Colored pencil artist Diane Edison brings us face-to-face with the men and women who mean the most to her. See her powerful and person portraits here.
Adding texture can spark certain emotions from the viewer, especially in portraiture. Learn how 10 artists use this powerful tool in their drawings.
This is why your portrait art will look lifelife and compelling -- figures have beautiful, realistic eyes. Here's how to create them!
Whether new to drawing or just want a fun technique to try, learn how to quickly draw a no-phone selfie, or a simple self-portrait, step-by-step.
If you focus on acquiring solid drawing skills, your painting will be much stronger. Read Nicholas Raynolds's free step-by-step on drawing a portrait with graphite.
Mario Robinson shares his advice for portrait artists in 5 quick tips.
Portraits of Holocaust survivors might well be considered the work of decades because truly surviving such a traumatic upheaval goes far beyond living through the experience. Surviving, in its fullest sense, entails thriving—going on to rebuild a life and, eventually, look back upon the days before, during and after the Holocaust to see the complex...
In honor of President’s Day (Monday, February 20, 2017), enjoy these portrait paintings of U.S. presidents.
Katie O’Hagan walks us through this oil portait demo in 4 easy-to-follow steps. ~ 1. Starting with the Eye: As usual, I start with the eye. Prussian blue is a recent addition to my palette; I use it mainly when painting the white part of the eye, which requires the tiniest amount of the...
Portraits have plenty of challenges on their own, and painting from life can add even more variables. Keep reading for tips from artist Brian Keeler as he presents a pastel portrait demonstration to a group of students! “There’s this…system of thirds, which I refer to a lot. Start with that idea of thirds, and then...
Since 2008, Lisa O'Regan has been painting the subjects dearest to her heart: watercolor portraits of her children and cats. View these super saturated works here!