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The Portrait in Watercolor Lesson 2: A Male Head on Hot Press Illustration Board with Mark Westermoe

The Portrait in Watercolor Lesson 2: A Male Head on Hot Press Illustration Board
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In This Lesson:

Mark paints a male head on Crescent hot press illustration board, 10×15. This time, he works on smaller planes. Then he goes over another male head with attention to forms, color, and intricate halftones.

In This Course:

Learn to paint the portrait in watercolor with this new course from the late Mark Westermoe.

Mark Westermoe was a renowned artist, illustrator, and instructor, known for his work on many feature film posters such as Braveheart, Total Recall, and Home Alone.

Mark will cover all the tools and materials youʼll need for work in watercolor. You will start with small watercolor sketches and work your way to painting finished portraits using the Reilly Method.

You will learn to not simply copy your subject, but to add your own attitude to your portraiture.

In Mark’s words: “Try to bring yourself into whatever subject youʼre drawing or painting. As long as you have that youʼll maintain your interest.”

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