Patricia Watwood

Patricia Watwood: Creating Portraits From Life


Video Length: 7 Hours 39 Minutes
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Discover How to Create Beautiful, Expressive, and Lifelike Portraits That Leave a Lasting Impression!

Patricia Watwood, recognized as a true Master by the Art Renewal Center, will reveal her techniques on how to paint successful portraits that will pull the viewer’s heartstrings inside this best selling video.

Imagine being able to paint portraits of your loved ones and preserve those cherished moments forever. 

Imagine having the power to capture what makes them so unique… and immortalize them with your art… 

Few understand the magic art gives us, but you do… and you want to perfect your skills so you can do incredible things with your own two hands…

This amazing video by Patricia Watwood may just be what you’re looking for.

Painting portraits isn’t as easy as it looks. 

Most artists struggle with painting realistic and expressive portraits. The eyes seem lifeless, the facial features lack depth, and the overall composition looks disjointed.

Luckily for you, Patricia will show you how to master the art of portrait painting… a highly respectable skill among the art community. 

With her brilliant instruction, you’ll overcome common challenges and hone your skills to create stunning, captivating portraits. No matter your level of experience, Patricia’s easy-to-follow method will reveal the steps to paint museum-quality portraits that resonate with viewers.


In "Creating Portraits from Life," you'll discover:

  • Effective techniques to truly capture the essence of your subject
  • How to accurately capture facial features, including the eyes, mouth, and nose
  • Valuable lessons on the anatomy of the face, including shadows and contours
  • How to create an emotional statement that resonates with viewers


Patricia's step-by-step process breaks down portrait painting into manageable steps, ensuring that anyone can paint a breathtaking, expressive, and lifelike portrait. 

Her method covers every aspect of portrait painting, from painting the form of the nose and the intricate details of the mouth and chin to resolving details for clarity and focus.

You'll also learn how to paint the neck and shoulders, including the clavicle and sternomastoid muscles, as well as how to redefine your lines and add crisp details and highlight notes. 

With Patricia's instruction, you'll gain the confidence and skills to create timeless portraits that capture the essence of your subject and leave a lasting impression on viewers.


Who Is Patricia Watwood?

Meet Patricia Watwood – a leading figure in the world of contemporary figurative realism, whose passion for capturing the essence of human life has led her to create breathtaking portraits, captivating nudes, and allegorical works rich with myth and narrative.

Patricia's unique style blends classical techniques with subtle contemporary touches, resulting in artwork that is both highly realistic and deeply emotive. Her lively brushwork, careful drawing, and masterful use of color and form have earned her a place in prestigious institutions worldwide, including the Beijing World Art Museum, The European Museum of Modern Art (MEAM), and The Butler Museum.

Patricia's commissioned portraits grace the halls of renowned institutions such as St. Louis City Hall, Washington University, and Harvard University. Her exceptional skills have led her to become the First Vice President of the Salmagundi Club of New York, a Signature Member of the Portrait Society of America, and a Living Master as listed by the Art Renewal Center.

With an MFA from the New York Academy of Art and experience as a founding member of the Water Street Atelier under the guidance of Jacob Collins, Patricia is a dedicated educator. She shares her vast knowledge and expertise through instructional videos such as "Creating Portraits from Life" with Streamline Art Video. As a writer, she has contributed articles to American Artist, American Arts Quarterly, and Fine Art Connoisseur magazines.

Now, you too can benefit from Patricia's wealth of experience and artistic mastery. Discover how she can help you unlock your full potential in portrait painting with “Creating Portraits from Life”. With Patricia as your guide, you'll be well on your way to creating stunning, emotive portraits that leave a lasting impression on all who see them!


This best-seller is perfect for you if:

  • You want an in-depth lesson on facial features
  • You want to learn the secrets behind portraits that stir the soul of the viewer
  • You want your portraits to be more realistic
  • You dream of painting your friends and family and you want to capture memories through your art


Chapter Outline:

  • Introduction
  • Project Materials and Tools
  • The Eye Part 1 - 3
  • The Nose Part 1 - 3
  • The Ear Part 1 - 3
  • The Mouth Part 1 - 3
  • Conclusion


Bonus Extras Included!


Customer Reviews

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carole teller

Patricia Watwood: Creating Portraits from Life

carole teller
Painting pleasure

Patty Watwood's video on portrait painting is a beautifully organized approach to painting. Her instructions are clear and reasonable so it is easy to follow and understand. She is an excellent teacher, very thorough and charming. The images are clear with both the palette and canvas in clear view and all the stops made visual.
I thank you for making the instructions so well done. This is the best!

Sharon Long
Patricia Watwood

I love the Patricia Watwood DVD,I have her first one as well. As an artist unable to attend a workshop or class,I have learned many valuable lessons. I look forward to future projects with Patricia Watwood.