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Digital Painting fundamentals with Corel® Painter™ 12 by Rhoda Grossman Draws

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Chapter 5. Be a People Person

Be a People Person

Since the previous version of this book was published I have spent considerable time painting portraits in “messy media,”—oils at first and then switching to acrylic. Capturing the likeness of a person is a much bigger challenge than making an apple look like a Granny Smith. Tracing and cloning a photo will handle the essential matters of accuracy and proportion. Beyond that is a vast array of choices for interpreting your subject. You’ll get some practice doing just that in the following projects.

I have been fascinated with drawing and painting the human face and form for my entire career, so I’m pretty excited about ...

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