Painting Classic Portraits PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

Painting Classic Portraits free pdf Easy techniques for true-to-life portraits! If you think all portrait-painting books are the same, think again. This book will inspire you to approach your canvas with renewed (or newly discovered) enthusiasm and confidence. Using modern-day techniques, Luana Luconi Winner shows you how to capture not only a physical likeness, but also the personality and unique, natural expression of your subject. Her direct, relaxed teaching style takes the intimidation out of painting portraits, empowering artists of any skill level and medium to turn ordinary people into exceptional works of art. * Time-tested, easy-to-follow techniques for achieving accurate facial shapes and proportions. *10 quick-reference color charts make it easy to mix skin tones and hair colors for a full range of complexions and ethnicities. * Mini-demonstrations show how to use a variety of mediums--graphite, charcoal, pastels, watercolor and oils--to create sketches and preliminary studies. * Tips on using a digital camera to generate reference material and troubleshoot your compositions. * Three start-to-finish painting demonstrations in oils and pastels illustrate the particulars of painting males and females, adults and children. Destined to become a classic in its own right, Painting Classic Portraits covers every step in the process--from selecting clothes, backgrounds and props that tell a story, to using design elements to stir emotion in your viewers. It's everything you need to know to create timeless portraits and great paintings.

About Luana Luconi Winner

Luana Luconi Winner's portraits and paintings in oil and pastel have won national and international recognition and awards, including an international silver medal for a pastel portrait and "Best in Show" for an oil portrait at the Richeson International Figure and Portrait Competition. She is currently the President of the Pastel Society of North Carolina and sits on several art boards.

Details Book

Author : Luana Luconi Winner
Publisher : North Light Books
Data Published : 14 February 2013
ISBN : 1440321108
EAN : 9781440321108
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 144 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews Painting Classic Portraits



17 Comments Add a comment




Related eBooks Download


  • Painting Classic Portraits free pdfPainting Classic Portraits

    Easy techniques for true-to-life portraits. If you think all portrait-painting books are the same. think again. This book will inspire you to approach your canvas with renewed (or newly discovered) enthusiasm and confidence..


  • Classic Portrait Painting in Oils free pdfClassic Portrait Painting in Oils

    No medium competes with oil in the world of portrait painting. and oil is best used to demonstrate principles of skin tones. In Chris Saper's second portrait book for North Light. readers will learn to incorporate life studies to improve accuracy in seeing and recording skin tones..


  • Digital Painting Techniques free pdfDigital Painting Techniques

    The successful Digital Painting Techniques series celebrates its fourth year by offering another volume chocked full of advice. tips and techniques for digital artists. Digital Painting Techniques: Volume 4 continues the tradition established by its predecessors by exploring a variety of painting subjects and styles with some of the most talented artists in the industry..


  • An Introduction to Painting Portraits free pdfAn Introduction to Painting Portraits

    This guide is packed with practical information and advice on capturing a good likeness. understanding proportion. developing fluency and selecting the right medium when painting a portrait..


  • Painting Oil Portraits in Cool Light with Chris Saper free pdfPainting Oil Portraits in Cool Light with Chris Saper

    In this workshop. Chris Saper demonstrates essentials such as lighting the subject. proportion. painting features and hair. and more. along with specific instruction on mixing colors for skin tones..


  • Painting Classic Portraits free pdfPainting Classic Portraits

    Read Ebooks Free. Easy techniques for true-to-life portraits! If you think all portrait-painting books are the same, think again. This book will inspire you to approach your canvas with renewed (or n