The Making of Chris – a Large Scale Silicone Portrait

Large Scale Silicone Portrait Sculpture

In 2007 I created this hyperreal silicone portrait sculpture, based on my friend, Chris. It wasn’t really an exercise in creating an exacting portrait likeness, but rather in capturing an intensity of character in the sculpture. To this day, it is still one of my favourite works. Two editions of this work were created, both […]
Monochromatic Portrait Painting by 5 Value Scale.

Monochromatic Portrait by 5 Value Scale of grey

Video tutorial of portrait painting for beginners. Demo by artist-educator, Zin Lim shows how to paint human head by aid of 5 Value scale. – Full HD, Real-time (1X). – Oil paint: Titanium white and Ivory black. – Medium: Linseed oil. – Music: Almost in F – Tranquillity by Kevin MacLeod. – Art by Zin […]
How to make an anatomically correct armature for a scale

How to make an armature for a sculpture

In this video I show you how to create an anatomically correct armature for a scale model. If you are interested in learning to sculpt, you might like to check out my online course in portraiture: ‘Strong Foundations’ – About Strong Foundations – Achieving a good likeness in portrait sculpture requires getting the […]
How to Draw Comic Book Characters Studying Proportions

How to Draw Comic Book Characters – Proportions

In this video I talk about basic proportions of the comic book characters we draw. This is using the 8 heads tall model and we cover 3 basic character types. I am currently creating my next online course on Drawing Dynamic Comic Book Superheroes. I will be covering lessons like these in more detail. If […]