In this first lesson, Hollis covers the materials he uses for both portrait and figure painting. He discusses mediums, pigments, brushes and supports. Hollis also shares his experiences and preferences and gives you all the information needed to follow his process.
In this second lesson, Hollis shares his process of painting a portrait from life. You will be guided trough the development and understanding of line, form, value, temperature and color. Special attention is given to composition and visual texture as important components of the resulting picture.
In this lesson, you will paint the nude figure from life. Hollis will develop the painting over four days, sharing with you his initial decisions of drawing, composition and color mixing, all the way to the finished rendering of the figure.