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The Structure of the Head in Painting with Steve Huston

The Structure of the Head in Painting
Create Beautifully Accurate Head Paintings Learn how to create solid three-dimensional structures of the head within your paintings

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Steve Huston
Anatomy, Head / Portrait, Painting
Oil Paints
1h 28m 5s

In this lesson world-renowned painter Steve Huston demonstrates practical approaches to paint the head, with an emphasis on solid three-dimensional structure. You will learn how to construct basic three-dimensional volumes with correct proportions and in correct perspective and how to paint the features of the face into those constructions. Steve will also show you different characteristic shapes and volumes which can be used in your head paintings.



  • Gamblin Artist Grade Oil Colors
  • Connoisseur Paintbrush
  • Canvas Panel
All Levels

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