For Beginners: 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)
Permanent Alizarin Crimson
Cadmium Red Light
Deep deep Purple (Mineral Violet)
Chromium of Oxide
White paint (in a tube)
140-pound Fabriano Rough Watercolor Paper
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)
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