HOW TO OIL PAINT A PORTRAIT - Alla Prima
This step-by-step oil painting tutorial teaches you how to oil paint a portrait from life, wet-on-wet and in one sitting. In other words, it's a how to tutorial on the Alla Prima oil painting technique.
Yes! You can absolutely follow along as I demonstrate, step-by-step, how to paint a realistic Alla Prima portrait in oil paint. And, here's a fun fact -- the live model for the oil painting demo is my mom!
Included in this how to oil paint art lesson are the benefits of starting with an underpainting, why I prefer painting on a toned canvas, why to put color everywhere vs paint one section at a time, how to use value markers, how and why to liven up your brushstrokes (hint: it's one of the characteristics of the Alla Prima oil painting technique) and much more.
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Artist, Producer, Editing - Don Stewart (https://donstewart.com)
Model - Nightingale
Intro Music - Don Stewart
Music Used with Permission