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Paint portraits that glow with life in watercolor, oil, and pastel with Chris Saper’s book Painting Beautiful Skin Tones with Color & Light. Learn how light and color influence skin tones in the four major skin color groups (Caucasian, African American, Asian, and Hispanic) through easy-to-follow and understand lessons. Explore how to mix and refine the colors into dozens of possibilities within each group to bring your portraits to life. Along the way you’ll learn the five essential painting elements: drawing, value, color, composition, and edges in step-by-step demonstrations.
Inside Painting Beautiful Skin Tones with Color & Light you’ll learn:
A Word from the Author
“Painting beautiful skin tones has more to do with understanding color and the way it is affected by light than any other factor. The principles presented here apply to any medium and do not rely on a particular style or technique.” –Chris Saper
About Chris Saper
Chris Saper’s portraits are currently held in more than two hundred private and corporate collections throughout fourteen states and Canada. A member of the Palette & Chisel Academy in Chicago, the Pastel Society of America and the American Society of Portrait Artists, Saper has exhibited at the U.S. Senate Rotunda, the American Legacy Gallery in Kansas City, the National Arts Club and the Salmagundi Club in New York City.
The Five Elements of Painting
The Colors of Light and Shadow
The Local Color of Skin: A Question of Orange
Using Photographic Reference
Organizing Your Painting in Three Easy Stages
Painting Demonstrations Step by Step
|Skill Level||Beginner, Intermediate|
|Media||Watercolor, Oil, Pastel|
|Art Style||Classical Realism, Hyperrealist|
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