Cover art for Learn to Paint Portraits Quickly
Published
Batsford Books, February 2022
ISBN
9781849946698
Format
Hardcover, 112 pages
Dimensions
15cm × 19.6cm × 1.4cm

Learn to Paint Portraits Quickly

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Bestselling artist and writer Hazel Soan delivers a concise and approachable guide to portrait painting, with simple exercises and step-by-step demonstrations.

Whether you are using watercolour, oils or acrylic, Lean to Paint Portraits Quickly explains the key elements of catching a likeness in portrait painting in a mixture of mediums. The book is filled with easy-to-follow instructions and step-by-step exercises that can be digested in a short period of time, and written in an accessible way for all artists to learn about portraiture.

The key elements of portraiture covered in this concise book include:

Finding the likeness

Creating form - the light and shade

The facial features

Painting the hair

Skin tone and colouring

The body, clothing and background

Illustrated with Hazel's magnificent, colourful paintings, and with practical advice and demonstrations throughout, this book is the perfect tool to help beginners master portrait painting - quickly.

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