How to Paint Hair in Watercolour

Skill Level : 2 Intermediate, 3 Advanced

Medium : Watercolour Painting

Subject : Portraits

Tutor : Dennis Clark

Class Length : 1 hour 49 minutes

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Class Description

This is part 3 of the portrait course. The Bible call a woman’s hair her “crowning glory”, so be sure to paint her hair correctly! There are many different styles of hair and they differ from men to women. Also some have a mop of hair while others have virtually no hair!  You will paint a woman’s shortish hair in watercolour.

In the lesson you will learn:

1.  How to decide if to paint impressionistic or more in detail
2.  How to use masking fluid for effect
3.  How to show how hair crossing over each other
4.  How to show and emphasize the deep shadows
5.  How and where to show the highlights

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About Dennis Clark

Dennis has been drawing and painting for most of his life (since 1944) and shortly after that in watercolours. During WWII there were no art books so to speak, so he had to teach himself through experimentation, sweat and tears. He teaches the following mediums online - Watercolours, Pastels, Acrylics, Pencil, Pastels, Pen and Ink and Oils.
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