Pastel Techniques for Painterly Portraits with Alain Picard

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Playing now on http://ArtistsNetwork.tv, preview Pastel Techniques for Painterly Portraits with Alain Picard to learn painting techniques for strong composition, and pastel techniques to create a vibrant, lively background and details of the face.

In the full-version of this pastel painting workshop, you'll learn how to paint a portrait of a young girl using a loose approach--suggesting realism without overly rendering. Visit http://ArtistsNetwork.tv for access to the full-length video.

Learn how to:
• Create a strong composition
• Simplify
• Paint from a photograph
• Paint skin tones
• Use pastel techniques for confident, loose, sculptural strokes
• Experiment with color for a lively background
• Achieve a likeness without overly rendering