Portraits in Coloured Pencil

Available now as part of The Legacy Art Class Collection.

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What Does This Course Contain?

This course contains full real time tutorials for 15 full portrait drawings. For each tutorial you will get:

  • Complete real time video tutorial with clear voiceover explanation of my coloured pencil techniques.

  • Downloads of the references and sketch outlines you need for each drawing.

  • Materials list

Course curriculum

  • 1
    Preparing for a Portrait
    • Resources
    • Tips for Choosing References
    • Choosing colours for a portrait
    • Identifying the Shadows and Highlights
    • Analysing your reference/ selecting colours
  • 2
    Newborn Baby
    • Newborn Resources
    • Baby in coloured pencil real-time tutorial (Part 1)
    • Baby in coloured pencil real-time tutorial (Part 2)
  • 3
    Older Baby
    • Older Baby Resources
    • Older Baby Portrait Real-Time Tutorial: Part 1- Eyes
    • Older Baby Portrait Real-Time Tutorial: Part 2- Nose
    • Older Baby Portrait Real-Time Tutorial: Part 3- Mouth
    • Older Baby Portrait Real-Time Tutorial: Part 4- Skin
    • Older Baby Portrait Real-Time Tutorial: Part 5- Body
    • Older Baby Portrait Real-Time Tutorial: Part 6- Hair
  • 4
    Young Boy
    • Little Boy Resources
    • Little Boy in Coloured Pencil- Real Time Drawing Tutorial: Part 1 (Drawing the Face)
    • Little Boy in Coloured Pencil- Real Time Drawing Tutorial: Part 2 (Drawing the hand and clothing)
  • 5
    Young Girl
    • Young Girl Resources
    • Young Girl in Coloured Pencil- Real Time Drawing Tutorial
  • 6
    Young Girl (Blending with Solvent)
    • Young Girl Resources
    • Young Girl Portrait (blending with solvent) Real-Time Tutorial: Part 1 (the background)
    • Young Girl Portrait (blending with solvent) Real-Time Tutorial: Part 2 (the eyes)
    • Young Girl Portrait (blending with solvent) Real-Time Tutorial: Part 3 (the nose)
    • Young Girl Portrait (blending with solvent) Real-Time Tutorial: Part 4 (the mouth)
    • Young Girl Portrait (blending with solvent) Real-Time Tutorial: Part 5 (the skin)
  • 7
    Teenage Boy
    • Teenage Boy Portrait Resources
    • Teenage Boy Portrait Real-Time Tutorial: Part 1 (the eyes)
    • Teenage Boy Portrait Real-Time Tutorial: Part 2 (the nose)
    • Teenage Boy Portrait Real-Time Tutorial: Part 3 (the mouth)
    • Teenage Boy Portrait Real-Time Tutorial: Part 4 (the skin)
    • Teenage Boy Portrait Real-Time Tutorial: Part 5 (the hair)
    • Teenage Boy Portrait Real-Time Tutorial: Part 6 (neck, hand & clothing)
  • 8
    Woman
    • Woman Resources
    • Woman in Coloured Pencil- Real Time Drawing Tutorial
  • 9
    Woman Do's & Don'ts Portrait
    • Resources
    • Don'ts of coloured pencil portrait drawing- mistakes to avoid.
    • Woman Portrait Drawing Real-Time Tutorial: Part 1- Eyes
    • Woman Portrait Drawing Real-Time Tutorial: Part 2- Nose
    • Woman Portrait Drawing Real-Time Tutorial: Part 3- Mouth
    • Woman Portrait Drawing Real-Time Tutorial: Part 4- Skin
    • Woman Portrait Drawing Real-Time Tutorial: Part 5- Hair
    • Woman Portrait Drawing Real-Time Tutorial: Part 6- Neck and Shoulders
  • 10
    Emma Watson
    • Emma Watson Resources
    • Emma Watson Portrait Real-Time Tutorial: Part 1- Eyes
    • Emma Watson Portrait Real-Time Tutorial: Part 2- Nose
    • Emma Watson Portrait Real-Time Tutorial: Part 3- Mouth
    • Emma Watson Portrait Real-Time Tutorial: Part 4- Skin
    • Emma Watson Portrait Real-Time Tutorial: Part 5- Neck
    • Emma Watson Portrait Real-Time Tutorial: Part 6- Hair
  • 11
    Emilia Clarke
    • Emilia Clarke Resources
    • Emilia Clarke Portrait Real-Time Tutorial: Part 1- Eyes
    • Emilia Clarke Portrait Real-Time Tutorial: Part 2- Nose
    • Emilia Clarke Portrait Real-Time Tutorial: Part 3- Mouth
    • Emilia Clarke Portrait Real-Time Tutorial: Part 4- Skin
    • Emilia Clarke Portrait Real-Time Tutorial: Part 5- Neck and Clothes
    • Emilia Clarke Portrait Real-Time Tutorial: Part 6- Hair
  • 12
    Harry Potter Dramatic Lighting Portrait (Drawing the Face)
    • Harry Potter Resources
    • Harry Potter Portrait Real-Time Tutorial: Part 1- Eyes
    • Harry Potter Portrait Real-Time Tutorial: Part 2- Nose
    • Harry Potter Portrait Real-Time Tutorial: Part 3- Mouth
    • Harry Potter Portrait Real-Time Tutorial: Part 4- Skin
    • Harry Potter Portrait Real-Time Tutorial: Part 5- Hair
    • Harry Potter Portrait Real-Time Tutorial: Part 6- Neck
  • 13
    Will Smith
    • Will Smith Portrait Resources
    • Will Smith Portrait Real-Time Tutorial: Part 1- Eyes
    • Will Smith Portrait Real-Time Tutorial: Part 2- Nose
    • Will Smith Portrait Real-Time Tutorial: Part 3- Mouth/ Facial Hair
    • Will Smith Portrait Real-Time Tutorial: Part 4- Skin
    • Will Smith Portrait Real-Time Tutorial: Part 5- Hair
    • Will Smith Portrait Real-Time Tutorial: Part 6- Clothing
  • 14
    Portrait on Toned Paper
    • Toned Paper Portrait Resources
    • Portrait in Coloured Pencil on Toned Paper (using only a black and white pencil) : Part 1
    • Portrait in Coloured Pencil on Toned Paper (using only a black and white pencil) : Part 2
  • 15
    BONUS: 5 Pencil Portrait Challenge
    • 5 Pencil Challenge Resources
    • Drawing a portrait with 5 pencils: Real-time tutorial
  • 16
    BONUS: Girl with Long Hair (no resources included)
    • Little Girl Portrait Real-Time Tutorial: Part 1- Eyes
    • Little Girl Portrait Real-Time Tutorial: Part 2- Nose
    • Little Girl Portrait Real-Time Tutorial: Part 3- Mouth
    • Little Girl Portrait Real-Time Tutorial: Part 4- Skin
    • Little Girl Portrait Real-Time Tutorial: Part 5- Neck
    • Little Girl Portrait Real-Time Tutorial: Part 6- Hair
    • Little Girl Portrait Real-Time Tutorial: Part 7- Highlights