Beautiful Portrait Painting In Oils

  • Brand: North Light Books

SKU: 1828284

Mona Lisa, Girl with a Pearl Earring, Madame X. The infinite variety and infinite beauty of humankind - like the complex mysteries hidden behind sparkling eyes, a sly smile, or an averted gaze - has captivated artists since the beginning of time. Beautiful Portrait Painting In Oils is an expanded edition of Chris Saper's best-selling guide Classic Portrait Painting in Oils and reveals the keys for mastering how to paint beautiful portraits in oil to create soulful works of art for both viewer and artist.

This book features fourteen step-by-step demonstrations on how to paint seven diverse subjects of varying skin tones from life and photographic reference, additional exercises to reveal expert techniques for painting defining facial details, and professional tips for working from life. Through Saper's universal techniques, painters of all skill levels will learn to create more realistic portraits of each and every subject they paint, with predictable and joyful results.



  • Binding: Paperback
  • Pages:176
  • Author: Chris Saper