ArticlesYour Big Painting Challenge #4: Portraits

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Your Big Painting Challenge #4: Portraits

When painting a portrait the main thing is achieving a likeness of the sitter.

Watch top tips on painting a portrait by The Big Painting Challenge's mentor Pascal Anson.

Three Top Tips For Painting Portraits:

  • Focus on trying to get a likeness
  • Don't think about a head as being flat or round like aball.
  • Think of it being like a cylinder or a baked bean can!

Come back and share your artwork with us once you'redone!!


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