Portrait Painting Tutorial | Keeping it Classical – Real Time

In this week’s portrait painting video we are going to keep it classical. We will start off with a charcoal drawing directly onto our canvas, go over that with pastel pencil, and then create an underpainting. This is a very relaxing way of working, and it’s also an “old master” style approach. Now, I’m not trying to perfectly copy the photograph, nor am I claiming that any old master actually painted like this. This is purely aimed at guiding you through an “old master” inspired painting demonstration.

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The materials used in this video are listed below,

Canvas: 11×14″ Cotton Canvas Acrylic Primed (toned with burnt umber oil paint a week or so before filming)

Oil Paints:

Winsor & Newton- Titanium White
Plaza Brand- Raw Umber

Mineral Spirits: Mona Lisa brand

Charcoal: Nitram Fusain Round
Pastel Pencil: Faber-Castel Burnt Umber

Brushes Used:
Princeton Summit 2 Round 6100R (the green one)
Master’s Touch Size 6 Flat Bristle Brush and 4 filbert
Princeton Catalyst Polytip Bristle Size 4 Filbert


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