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John Asaro Painting Approach: Figure Painting Process with John Asaro

John Asaro Painting Approach: Figure Painting Process
Paint Dynamic Figures in Full Color! John Asaro will demonstrate his approach to designing and painting the figure in oils

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John Asaro
Color, Composition, Drapery, Drawing, Figure, Light, Materials, Media, Oils, Painting, Tone
Brushes, Canvas, Oil Paints
3h 45m 9s

In this demonstration, master artist John Asaro shares his approach to creating brilliant, lively works of art while painting a female nude. John will share his set-up and materials and outline his approach to painting the figure in oils. Then John painting a nude female from photo reference, sharing his techniques and thoughts from start to finish.


  • Reducing Glass
  • Handheld Mirror
  • Mahl Stick (or Wooden Dowel)
  • Viva Paper Towel
  • Projector
  • 3′ Square Cardboard Box Painted Black
  • Green Gel
  • Stretched Canvas
  • Hogs Hair Bristle Brushes
  • Artists Grade Oil Colors
  • Linseed Oil
  • Graphite Pencil
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