Join artist Jan Kunz, author of "Painting Beautiful Watercolors from Photographs" and "Painting Florals That Glow", to learn how to paint so that your paintings will glow.
This step by step watercolor painting video workshop, "Watercolor Portrait Painting: Female with Jan Kunz", will become a favorite whether your skills are beginning or advanced. Paint along with Jan Kunz as she demonstrates the five steps to creating vibrant, life-like watercolor portraits. Learn how she selects a model, achieves correct proportions in a reference drawing, determines hue and value for skin tones, and uses tricks for bold rendering of hair. Jan provides enough information to keep serious painters occupied for years!
Full-color worksheets, steps to completion, Jan's drawing, a pigment analysis chart, and a color/pigment wheel are available upon request to those that purchase the DVD.
More watercolor lessons with Jan Kunz are available in three companion watercolor instruction videos from Creative Catalyst Productions:Getting Started Right in Watercolor, Painting Roses in Crystal, and Painting Watercolor Portraits: A Simple Approach From Photo to Finish.
BONUS CLIP:Painting Hair in Watercolor Portrait
In this clip from her DVD workshop, Watercolor Portrait Painting: Female, renowned teacher Jan Kunz shares all her secrets for painting life-like hair. Jan offers tips on stroke direction, softening edges, and layering, and you'll learn all the color mixes she uses to match her reference photo.
About Jan Kunz (from Signatures Gallery)
Considered one the Grand Dames of the Watercolor world, Jan Kunz is best known for her stunning portraits and exquisite florals.
Since 1980 Jan has taught watercolor workshops nationwide and has authored six books and four videos on the subject.
Kunz's paintings may be seen at Signatures Gallery and in private collections, as well as in art-related publications including Southwest Art, The Artist's Magazine, Australian Artist's Magazine, and table top editions of Splash, The Best of Floral Painting, and The Artist's Touch.
About Jan (from Cheap Joe)
Jan is an amazing artist, especially in portrait painting. After spending her early years working as a commercial artist in California, she moved with her family to Oregon in 1980 and began painting full time with watercolors. She spent years developing her unique style and started teaching workshops all over the United States.Jan is a member of the Western Academy of Women Artists, and has published many books on watercolor painting and especially, painting from photographs and painting portraits.
I have bought her other video and like her step by step approach which I need right now and am enjoying learning. Keep up the good work it is appreciated. Toni :-) (Australia)