Realistic Watercolor Portraits by Suzanna Winton

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Portraits have the power to capture a likeness that touches the soul. You can learn to paint realistic portraits with artistry following the guidance in this inspirational book.

Nine complete step-by-step demonstrations show you how to use watercolors to build portraits that come to life with realism and personality. Each demonstration features a different person–so you can explore a range of ages, skin tones, facial features, hair tones and textures–mastering each detail at your own pace. Even if you are a beginner, success is within your reach as you learn how to:

Place an image properly

Capture a likeness and add character

Paint realistic skin tones

Fix mistakes without starting over

Edit visual information for greater impact

Capture the textures of clothing and accessories

Select and paint a background that supports the portrait

With this guide on your side, you can achieve the portraits you've always dreamed of painting. Get started today. Great portraits await!


About Suzanna Winton

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Suzanna Reese Winton is known for her instruction in watercolor painting and jurying of art exhibitions. She is a signature member of the Florida Watercolor Society, the Southern Watercolor Society and Watercolor West. Her work has been published in The Artist's Magazine, American Artist, Watercolor Magic magazine, Splash 6 (North Light Books), and The Best of Watercolor 2000.
Published December 22, 2010 by North Light Books. 160 pages
Genres: Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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