Girl with Pearl Earring

Skill Level: 2 Intermediate, 3 Advanced
Medium: Acrylic Painting
Subject: Portraits
Tutor: Nolan Clark
Class Length: 6 Hours

$5.00

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Class Description

Join me as we follow in the footsteps of Johannes Vermeer to paint his Girl with Pearl Earring masterpiece.

In this series we will learn about the colours he used, the techniques he employed, get a feel for his thought process during the painting of this classic artwork.

This class is a real time step by step tutorial where I show you:
1) how to mix the paint colours,
2) the difference between his paints and ours,
3) Give you an insight into how he laid his brush strokes down and even
4) how to tell the order in which he laid those brush strokes

Although we are not trying to create a stroke for stroke replica in this class, you will non the less come out the other end with your own version of his fabulous painting.

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9 reviews for Girl with Pearl Earring

  1. ELLIE J. (verified owner)

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  2. Valerie Tyson (verified owner)

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    Loved the class/course because I needed to know what skin colours to also use for a portrait I was doing of my grand daughter. I have been finding it very hard to blend. My problem with following you is that my computer is upstairs and my paints are downstairs but I will try. Working on husband for me to get an iPad which will be useful in this instance and for the future. This is a lovely painting to replicate I have always loved it.

  3. Charlene Kenward (verified owner)

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    Very complete and easy to follow instruction. A must for anyone painting portraits even long time artists. Well done Nolan.

  4. Dennis Morgan (verified owner)

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    Although I’m in my seventies, I’ve only been painting for about a year after attending an evening class at a local college. Painting portraits was something I really wanted to attempt but thought it was far too complicated for my level of experience. Anyhow, with some apprehension, I took on the class and found that with Nolan’s approach to explaining the processes involved in the mixing of the colours and the blending techniques to achieve the variations in skin tone.
    On completing the class I ended up with, in my opinion, quite an acceptable attempt at a portrait and can’t recommend highly enough, Nolan’s approach to teaching.
    The question now is whether to enrol in the portrait drawing course or to dive in to the portait painting course.
    Many thanks,
    Dennis Morgan.

    • nolan (store manager)

      I am glad you enjoyed the class Dennis 🙂
      I suggest following the portrait painting course first. That will allow the knowledge that is still fresh in your mind to tie up with that of the course. Good luck.

  5. Arthur cansdale (verified owner)

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    very good

  6. Grey (verified owner)

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    Outstanding assist in color mixing, shading, and painting in layers. Class built my confidence.

  7. John Murphy (verified owner)

    Hi Nolan

    just picked this title up an hour ago and watching through it just have to say I really admire the technique and approach in your videos… I know I can learn stuff from this to build on what I’ve learned already. Money very well invested! Thanks!

  8. John Murphy (verified owner)

    I picked up this title for 2 reasons… 1 have only recently started playing around with Acrylics and prior to completing this had only ever done 3 Acrylic pieces… The second was to attemp a portrait which I guess I’ve never had the patience or confidence to attempt. This was a brilliant exercise and I learnt quite a bit from it,,, Extremely well presented and narrated title,,, It’s the first lesson I’ve ever taken in Art outside of secondary school and have to say well worth every cent!

  9. John Murphy (verified owner)

    I picked up this title for 2 reasons… 1 have only recently started playing around with Acrylics and prior to completing this had only ever done 3 Acrylic pieces… The second was to attempt a portrait which I guess I’ve never had the patience or confidence to attempt. This was a brilliant exercise and I learnt quite a bit from it,,, Extremely well presented and narrated title,,, It’s the first lesson I’ve ever taken in Art outside of secondary school and have to say well worth every cent!

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