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by Alan Hydes
Alan Hydes, a TV artist, tells how he painted the portraits of many celebrities and gives useful hints, tips and practical advice on how to paint people, as well as several step-by-step portraits painted especially for the book.
Alan Hydes, a TV artist, tells how he painted the portraits of many celebrities and gives useful hints, tips and practical advice on how to paint people, as well as several step-by-step portraits painted especially for the book. There are chapters on lighting the sitter, underpainting and facial structure, how to paint flesh tones and the importance of sketching and photography. The author also shares with us some of the anecdotes from politicians and celebrities who have sat for their portraits for him.
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Alan Hydes became well known after his TV series Painting the Stars, Blooming Art and Painting the Past achieved record-breaking ratings on YorkshireTelevision. Alan is a visiting lecturer in Visual Studies at Leeds College of Art on the BA (Hons) degree course and is also a demonstrator for Daler-Rowney. Alan's paintings fetch thousands of pounds and are in public and private collections worldwide. This is his first book.
Celebrity Portraits by Alan Hydes
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