Expressive Contemporary portraits in Acrylics
In this real-time drawing and painting masterclass, Illustrator and tutor Liam Kelleher will guide you through his entire process for painting contemporary, colourful portraits that act as pieces of art as well as accurate likenesses. Learn how to go big and bold with tools and process that allow you to do so and create dramatic portraits quickly and beautifully.
In part one, Liam will guide you through:
• Taking good references
• Sketching for an accurate likeness
• Preparing a surface
• Transferring sketches
• Tools of the trade
• Heavy Body acrylics - what are they and how to use them
• A guide to my colour palette
In part two, Liam guides you through his entire painting process that includes
• Establishing lights, darks, warms and cools.
• Adding Abstraction