How To Paint a Portrait From a Photo

Looking to learn how to create stunning watercolor portraits? Here you have William Dunn's tutorial for creating lifelike and detailed watercolor portraits. Using a photograph of his own son as inspiration, William takes viewers step-by-step through his process of selecting the right paper and tools, creating a rough sketch, and applying paint to capture the perfect skin tones. With tips and tricks for creating clean edges and achieving just the right texture, this video is a must-watch for any aspiring watercolor artist looking to take their skills to the next level. So why wait? Start today and create your own stunning watercolor portraits!
Watercolor Class Preview: How to practice sketching a real-looking headshot using accurate measurements. How to sketch the portrait of a person who is distorted and leaning. How to mix together earthy and natural colors to achieve skin tone for both light and shadows. How to use "layering" technique to paint human hair. Using different brushes to paint specific parts of the head including eyebrows, eyes, nose and mouth. Achieve color balance so your portrait looks real. Paints On The Palette (Various Brands) Lemon Yellow Orange Bright Orange Permanent Alizarin Crimson Cadmium Red Light Lavender Deep Purple Deep deep Purple (Mineral Violet) Olive Green Chromium of Oxide Viridian  Cobalt Green Leaf Green Cerulean Blue Cobalt Blue Ultramarine Blue Indigo Neutral Tint Ivory Black Burnt Umber Burnt Sienna Yellow Ochre Quinacridone Gold White paint (in a tube) Watercolor Paper:  140-pound Fabriano Rough Watercolor Paper Brushes: Escoda Joseph Zbukvic Signature Series Round Brush (20) Escoda Joseph Zbukvic Signature Series Round Brush (12) Escoda Joseph Zbukvic Signature Series Round Brush (8)  Neef Rigger Brush (6) Neef Rigger Brush (8) Neef Rigger Brush (10) Miscellaneous: 1/4" Plywood (manufactured wood with no chemicals) Graph Gear 1000 Mechanical pencil with 0.7 lead for sketching and tracing Container of clean water Auxiliary...

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William Dunn
William Dunn


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