Course "Portraits"

new ONLINE COURSEby Konstantin Sterkhov

Watercolor Portrait Painting

Learn how to compose, construct, and paint a human face with Konstantin Sterkhov


new ONLINE COURSE by Konstantin Sterkhov

Watercolor Portrait Painting

Learn how to compose, construct, and paint a human face with Konstantin Sterkhov


Language: English

Painting portraits is a skill many artists are dreaming of. To make portraits resembling your models, to express emotions, to show the features of every person you paint, and to hear cries of admiration – isn’t it wonderful? 

In this course, we will learn everything we need to know about portraits! We will see how to mix colors for skin shades, get the right proportions of the human face, use a diversity of textures for hair, skin, and eyes, and practice different watercolor techniques.

A world-famous artist Konstantin Sterkhov will accompany us in this exciting journey to make the process easy and engrossing. Join us and become a master of watercolor portraits!

Meet your instructor

Konstantin Sterkhov

  • Over 30 years of painting experience and 20 years of teaching practice
  •  70 international and 10 solo exhibitions, a member of the jury for various international contests
  • His paintings are placed in museums, private and corporate collections worldwide
  •  The author of the book «Masters of Watercolor» and the founder of the magazine «Planet of Watercolor»
  • A brand ambassador of the leading producers of art materials (Daniel Smith, Roubloff, Nevskaya Palette)
  • A member of Artists Union of Russia, Saint-Petersburg Watercolor Society, and Watercolor Society of Finland

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Which materials do you need 
for the course?

  • Watercolor paper 300g;
  • A board and a tape to fix the paper;
  • Watercolor paints;
  • Big flat brush, big pointed well absorbing round brush, medium pointed springy brush, liner brush;
  • Paper towel;
  • Container for water;
  • Pencil, eraser;
  • Masking fluid or masking pen, wax crayon.
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Monday — Friday
7 am — 6 pm Central European Time (CET)