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Executing an Oil Painting with Juliette Aristides

Executing an Oil Painting
Paint the Figure in Oil! Learn a traditional approach to painting the figure and portrait

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  • Lesson Details
Juliette Aristides
Human Figure
Canvas, Charcoal, Oil Paints, Pen
6h 29m 28s

In this video lesson artist and author, Juliette Aristides will take you through the process of creating an oil painting of a woman from behind from start-to-finish. You will learn the practical steps required from the initial study to a more complete work. Juliette will demonstrate various concepts such as value, line, chiaroscuro, form, color and much more.


  • Toned Canvas Panel
  • Paper Towel
  • Bamboo Skewer
  • Micron Pen – Black
  • Stretched Canvas
  • Nitram Academie Fusains Charcoal Sticks
  • Artists Grade Oil Colors
  • Paintbrushes

Gamblin Oil Colors:

  • Ivory Black
  • Flake White
  • Raw Umber
  • Burnt Umber
  • Naples Yellow
  • Yellow Ochre
  • Orange Ochre
  • Olive Green
  • Burnt Sienna
  • Raw Sienna
  • Ultramarine Blue
  • Dioxazine Purple
  • Cadmium Orange
  • Cadmium Red Medium
  • Permanent Alizarin Crimson
  • Viridian
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