You'll love this Workshop DVD if:
- You're ready to enhance the realism in your portrait paintings
- You're interested in color mixing tips from a master artist
- You love pastel painting and you're ready to take your skills to the next level
In this video from pastel portraitist Alain Picard, you’ll learn how to paint six different skin tones using chalk pastels. You learn about using color charts and concepts of hue, shade and tone to set up a pastel palette in a variety of colors and pastel types. Then, follow along with Alain to create a chart for each skin tone, ranging from pale skin to dark brown or black, containing nine different shades in a range of cool, neutral and warm. On the way, you’ll also learn how to apply the chart to your portraits so that creating realistic skin tones in pastel becomes easy. You’ll be ready to create your own skin charts and start drawing your friends in no time!
Preview Painting Skin Tones in Pastel with Alain Picard to learn his approach to matching realistic skin tones for a variety of skin colors. First, you’ll be introduced to the basics of color, where Alain creates a color wheel in pastel to show how different hues and tones create the colors that can be found in various skin types. Then, catch a glimpse of two different skin types to be surprised by the unusual range of colors found in skin.
A variety of hard and soft pastels in assorted colors and sizes
Le Carte sanded pastel card (warm brown)