Painting Portraits, Paperback


Portrait painting is inherently difficult and requires a unique understanding of and sensitivity to the sitter. This practical book considers the historical context of portrait painting and its contemporary practice. Written by a professional portrait painter, it describes the intricacies of making a portrait not just for the technically minded but also for those who are interested in a painter's perspective on the role and importance of portraiture.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 112 pages, 180 colour illustrations
  • Publisher: The Crowood Press Ltd
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  • Category: Painting & art manuals
  • ISBN: 9781847972644



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