fine arts exploring various methods of oil painting inspired by the palettes of Frank Reilly and Daniel E. Greene. He has been fortunate to attend Daniel’s Greene’s oil portrait demo/classes held in his North Salem, NY studio and considers Daniel’s work and teachings a major influence in his paintings.
This is the first time I’ve done this project with them, so it’s kind of an experiment.
We are all working from the same photo, one of mine. I chose a mostly full front view of the face. It is classic Rembrandt lighting, in which there is a triangular patch of light on the shadowed side of the face.
About Nathan Fowkes I do concept art, color and lighting design for animation and entertainment projects, notable clients include DreamWorks, Blue Sky, Disney and Digital Domain. It’s a great job but since everything is painted digitally I spend my own time painting with traditional mediums, these paintings and sketches are the emphasis my blog. I’ll […]
Enjoy this free lesson from artist Karin Wells (see bio and website at the end of the lesson) painting techniques of the masters. There were certain effective and beautiful techniques that master painters from the past used again and again in their paintings and artist Karin Wells would like to teach you one of them […]
This demo will specifically address the challenges of representational life drawing.
About Sandrine Pelissier I grew up in France but have been living in Canada for the last 12 years, I am currently located in North Vancouver and work from a studio on Pemberton Avenue. Watercolor is my medium of choice because of the unique way it allows me to render light. The transparency of this […]
Enjoy this beautiful pastel portrait painting demonstration by artist Jean Hildebrant. Jean Hildebrant paints in oil and pastel mediums. Specializing in portraits and figurative works (see full bio below). Pastel Portrait Painting Demonstration Step 1 I recently was the demo artist for UArt sanded pastel paper at the NAMTA trade show. I started this on […]
About the Artist George Max is a Geologist, Fine Artist and Professional Translator from central Guatemala in Middle America. He was born in 1968 in a small town called of Cobán, 200 km north of Guatemala City. He traveled to the USA (Colorado State) in 1989 to study English under a one year scholarship program. […]
About David Te Hi, my name is David Te. I began thinking about art seriously when I was 18 after seeing my sister Faith, who is also an artist, draw a portrait of a person. It immediately inspired me to draw portraits as well. I have had no formal art schooling at all so I […]
The following is a step by step 12 part realistic portrait drawing tutorial created by Artist Andrew Fisher. This is a video lesson that I found on YouTube. It is a lesson on how to draw Rihanna step by step using pencil. Step 1 – Anatomy and Math Andrew needs to enlarge the photo while […]