Tag: Portrait

  • Artist: Vermeer “Girl With Pearl Earring”

    I always try to introduce different artist for students to learn about portraits. Recently we used the Dutch master Vermeer as our Inspiration. Johannes Vermeer (1632 – 1675) was a Dutch painter who specialized in exquisite, domestic interior scenes of middle class life. Vermeer was a moderately successful provincial genre painter in his lifetime. He seems… Read More

  • Artist: Modigliani Portraits

    One of my favorite portrait artist is Amedeo Modigliani (1884 – 1920). Modigliani was a late-18th century European artist who never lived to see his success, but his paintings are some of my all-time favorites. I love his portraits with elongated faces in soulful colors. Modigliani drew his faces in stretched proportions. Step #1: First… Read More