Quick Portrait (Child) Resources

Welcome, Statesboro Regional Art Association members!

Thank you for participating in today’s class.  

Below are the links to the videos that we looked at and a 6-page handout that you can keep as a future reference.

If you ever have any questions, please feel free to contact me.

I’d love to hear from you!

Finished portrait (8" x 10")

Here are the files that you used today, in case you want to refer to them.

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Course Handout

I’ve put together a 6-page PDF file that review everything we covered today. 

Just click on the image to the right to open and save it.

Videos of the Process
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Step 1:
The Primary Triad

Create a value map of the face with a wet wash of your primary triad

Time: 5:30 minutes


Step 2:
Defining the Features

Use a complementary color combination to sculpt facial features

Time: 15 minutes

Step 3 Part I:
Getting the Values Right

Working on the hair, background and shirt while adjusting your values throughout the painting 

Time: 20 minutes

Step 3 Part II:
Finishing Touches

Define your edges and add the details to make your features pop! 

Time: 20 minutes