Below is a gallery of students work that have been inspired by the warmer toned poster study in The Acrylic Portrait Course.

If you’ve completed this study from the course yourself drop me an email and I’ll add it to the page!

Student Success Stories - Acrylic Portrait II

Sonja Feldt – Really like the strong graphic shape and colour block of the jacket and shirt, next to the painterly surface of the features, nice work!

Student Success Stories - Acrylic Portrait II

Morana Kavgic – Brilliant strong brushstrokes, it’s like the face has been carved on the canvas! A well-judged balance between the colours.

Student Success Stories - Acrylic Portrait II

Inge Heynderickx – The strong intensity of the red helps to bring colour to our perception of the portrait. There’s is a lovely sense of light falling across the forehead as the values change across the surface.

Student Success Stories - Acrylic Portrait II

Orla Mikkelsen – This portrait is looking just fab!  Orla has really handled the warmer colours of the skin tones well and the colour on the lips look great, especially next to the warm red/orange of the coat. Such a solid structure to the face.

Student Success Stories - Acrylic Portrait II

Ruth – The flesh tones Ruth has mixed have got the orange threading through the piece really nicely and I love the textural feel.

Student Success Stories - Acrylic Portrait II

Mary – Great handling of the clean colour mixes, so pleased that to hear Mary has been taking the techniques from the lessons into her own compositions.

Student Success Stories - Acrylic Portrait II

Marjan Van Der Donk – Marjan has got a lovely touch with composition and texture, the eyes has an intense gaze that holds your focus.

Student Success Stories - Acrylic Portrait II

Linda Gillen – Great drawing to the face and the hair has been well judged to bring the form of the head together. 

Student Success Stories - Acrylic Portrait II

Jean Kes – Lovely colour mixing on the skin tones, I love that intense jacket colour next to the green tie.

Student Success Stories - Acrylic Portrait II

Heather – Love the cool purples and then the warmer tones Heather’s created in this portrait, just great.

Student Success Stories - Acrylic Portrait II

Hans Gustafsson – Love how the tones of the lips and skin tone have been judged, it shows a real sensitivity. It’s hard to believe this is one of Han’s first acrylic portraits!

Student Success Stories - Acrylic Portrait II

Fiona Bisset – Brilliant variety of the skin tones and a sense of changes in structure as the features move away from the light.

Student Success Stories - Acrylic Portrait II

Debbie – Lovely colour mixing on the skin tones again, it really brings out the face and that character.

Student Success Stories - Acrylic Portrait II

Cheryl – Excellent expression and it really feels as if Zorn is about the say something to us! Really like the blush of pink on his cheek, it has a real delicacy to it. 

Student Success Stories - Acrylic Portrait II

Brenda – Lovely colour balance on the skin tones with the rich colours on the lips and jacket brings a warmth to the composition

Student Success Stories - Acrylic Portrait II

Ben East – Great to hear how Ben’s been incorporating the methods from the course into his own subjects, also how his palette has progressed from the earlier cooler portrait with stronger warmer skin tones.

Student Success Stories - Acrylic Portrait II

Aya – Brilliant to see this painting, Aya has really captured the softness of brush handling. It has the essence of an antique photo, has worked brilliantly!

Student Success Stories - Acrylic Portrait II

Alberto Griselli – The features of the face have been really well observed, I love how Alberto has got the values working so weel to give that sense of light on the sitter, really great work!

Student Success Stories - Acrylic Portrait II

Adana Virna – Really great intense red colour of the Jacket which has been nicely balanced with Adana’s painterly handling of the face, brilliant! 

Student Success Stories - Acrylic Portrait II

Justin Johnson – Justin’s drawing looks really good and has managed to capture real character to the eyes, Fab introduction of the light on the right side of the face that adds an extra dimension to the portrait

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