LEARN CASEY'S APPROACH TO PORTRAIT PAINTING...
Professional artist, Casey Childs, awarded the Gold Medal in the Oil Painters of America’s 27th Annual National Juried Exhibition of Traditional Oils for his painting, "Take These Broken Wings," walks you through his complete process for painting a convincing, lifelike portrait in oil from a live model.
Filmed in HD with multiple camera angles, you'll see every stroke Casey makes from laying down a wash to finish touches. He will help you understand how to break down the complex subject of a portrait into simple forms to create a convincing, life-like painting. Casey demonstrates his direct approach to portrait painting with text, illustrations, and voice over to clarify thoughts and ideas. Learn as he explains key concepts and methods; such as blocking in, mixing color, fundamentals of every good painting, fixing errors and mistakes, and lots more that will help make painting the portrait much easier! Total run time: 2hrs 45 min (High-Definition).
Digital copy included with DVD purchase.
About the Artist
Casey Childs is an American born artist currently based in Utah. He is a full time painter and Wyoming native who first studied art formally at Northwest College in Powell, Wyoming. He continued his art education at Brigham Young University, receiving a BA in Painting, followed by study with renowned portraitist and figurative artist William Whitaker. After many years of study, Casey has created a highly skillful body of figurative and portrait work which has been featured in galleries across the U.S. He has received numerous awards including many from the Portrait Society of America for their International Portrait Competition—Second Place in 2018 for his oil painting, “Sliver;” Second Place in 2016 for his oil portrait, “Phylis VanderNaald;” Third Place in 2017 for his oil painting, “Take These Broken Wings;” and First Place Drawing in 2015 for his drawing, “Natalie.” He was most recently honored with the Gold Medal Award from the Oil Painters of America’s 26th National Juried Exhibition; the MEAM museum Purchase Award and Springville Museum of Art Exhibition Award in the 13th International Art Renewal Center Salon Competition. Casey’s work has been featured in many publications including American Art Collector Magazine, International Artist Magazine, and Southwest Art Magazine.