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Mastering figurative art is no small feat, particularly when it comes to portrait art. Rendering the human form, in any medium, requires careful attention to proportions, scale, and familiarity with anatomy. Here we delve into must-know information on figure painting and portraiture, from how to draw people and how to draw portraits to moving beyond a sense of likeness to capture a figure’s essence.

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President George W. Bush's Portrait Paintings of Veterans

All you veterans out there, thank you for your service! In honor of you on this #VeteransDay, we're revisiting this story about former President George W. Bush's portrait paintings of veterans.

Artist Mario Robinson shares five key tips for drawing realistic portraits as well as how to capture expression when creating the face. Black Art Painting, Figure Painting, Portrait Inspiration, Painting Inspiration, Watercolor Painting Techniques, Art Addiction, African American Art, Portrait Art

Custom Portraits: The Most Meaningful Gift

Ella (watercolor on paper, 14×20) by Mario Robinson One of the most meaningful gifts I ever received was from a complete stranger. I’d just gotten done interviewing someone at a live event (remember those?). Afterward, an attendee approached with a portrait she’d drawn of me during my time on stage. It was the coolest experience, especially since her drawing reflected something beautiful I’d never seen in myself before — and this was only after an hour of observing me from afar! Portraits…

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Custom Portraits: The Most Meaningful Gift

Ella (watercolor on paper, 14×20) by Mario Robinson One of the most meaningful gifts I ever received was from a complete stranger. I’d just gotten done interviewing someone at a live event (remember those?). Afterward, an attendee approached with a portrait she’d drawn of me during my time on stage. It was the coolest experience, especially since her drawing reflected something beautiful I’d never seen in myself before — and this was only after an hour of observing me from afar! Portraits…

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Custom Portraits: The Most Meaningful Gift

Ella (watercolor on paper, 14×20) by Mario Robinson One of the most meaningful gifts I ever received was from a complete stranger. I’d just gotten done interviewing someone at a live event (remember those?). Afterward, an attendee approached with a portrait she’d drawn of me during my time on stage. It was the coolest experience, especially since her drawing reflected something beautiful I’d never seen in myself before — and this was only after an hour of observing me from afar! Portraits…

Learn what's behind philosopher and pastel portrait artist Claudia Biçen's compelling work where she explores the power of living a meaningful life. Hybrid Art, Art Alevel, Great Philosophers, Pastel Portraits, National Art, National Portrait Gallery, Meaningful Life, Hazel Eyes, Portrait Inspiration

Custom Portraits: The Most Meaningful Gift

Ella (watercolor on paper, 14×20) by Mario Robinson One of the most meaningful gifts I ever received was from a complete stranger. I’d just gotten done interviewing someone at a live event (remember those?). Afterward, an attendee approached with a portrait she’d drawn of me during my time on stage. It was the coolest experience, especially since her drawing reflected something beautiful I’d never seen in myself before — and this was only after an hour of observing me from afar! Portraits…

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Custom Portraits: The Most Meaningful Gift

Ella (watercolor on paper, 14×20) by Mario Robinson One of the most meaningful gifts I ever received was from a complete stranger. I’d just gotten done interviewing someone at a live event (remember those?). Afterward, an attendee approached with a portrait she’d drawn of me during my time on stage. It was the coolest experience, especially since her drawing reflected something beautiful I’d never seen in myself before — and this was only after an hour of observing me from afar! Portraits…

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Custom Portraits: The Most Meaningful Gift

Ella (watercolor on paper, 14×20) by Mario Robinson One of the most meaningful gifts I ever received was from a complete stranger. I’d just gotten done interviewing someone at a live event (remember those?). Afterward, an attendee approached with a portrait she’d drawn of me during my time on stage. It was the coolest experience, especially since her drawing reflected something beautiful I’d never seen in myself before — and this was only after an hour of observing me from afar! Portraits…

Bring all of your pet’s endearing, quirky, and unique characteristics to artistic life with this guide to pet portraits. Pictures To Paint, Dog Pictures, Paint Your Pet, Funny Dog Memes, Dog Logo, Best Dog Breeds, Dog Portraits, Portrait Art, Animal Sketches

A Guide to Pet Portraits

Bring all of your pet’s endearing, quirky, and unique characteristics to artistic life with this guide to pet portraits.

