Ron Hicks

Ron Hicks: Mastering Oil Portrait Painting


Video Length: 1 Hour 3 Minutes
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Join Ron Hicks, master oil painter, in a start-to-finish demonstration on how to accurately reflect your subject while keeping your voice and vision in a portrait.

Learn the essentials of portraiture from sketching to depicting the subtle features of your model, with expert advice and techniques on masses, shapes, color, value, brush strokes, and more.

Enhance your skills and your artwork as you learn how to:

  • Paint more than just a likeness:
  • Learn how to convey the true essence of your model.
  • Master balance in your piece with how-tos on editing the number of features, and creating a variety in highlights.
  • Make every brush stroke matter with Rons approach to keep from overworking your piece.
  • Add life to your portrait to reflect the subject you see with tricks to depicting movement. And more!