Oil Painting Tutorial
“This Portrait Painting tutorial is loaded with information to help you take your portraits to the next level! We’re going to dive deep into the process with over 7 and a half hours of content!”
I’ve dedicated the last 15 years to mastering painting; let me show you some great techniques that will save you the time an effort grinding it out in the studio. Take your portraits further – check out this tutorial!
What you will learn
- I will show you the Materials I use for creating an oil painting, from the paint and mediums to the brushes and grounds.
- You’ll see up close how I use brushwork to define the subject
- I will show you my palette where Colour Mixing plays an important role in creating realism!
- I use many mediums in my process and here I keep it simple and share a tried and true application.
- The painting is built up to a rich surface by layering the paint over many passes.
- I show you how modelling with paint defines form creating a 3D scene!
- You’ll see the entire painting process broken down in easy to understand steps, from the Sketch to blocking in and even applying the fine details.
Can acrylic painters gain something from your tutorials?
Absolutely, whilst the mediums have their differences many of the concepts here are the same. It all comes down to colour and composition and these elements are universal in painting.
Do you talk about colour mixing?
Yes! Frequently. Colour mixing is important and intermittently through the presentation I show my palette and how I mix some of the colours in this painting
Can the viewer paint along with you?
You’re more than welcome to paint along and I do provide the reference photo as well as the final painting for you to print out. However I recommend using this tutorial as a guide to paint your own portraits and take these techniques to create your own unique vision. This will give you the nudge you need to take your paintings to the next level.
Do you show how to achieve details?
Yes, I have zoomed in to show some of these finer details being applied.
Does the download work for iPad?
Yes, but we have found that each version of the ipad requires a different software, so before purchasing can please check out what software your ipad requires to download an MP4 file. Thank you!
If I get stuck or need technical support can I contact you?
Absolutely, whether your question is painting related or a technical issue, we are here to help and only an email away!