Colorful Portrait, Limited Palette

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Hello artists,

Are you frustrated with mixing colors for your portraits?

Do you want to achieve a loose painterly look in your paintings?

If you answer "yes" to any one or both of these questions, then this class is for you!

You will use a limited palette to create portraits in a painterly style. You will use large brushes, and may even experiment with painting with a palette knife in a BONUS project!

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What will you learn?

In this self-study course, you will:

  • learn how to paint a FULL FIGURE;
  • practice painting a three-quarter portrait;
  • create colorful paintings with a limited palette of only four colors plus white;
  • explore painting loosely with a big brush, and a palette knife;
  • learn what color to best use for sketching and underpainting;
  • practice making your drawing directly with paint;
  • learn tips on how to making mud and keeping your colors fresh.

You will also get:

  • support and constructive feedback from me;
  • private Facebook group to share your work.

 This is your MAIN project

This is your MAIN project

Who is this class for?

This course is for beginners and more experienced artists who want to experiment a painterly style of painting with a limited palette.

This is for you if:

  • you want to create colorful paintings but feel overwhelmed by too many color choices;
  • you want to learn to loosen up and experiment with a painterly style;
  • you want to learn to paint the full figure.

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What kind of supplies do I need?

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  • Artist grade oil paint (I use Gamblin) or Acrylic Paint (such as Golden) in the following colors:
    • Flake White Replacement, or Titanium White
    • Cadmium Yellow Light
    • Gold Ochre, or Yellow Ochre
    • Cadmium Red Light
    • Paynes Grey
  • Plus these optional colors: Transparent Oxide Red and Sape Green
  • Odorless Mineral Spirit such as Gamsol
  • Galkye Lite (to speed up drying), or Linseed Oil, Liquin, Solvent Free Gel, or any medium for oil painting
  • Paper Towels
  • Palette Knife
  • Assorted Brushes, including large to medium size bristle brush

STUDENTS' ARTWORKS FROM THE CLASS


Bonus Project

In this Bonus project, you will use the same limited palette to paint a close-up portrait.

You will loosen up even more by exploring palette knife painting, and setting yourself a time limit to complete a portrait painting.

You won't need any extra art supplies for this. 

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