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Painting a Female Head with Glenn Vilppu

Painting a Female Head
Learn to Paint the Head! Create dramatic portraits using this simple approach

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Instructor
Glenn Vilppu
Subjects
Head / Portrait, Painting
Materials
Brushes, Oil Paints
Duration
1h 10m 30s

In this video lesson, world-famous artist and instructor Glenn Vilppu demonstrates a simple and straight-forward approach to painting the head quickly. You learn how to block in an initial tone and then wipe away lighter areas as well as drawing with your paintbrush. Glenn will also demonstrate how to introduce the white to create planes and how to work with the atmosphere of the background.

Materials

  • Artists’ Grade Oil Colors – Raw Sienna, Ultramarine Blue, and Titanium White
  • Shop Cloth
  • Escoda Oil Painting Brushes
  • Mirror
  • Stretched Canvas
  • Walnut Oil
Beginner
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