Kate Zambrano | "Portrait Drawing Realism"
"In this online workshop, I would like to stress the importance of a solid drawing foundation and the impact it has to show developed work versus under developed. We want to rush to throw the paint down and end up skipping over one the most important elements of realism, which are essentially the skeletal structure of our piece.I will share my unconventional drawing techniques and tools, from starting with lights instead of darks to using makeup sponges for charcoal application. Through years of trial and error, these are some of the "tricks" I've found to help." - Kate Zambrano
- Block-In (Portrait 1) - (14:11)
- Block-In Refinement (Portrait 1) - (07:12)
- Black Pastel Block-In (Portrait 1) - (05:27)
- Block-In Clean Up (Portrait 1) - (09:32)
- Pencil Work (Portrait 1) - (17:18)
- Building and Blending Layers Pt.1 (Portrait 1) - (25:19)
- Building and Blending Layers Pt.2 (Portrait 1) - (13:24)
- Hair (Portrait 1) - (26:15)
- Finishing Touches (Portrait 1) - (41:22)
- Block-In (Portrait 2) - (04:17)
- Drawing with Eraser (Portrait 2) - (08:45)
- Highlight Block-In (Portrait 2) - (06:58)
- Initial Dark Value (Portrait 2) - (15:42)
- Dark Value Stage 2 (Portrait 2) - (15:00)
- Initial Refinements (Portrait 2) - (20:08)
- Final Facial Revisions (Portrait 2) - (15:10)
- Finishing Touches (Portrait 2) - (14:08)
- Unlimited Streaming @ 1080p
- Over 4.5 Hours of Instructional Content
Kate Zambrano is a fine artist based in California specializing in realistic portrait art and figurative art. Her work is a continual attempt to combine what she finds infinitely beautiful, vulnerability and strength together.
After leaving Texas at age seventeen, Kate studied psychology briefly in college before discovering that she was, in fact, more fascinated with the subject than the actual career. She moved to New York where she began to work frequently as a model to explore a new path of imagination. She loved working with other creatives to build a fabricated atmosphere.
These experiences shaped some of Kate’s biggest inspirations. Her work is a personal study of human psychology and complexity. She creates melancholic body languages and expressions, capturing the nuanced truth that we can’t help but communicate with our subtleties.