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How to Paint a Portrait


At nearly 5 hours long, this demonstration is an over-the-shoulder look at what goes into painting a convincing portrait in oil paints. Most of the video is captured in real-time, as Dan dos Santos discusses his technique, his hurdles, and his thought process while he works.

In this video, you will learn about:

  • Taking and selecting the right photo
  • Doing an underdrawing
  • Choosing a palette
  • Capturing a likeness
  • Mixing Fleshtones

Runtime: 4 hours, 50 minutes
Resolution: 720p