Portrait Painting Demonstration with Jessica Henry

Classical Impressionist artist, Jessica Henry, demonstrates a very simple approach to oil painting the portrait. She discusses measuring and capturing emotion in her subjects.

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ART Materials common in all videos (with the exception of drawing and watercolor videos)
Gamblin Paints:

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• Titanium White
• Cadmium Yellow Medium
• Yellow Ochre
• Burnt Sienna
• Ultramarine Blue
• Pthalo Green
• Alizarin Crimson

• Gamsol (Odorless Mineral Spirits- available through Gamblin Products)
• Refined Linseed Oil (Also available through Gamblin)

Painting Box:
• Some videos, Open Box M www.openboxm.com
• Some videos, www.artboxandpanel.com Both companies- great plein air easels!

• Signet Series by Robert Simmons: sizes 2,4,6,& 8
• https://www.dickblick.com/products/robert-simmons-signet-brushes/

Plein Air Backpack:
• Sienna Brand Plein Air Back Pack
• https://www.madisonartshop.com/plein-air-backpack.html

• Small 8” x 10”, 6” x 8” or so panels (I prefer linen or gessoed- not cotton cheap pnes)
• Raymar wet panel carrier for carrying wet paintings (I prefer an 8” x 10”) You can order panels through Raymar, also
• http://www.raymarart.com/Wet-Painting-Carriers-Wet-Panel-Carriers-s/21.htm

Miscellaneous materials:
• Paper Towels
• Small garbage bag
• Artists plein air umbrella (Optional) https://www.greatarttools.com/best_brella_store/
• Bottle of water/snack
• Sketch book/pencil
• Camera/phone
• Hat
• Sunblock

Studio Materials
• Larger sturdy easel
• Misc. books
• Palette
• Work station/table
• Music
• Inspiration


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