Jen’s Picks: Paint Beautiful Portaits in Oil

Paint Beautiful Portaits in Oil
Chris Saper has been painting portraits for 20 years, and shares her techniques for capturing expression, value and luminous color in these great DVDs from artistsnetwork.tv. No matter what your skill level, Chris will guide you to fantastic results.

“There are no secrets to painting portraits successfully.
There are simply a variety of decisions to be made.”
–Chris Saper

Capturing the Beauty of Monochrome Oil Portraits (DVD)

with Chris Saper
Chris shows you how to position your model, control your lighting, and sketch a portrait in oils using only one color. By limiting the focus to drawing and values, this video is especially designed for beginning portrait artists for whom the jump into the complexities of color can sometimes be frustrating, particularly when combined with drawing, modeling and compositional challenges. 80 min.

Preview Capturing the Beauty of Monochrome Oil Portraits here.
Order Capturing the Beauty of Monochrome Oil Portraits here.

Painting Oil Portraits in Warm Light (DVD)
with Chris Saper

In this workshop, Chris gives you lessons on mixing colors for skin tones and shadows in warm light. All light has color, and the light you choose to illuminate your subject with dictates every color decision you’ll make in both light and shadow. Just follow along with the step-by-step instruction and you’ll be painting beautiful portraits in no time! 102 min.

Preview Painting Oil Portraits in Warm Light here.
Order Painting Oil Portraits in Warm Light here.

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Goodbye, guesswork!
Enliven your portraits with a simple and straightforward approach to skin tones. Painting Beautiful Skin Tones with Color & Light by Chris Saper will help you overcome the elusive challenge of capturing luminous skin tones in three major mediums–oil, pastel and watercolor.
Order Painting Beautiful Skin Tones with Color & Light here.

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