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The Resource Beautiful portrait painting in oils : keys to mastering diverse skin tones and more, Chris Saper

Beautiful portrait painting in oils : keys to mastering diverse skin tones and more, Chris Saper

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Beautiful portrait painting in oils : keys to mastering diverse skin tones and more
Title
Beautiful portrait painting in oils
Title remainder
keys to mastering diverse skin tones and more
Statement of responsibility
Chris Saper
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"How to paint oil portraits like the Old Masters Mona Lisa. Girl with a Pearl Earring. Madame X. The infinite variety and beauty of humankind--like the mysteries behind sparkling eyes, a sly smile or an averted gaze--has captivated artists since the beginning of time. This expanded edition of Chris Saper's best-selling guide, Classic Portrait Painting in Oils, reveals keys for mastering how to paint beautiful portraits in oil to create soulful works of art. Through easy-to-follow lessons and expert oil painting tips and techniques, you'll find secrets for working from life, using reference photos and more to create rich, realistic portraits imbued with timeless character.14 step-by-step demonstrations teach how to paint 7 diverse subjects of varying skin tones from life and from photographic referenceAdditional exercises reveal expert oil painting techniques for defining facial details, like eyes, mouths, wrinkles, facial hair and eyeglassesProfessional tips for working from life, including ideal session times, posing, seeing and mixing color and even how to work with childrenThe basics of using natural, artificial, creative and Rembrandt lighting to light your subject and convey a moodExpanded key concepts of perfect practice, the importance of regularly painting subjects in real time and an insistence on excellent photographic reference material, including a checklist for how to take--and self-edit--your own quality photosNew material on how to approach and execute paid commissions, including step-by-step demonstrations for painting both corporate and family subjectsThrough Saper's universal techniques, painters of all skill levels will learn to render more realistic portraits of every subject they paint, with predictable and joyful results."--Publisher
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BTCTA
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1952-
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Saper, Chris
Dewey number
757
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Figure painting
  • Human skin color
Target audience
adult
Label
Beautiful portrait painting in oils : keys to mastering diverse skin tones and more, Chris Saper
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Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Includes index
  • An expanded edition of the author's Classic portrait painting in oils, originally published in 2012
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
28 cm
Edition
First paperback edition.
Extent
176 pages
Isbn
9781440349775
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)969830544
  • (OCoLC)ocn969830544
  • 381450
Label
Beautiful portrait painting in oils : keys to mastering diverse skin tones and more, Chris Saper
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Includes index
  • An expanded edition of the author's Classic portrait painting in oils, originally published in 2012
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
28 cm
Edition
First paperback edition.
Extent
176 pages
Isbn
9781440349775
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)969830544
  • (OCoLC)ocn969830544
  • 381450

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