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Painting the Cheeks and Lower Face with Steve Huston

Painting the Cheeks and Lower Face
Learn a Master's Approach to Painting the Portrait Learn the structure of the cheeks and jaw by studying master works

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Steve Huston
Head / Portrait, Painting
Brushes, Canvas, Oil Paints
1h 56m 55s

In this video lesson, world-renowned painter Steve Huston will walk you through how to paint the cheek bones, mouth area, chin and jawline. Steve will work from two paintings by master painter Anders Zorn. Steve will analyze the planes of the face and how your light source will affect local colors. You will learn the construction of the forms that make up the lower face and how the elements come together to create a believable face.


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

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