4-step oil painting system

Step 1

Still life

Step 2

Plein air landscape

Step 3


Step 4

Human figure

Step 3

Portrait Oil Painting

The portrait is a painting style that was established during the Renaissance and its earliest example was the Mona Lisa. In the past, there were no cameras; all portraits were painted from life. Every life painting session is a new journey of exploration into life and art. Portraits painted from life are more vivid, colorful and life-like compared to those based on photos. In this live demonstration, the artist explains

How to analyze the subject

How to apply colors layer upon layer

How to create painterly aesthetics

Above all, how to create a portrait that resembles the subject in both likeness and spirits