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Description - Learn to Paint Portraits Quickly by Hazel Soan

Bestselling artist and writer Hazel Soan delivers a concise and approachable guide to portrait painting, with simple exercises and step-by-step demonstrations.


Whether you are using watercolour, oils or acrylic, Lean to Paint Portraits Quickly explains the key elements of catching a likeness in portrait painting in a mixture of mediums. The book is filled with easy-to-follow instructions and step-by-step exercises that can be digested in a short period of time, and written in an accessible way for all artists to learn about portraiture.

The key elements of portraiture covered in this concise book include:

  • Finding the likeness
  • Creating form - the light and shade
  • The facial features
  • Painting the hair
  • Skin tone and colouring
  • The body, clothing and background

Illustrated with Hazel's magnificent, colourful paintings, and with practical advice and demonstrations throughout, this book is the perfect tool to help beginners master portrait painting - quickly.

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