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Tips on exploring a new point of view for portraits. Contrasts face front, three-quarter view, profile and some extreme views (from behind, above or below).
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1989 (v.6#8) pg. 14

The basics of believable portraits. A complete guide to facial features and how they're put together.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Apr 1990 (v.7#4) pg. 73

A guide to skin tones. Color-mixing tips and techniques for the major groups of skin tones: light (white), dark (black), brown, yellow and red.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Oct 1990 (v.7#10) pg. 12

How to create realism in the skin tones of airbrush portraits.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Nov 1990 (v.7#11) pg. 88

Painting believable portraits by putting the right light value in the right place.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Apr 1991 (v.8#4) pg. 50

Portraits with personality. Tips from award-winning artists on how to capture a likeness.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Dec 1991 (v.8#12) pg. 42

How to paint portraits that bring historical figures to life.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Feb 1993 (v.10#2) pg. 38

Brushing up on hair. How to render hair in a portrait.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Mar 1993 (v.10#3) pg. 10

Perfect self-portraits. How to build a two-mirror device to see yourself accurately.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Apr 1993 (v.10#4) pg. 62

How to make a living by painting portraits.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jun 1993 (v.10#6) pg. 52

How to paint convincing facial features. A step-by-step guide to airbrush rendering of the eyes, nose and mouth.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Oct 1993 (v.10#10) pg. 44

Become a master of emotions. Ways to draw facial expressions.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Nov 1993 (v.10#11) pg. 14

Making models into art. How six portrait artists turn ordinary people into memorable images of humanity.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Dec 1993 (v.10#12) pg. 46

Three steps to polished portraits. A description of working with models, creating a preparatory drawing, transferring the drawing onto the canvas, laying in color and then refinining the work.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jun 1994 (v.11#6) pg. 58

Tips for painting portraits that capture the personality of the subject.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Oct 1994 (v.11#10) pg. 31

How to stipple portraits done in pen and ink to achieve gradations of shadow and light that produce the illusion of form.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Nov 1994 (v.11#11) pg. 10

The environmental portrait that puts the subject against a highly developed background. A look at two forms of perspective, linear and aerial, which can be used. Describes a step-by-step approach to developing the portrait and background.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Dec 1994 (v.11#12) pg. 36

Portraiture in Conte crayon. Steps in the process described.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jun 1995 (v.12#6) pg. 53

Profiting from children's portraits. Strategies for getting commissions and pleasing clients.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Oct 1995 (v.12#10) pg. 45

Create realism with bouncing light. How to simulate the effect of reflected light to soften shadows in portrait and still-life paintings.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jan 1996 (v.13#1) pg. 14

Using toned backgrounds when drawing portraits in charcoal.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE May 1996 (v.13#5) pg. 67

Scratching out an image. A description of how to use clay-coated hardboard ("Clayboard") for portraits. A variety of diluted-ink mixtures are used as washes, then scratched off to create textural effects.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1996 (v.13#8) pg. 54

Drawing or painting a good portrait. Suggestions on the pose, building a likeness feature-by-feature, creating good fleshtones and unifying the painting.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Sep 1996 (v.13#9) pg. 66

Paint like the Masters. Discovering the portrait painting approaches and techniques of American painter Robert Henri.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE May 1997 (v.14#5) pg. 64

Get it right the first time. Five steps to creating fast, fresh portraits in any medium.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jul 1997 (v.14#7) pg. 44

A technique for correcting values in charcoal drawings, especially portraits.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jan 1998 (v.15#1) pg. 82

Give your art the Midas touch. How to gild portraits with gold leaf.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Feb 1998 (v.15#2) pg. 58

Expressing personality in portraiture through exaggerating light, color, proportions and brushwork.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Mar 1998 (v.15#3) pg. 32

The complete guide to portraits. Three artists reveal their secrets for creating distinctive, evocative likenesses. (1) Getting "the pose" to establish the right feeling. (2) Drawing from the inside out, a guide to measuring the proportions of a subject's face. (3) How to create fabulous fleshtones.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Apr 1998 (v.15#4) pg. 17

Build positive faces with negative spaces. Lessons in using negative shapes to capture an accurate likeness.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE May 1998 (v.15#5) pg. 26

Five keys to poignant portraits. Good drawing skills, a strong pose, effective lighting, bold values and eye-grabbing focal points discussed.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Sep 1998 (v.15#9) pg. 54

Preparing for commission success. Steps to take to ensure client-pleasing portraits.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Nov 1998 (v.15#11) pg. 33

How to energize figure paintings and portraits through the use of shape and color.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Feb 1999 (v.16#2) pg. 24

Presenting your portrait portfolio. A guide to portfolio essentials and a commission contract.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Feb 1999 (v.16#2) pg. 66

Capturing the life behind the likeness. Three portrait artists share their techniques.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Apr 1999 (v.16#4) pg. 21

How to create a smooth, delicate blended effect in colored pencil portraits.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE May 1999 (v.16#5) pg. 62

Model in the mirror. How to hone drawing skills by posing for a self-portrait.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1999 (v.16#8) pg. 16

How to paint a portrait. Advice on planning and working with color.
TOLE WORLD #119 Nov-Dec 1992 (v.16#6) pg. 22