Painting Beautiful Skin Tones with Color & Light: Oil, Pastel and Watercolor

Painting Beautiful Skin Tones with Color & Light: Oil, Pastel and Watercolor

By: Chris Saper

Price: $34.95

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LEARNING HOW TO CAPTURE SUCH QUALITY HAS NEVER BEEN EASIER! Inside you'll find guidelines for rendering accurate skin tones in a variety of media, including watercolor, oil and pastel. You'll begin with a review of the five essential painting elements (drawing, value, color, composition and edges), then learn how light and color influence the appearance of skin tones. Best-selling artist Chris Saper provides the advice and examples that make every lesson and technique easy to understand-immediately improving the quality of your work. You'll discover how to:* Paint the four major skin color groups (Caucasian, African American, Asian, and Hispanic)* Refine these colors into dozens of possible variations within each group* Select your palette and mix hues for clean, beautiful colors* Determine the color and temperature of light that falls on your subject* Paint direct and indirect sunlight, artificial light and highlights of light* Master the four elements that determine color in shadow* Use photographic references when you can't paint directly from lifeYou'll also find seven step-by-step demonstrations and an appendix of sample color charts for each major skin type under a range of lighting variations. It's all you need to bring your portraits to life!

Title: Painting Beautiful Skin Tones with Color & Light: Oil, Pastel and Watercolor

Author Name: Chris Saper

Categories: Human Figure & Portraits, Oil Painting, Watercolours, Pastels,

Publisher: USA, North Light Books: 2015

ISBN Number: 1440341834

ISBN Number 13: 9781440341830

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: New

Type: Book

Size: 27.9 x 21.6 x 1.0 cm

Kg: 1.00 Kg

Seller ID: 001911