Tip file: 5 portrait painting pointers

From Constance Flavell Pratt, in the November 1987 issue of The Artist’s Magazine:

To ensure your portraits are strong paintings, follow these five steps:

  1. make your model comfortable
  2. keep your materials within easy reach
  3. control the light
  4. plan your painting from the beginning
  5. and check and recheck the likeness.

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