Finishing a Painting in Layers. Flesh Color Harmony. Portrait of
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Layers Technique. Flesh Color Harmony in Portrait. Cesar Santos

#tutorial #secondpainting #cesarsantos Finally we get to paint the portrait in its full complexity. We have been setting up for this moment starting with the drawing stage, the underpainting stage, the first painting stage and now the second painting stage which completes the work. In the full video on my website https://cesarsantos.com/ I show every […]
How to Begin a Painting. Underpainting Stage From Materials to
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Oil Portrait – Underpainting Stage – Cesar Santos

#instructionalvideo #underpaintingstage #portrait The underpainting stage can take many forms: thin or thick paint application, flat or with volume, monochrome or full of color. In this preview I chose to set the mood with broad masses of local colors in a flat way. In the full video on my website https://cesarsantos.com/ I explain the materials […]
Painting Process of a Self Portrait in the Mirror First
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Self portrait in the mirror, first Painting stage – Cesar Santos

Follow Cesar Santos in his process to paint a self portrait in oil.    After developing the drawing stage and the underpainting stage, it is time to go bold into colors and brushstrokes to describe the form and character of the subject. Understanding that, this first painting stage will be left to dry and painted […]
Self Portrait Drawing in Charcoal
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First stage of self portrait, charcoal drawing – Cesar Santos

In this video you will see Cesar Santos drawing his self portrait on canvas with charcoal. This instructional video could give you some advice about how to set up lights and mirror in order to start drawing yourself.    In this video I explore one of the stages of a self portrait in oils, the […]
Painting Demo Final Layer Using Four Colors. Cesar Santos vlog
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Final Layer Using Four Colors. Cesar Santos vlog 082

For technical instructions go to my website: https://cesarsantos.com/ I selected the forehead of my model, to demonstrate the final layer technique (also called second painting or overpainting) of a painting in my sketchbook. My palette consisted of four colors: Titanium White, Yellow Ochre, Cad Red and Ivory Black. This is a wet on wet technique […]
Drawing Course. Cesar Santos vlog 026
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“Drawing Course” by Charles Bargue – Cesar Santos Vlog

“Drawing Course” by Charles Bargue is the foundation for the atelier of today. In this vlog I will share the most important lessons in my opinion. Follow me: on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/santocesart/ on Twitter https://twitter.com/SantocesArt on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100015961001005 Check out my art: http://www.santocesar.com/ The Books: “Drawing Course” by Charles Bargue: https://goo.gl/tUNvWs “The Human Figure” by John […]
The Process of Painting. Cesar Santos vlog 072
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The Process of Painting. Cesar Santos vlog 072

For technical instructions go to my website: https://cesarsantos.com/ The painting process is infinite. I like to try many approaches to develop a painting; here I copied a 19th Century painting with a two layer process. Then I applied the same system to a painting of my wife. Follow me: on Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/santocesart/ on Twitter […]