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The Classic Self-Portrait

with Kerry Dunn
The Classic Self-Portrait
Join artist and teacher Kerry Dunn for a masterful overview of oil painting techniques as you create a classic self-portrait.

Delve into the relationships between shapes, objects and hues that you see in the mirror without struggling to recreate the scene in front of you with each new session. First you'll make a value exercise depicting layers of light and shadows surrounding a ball before advancing to a self-portrait consisting of oil paints in a double primary palette (a warm and cool version of each primary, plus white). Along the way you'll learn to how to seamlessly blend wet and dry paint and incorporate valuable details that bring your portrait to life.

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Lesson plan

19:55

Lesson 1. Setting Up

  • Meet Kerry Dunn and learn how to set up your tools and studio for a comfortable and efficient work station.

28:36

Lesson 2. Underpainting in Grisaille

17:53

Lesson 3. Light on the Ball Exercise

20:32

Lesson 4. Light & Shadow

18:34

Lesson 5. Expanding the Value Range

18:05

Lesson 6. Introducing Color

24:31

Lesson 7. Blocking & Adjusting Color

12:09

Lesson 8. Blocking in for the Final Pass

40:24

Lesson 9. Defining the Details

14:44

Lesson 10. Reviewing the Process

"Very impressed with this class. I love the way Kerry organized this course, He makes it very easy to follow and understand his thought process from beginning to end."
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