Passion is a matter of ideas for artist Nathaniel Skousen. It is ideas that hold him spellbound and guide his honest, hopeful portrait paintings and drawings. Painting Process, Figure Painting, Painting & Drawing, Portrait Art, Portrait Paintings, Drawing People, Cool Art, Awesome Art, Contemporary Artists

When Passion Is an Idea | The Art Pursuit of Nathaniel Skousen

Passion, for artist Nathaniel Skousen, is a matter of ideas. It is ideas that hold him spellbound and ideas that guide his honest and hopeful portraits.

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Gold Leaf, Glitter and Glam — Oh My! | Mixing Media in Pastel Portraiture

From watercolor to pastel, to gold leaf and beyond, artist Susan Lyon's work in mixed media will leave you in awe, inspired and ready for more. Here's why!

Learn tips for improving your portrait paintings and go from good to great with Kristy Gordon! Art Nouveau, Good To Great, Painting Workshop, Southwest Art, Best Portraits, International Artist, Illustrations, Fantasy, New Artists

Portraits: From Good to Great Streaming Video

Learn tips for improving your portrait paintings and go from good to great with Kristy Gordon!

Learn how to paint like Rembrandt! Artist Kristy Gordon breaks down Rembrandt's signature style and techniques like glazing, scumbling, sfumato, and impasto. Portraits, Portrait Art, Rembrandt Portrait, Pencil Portrait, Illustration Art Nouveau, Design Floral, Painting Workshop, Southwest Art, Bath And Beyond Coupon

Portrait Painting: Rembrandt's Techniques Streaming Video

Join artist Kristy Gordon as she breaks down Rembrandt's signature style, using reference photos and detailed demonstrations to teach?techniques you can incorporate into your own portrait art.

Learn to paint portraits in the style of John Singer Sargent. Artist Kristy Gordon breaks down his painting style & technique to take your portraits to the next level in this detailed workshop. John Singer Sargent, Portraits, Portrait Art, Oil Painting On Canvas, Figure Painting, Painting Workshop, Southwest Art, Process Art, International Artist

Portrait Painting: John Singer Sargent's Techniques Streaming Video

Join artist Kristy Gordon as she breaks down John Singer Sargent's signature style and techniques you can incorporate into your own portrait art. Instant access after purchase. This product is streaming only and is not downloadable. It will be accessible from My Purchases located in your Account after purchase.

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. Painting Studio, Painting Lessons, Painting For Kids, Figure Painting, Art Lessons, Drawing People Faces, Culture Day, Portrait Art, Portraits

The No-Phone Selfie | How to Draw Self-Portraits in the Easiest Way

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.

Take portrait painting beyond the basics with a thorough examination of anatomical features and an in-depth explanation of how to use plumb lines and apex points to lay in shapes. Drawing Artist, Life Drawing, Figure Drawing, Drawing Hair, Learn Drawing, Drawing Techniques, Drawing Tips, Drawing Tutorials, Portrait Art

Drawing a Portrait from Life: Costa Vavagiakis Streaming Video

Take portrait painting beyond the basics with a thorough examination of anatomical features and an in-depth explanation of how to use plumb lines and apex points to lay in shapes . Instant access after purchase. This product is streaming only and is not downloadable. It will be accessible from My Purchases located in your Account after purchase.

Using a live model, art instructor Lea Colie Wight demonstrates how to free yourself from formulaic painting, giving you the tools you need to paint confidently with your colors. Figure Painting, Figure Drawing, Oil Painting Techniques, Live Model, Art Model, Drawing People, Portrait Art, Art Tutorials, Color Mixing

Color Essentials: A Painter's Guide with Lea Colie Wight Streaming Video

Improve your portrait painting with these color mixing lessons & oil painting techniques! Instant access after purchase. This product is streaming only and is not downloadable. It will be accessible from My Purchases located in your Account after purchase.