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Painting a Female Torso in Oils with Steve Huston

Painting a Female Torso in Oils
Paint the Figure in Oils Learn to construct and render dynamic figures using simple forms and construction

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Instructor
Steve Huston
Subjects
Figure, Painting
Materials
Brushes, Canvas, Oil Paints
Duration
58m 10s

In this video lesson world-renowned painter Steve Huston will paint a torso, showing how the human can be expressed in terms of basic forms, the torso being mainly cylinders and ovoid or egg forms. Steve will go on to demonstrate the use of tone, value, and rendering to create simple forms with shadow patterns, half-tones and gradation in order to bring your painting to life.

Materials

  • Gamblin Artist Grade Oil Colors
  • Simply Simmons Paintbrush
  • Canvas Panel
Intermediate
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