How to Make a Monochromatic Portrait Painting Interesting

 
I AM THE TREASURE YOU SEEK, by Lucy Chen, 8”x8”, oil on stretched canvas. SOLD.

I AM THE TREASURE YOU SEEK, by Lucy Chen, 8”x8”, oil on stretched canvas. SOLD.

 

To make this monochromatic painting, you only three colors: White, Raw Umber, and Paynes Grey.

In this painting time lapse, I’ll show you how to finish this painting in one session, working wet-on-wet and blending directly on canvas. Towards the end, I’ll share some tips on how to add personality to a portrait to make it more interesting.

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