Portrait Painting: Simple Techniques for Beginners

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http://www.paintingsgalore.com Applying a shadow on a painting is important. Putting darker paint to the skin tone. Skin under the eyes, around the nose, and parts that are in shadow will need to be darkened most of the time.

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Portrait Painting: Simple Techniques for Beginners

  1. 1. http://www.paintingsgalore.com<br />Portrait Painting Techniques for Beginners<br />
  2. 2. http://www.paintingsgalore.com<br />Few techniques you will need to master as a portrait artist.<br />
  3. 3. http://www.paintingsgalore.com<br />Getting an Accurate Sketch on the Canvas.<br />Most of the beginners uses grid method. Drawing equal squares on the canvas and into the picture that the artist copying.<br />In this way you can paint the picture in a smaller manageable sections and piece by piece.<br />
  4. 4. http://www.paintingsgalore.com<br />Charcoal Outline Method<br />Outlining the subject in the canvas using charcoal before recreating it. It serves you as your guide.<br />
  5. 5. http://www.paintingsgalore.com<br />Learn the Basic Skin Tone Colors<br />You should become familiar with a variety of color combinations for various skin tones. <br />
  6. 6. Understanding Shadows and Highlights<br />http://www.paintingsgalore.com<br />Applying a shadow on a painting is important. Putting darker paint to the skin tone. Skin under the eyes, around the nose, and parts that are in shadow will need to be darkened most of the time.<br />Lighter paint in the upper eyelid and roundness of the nose and cheeks. And brighter paint on the lips and eyes.<br />
  7. 7. http://www.paintingsgalore.com<br />Need portrait paintings? <br />Drop by to our website:<br />http://www.paintingsgalore.com<br />

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