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How to Paint Skin Tones in Oil with Chris Saper Video Download

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Download this exciting video right to your laptop and desktop and start learning how to create accurate & realistic skin tones when painting oil portraits. Chris Saper shares her great portrait painting techniques and tips for painting and mixing different types of skin tones.

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You'll Love This Oil Painting Video If:

  • You're searching for the secret to realistic skin tones in your oil portraits
  • You love oil painting & want to give portraiture a try
  • You want tips on capturing emotion in your oil portrait

Go in-depth with Chris Saper as she discusses and highlights the colors needed to create life-like portraits in oil. This easy-to-follow instructional oil painting video includes a guide to creating the right colors & tones on your palette for portraits of blonds, red-heads and brunettes, as well as light, olive and dark skinned subjects.Over the course of 97 minutes expert instructor, painter & speaker Chris Saper shares her tips & tricks to creating portraits in oil paint. Chris is a faculty member of the Portrait Society of America and her work has been exhibited in galleries around the country including the US Senate Rotunda.

With How to Paint Skin Tones in Oil You'll Learn:

  • How to mix color for a variety of skin tones & shades
  • About the important of temperature, intensity & value in portraits
  • How experienced artist Chris Saper approaches her portrait painting process

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About the Artist: Chris Saper

What Jennifer Lepore, Online Content Development Manager for ArtistsNetwork.TV, has to say:

The diversity of skin types and ethnicities makes for a colorful canvas. In this video Chris shows you how to see the color of skin in light and shadow and how to mix your oil paints to achieve the right color every time. Don’t expect a finished painting from this video, but do expect to have your eyes opened as you learn how to mix the subtleties and delicacies of color that will give truth to your oil portraits.

Additional Information

SKU W6751
Instructor Chris Saper
Runtime 97 minutes
Product Type Video Download
Skills Paint
Media Oil
  1. Misleading Title....C.Saper only mixes the colors; she doesn´t do any painting. review by Lana on 12/11/2015

    I´ve given this video 4 stars because I think C. Saper is a good teacher. I have bought other videos of her giving painting demonstrations, and have found them very informative and helpful. However, in this one she doesn´t actualy paint a portrait, or even start to paint. She only mixes the colors. which is very necessary of course, but the title of the video made me think that she would then actually paint a portrait using those colors, of at least of one of her subjects. The title would better be: How to MIX oil paint for skin tones. Lana

  2. Not exactly what the title says review by Sam on 7/23/2014

    What she basically does here is go through different skin types and creates a limited palette of those skin type colors. Though I think this is a vital step in the painting process, technically she does no painting in the video, making the title confusing. So, if you want to learn about mixing different skin type colors, get this, if you are looking into how to actually put paint on a surface, try one of her other videos.

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