Kevin Macpherson has changed portrait painting forever. The Magic Grid system he so successfully uses for landscapes now becomes the foundation for consistent, beautiful, portraits.
From the first mark on your canvas to the last, you will have a guide in your decision making, a proven method to improve your composition, color, brushwork and drawing. The Magic Grid is a comprehensive simple system to bring your artwork up to the next level and beyond.
In Volume 2, you will learn:
How to decipher three-dimensional reality onto a two-dimensional painting
Understand the vocabulary of the artist
The secret of the subject/artist collaboration
How to pose a model for maximum impact
Why TWO lighting sources in the studio are necessary
The benefits of a limited palette
How to get the full spectrum of color relationships easily
Use the power of three to improve color harmony
The proper use of color and layering
Benefit from Kevin’s highly trained eyes to “see” the subtle changes in value and color
How to find the inspiration in your subject
Why the Magic Grid is a breakthrough in portrait painting
A proven method to improve your composition
And MUCH MORE!
Of course, your total Magic Grid solution can become even better when you get the natural companion:
Volume 1: The Magic Grid - Landscapes.
Kevin Macpherson, known widely for his beautiful landscapes, created this video showing how his Magic Grid system makes painting landscapes easier, faster, and more enjoyable.
In this video, you will learn:
How to become the Art Director of your paintings
A simplified way to see your subject
When the small intersections happen on the grid, they help the viewer have a better experience