Johnnie Liliedahl: Lady in White

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Video Length: 2 Hours

#11 in the Illuminations Series


Intended as an instructional program, Johnnie invites you to paint along with her as she develops this painting using methods practiced by artists Leonardo da Vinci, Rembrandt, Ingres and others. Working with photographs of her model, she shows how to use these easy-to-understand techniques to build a solid value structure of the painting before applying color in thin layers of glazes, scumbles and impasto.

Printed reference photographs and helpful notes are included with this DVD program. Use this video to practice new techniques and skills by painting along, or apply the concepts to your own portrait references, and see the difference it will make in your understanding of the processes used by the Old Masters.

In this production, Johnnie Liliedahl uses Old Master techniques to paint a modern portrait of one of her favorite models. Intended as an instructional program, she invites you to paint along with her as she develops this painting using methods practiced by artists Leonardo da Vinci, Rembrandt, Ingres and others. Working with photographs of her model, she shows how to use this easy-to-understand techniques to build a solid value structure of the painting before applying color in thin layers of glazes, scumbles and impasto. 

Tip: Work from black and white photos rather than colors photos to get the correct values in your painting.

 

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