In addition to our ongoing face-to-face classes in the Full-time and Part-time Programmes, the Barcelona Academy of Art is in the process of creating a series of online courses to give the opportunity to students from all over the world to study following our methods and course syllabus from home.
Portrait Drawing and Painting with Jordi Diaz Alamà
As a preview of the Online Courses to come, we would like to present this exclusive free tutorial by BAA Director Jordi Díaz Alamà, on how to create an academic portrait drawing and painting from a screen-based reference.
Following the methods taught at the Barcelona Academy of Art, you will learn the theoretical concepts, materials and strategies to develop your artistic skills and achieve a realistic result in an agile but accurate manner.
This step-by-step portrait course will guide you throught the different processes from the initial charcoal drawing to the transfer method unto the canvas to the grisaille and lastly, the color painting.
In each step of the lesson, you will also learn about the theory behind the techniques, the best materials and how to you use them correctly:
- Rendering and final touches
- Transfer method
- Color Theory
- Impasto and glazing
- Final touches
Portrait Drawing and Painting Complete Course [ENGLISH]