Oil Painting Techniques : How to Paint Portraits From Photos

When painting portraits from photos, try to divide the face into planes, lay down those flat areas of color, and use a blending brush to create dimension and shadow. Add in the details of the face as final touches with helpful advice from an international artist in this free video on oil painting techniques. Expert: Savago Lome Contact: www.savagolome.com Bio: Savago Lome is an artist living in South Florida who specializes in drawing and painting. Filmmaker: Paul Muller

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3 Replies to “Oil Painting Techniques : How to Paint Portraits From Photos”

  1. hey everyone!
    i just uploaded a video of an oil painting that took me 5 months to finish.
    i would like to get some feedback on it. so if everyone that reads this could check it out and let me know what you think it would help me out!
    the video is called — monumental oil painting- from start to finish. thanks everyone!

  2. Great explanation, I feel like painting now. We want more videos!!!!!!!!! Good job.

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