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Dru Blair is with Randolph Algera.
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Here is my Alma-Tadema study in progress for a lecture and demonstration I will conduct at SALON (in Leeuwarden in the Netherlands) on May 5th and 6th. I will ...discuss Pre-Raphaelite methods, and how to mix traditional brushwork with modern techniques, such as airbrush.

More info: https://www.salonleeuwarden2018.com/

Visitors welcome!

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Join me as we re-create this painting "Coign of Vantage" in the style of Lawrence Alma-Tadema in my September workshop. Only a couple of places left!

Also, I'...ll be giving a lecture on re-creating Tadema's work at Salon in Leeuwarden, Netherlands May 6.

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Day 3 of my portrait workshop in Norway. Here we've added some fleshtones and developed the eye using the color buffer method. I'm happy to report no casualtie...s during the Dot of Death exercise this morning.

My students and I are using Createx Illustration Colors on Blair Airbrush paper with CM-SB airbrushes.

More European Tour info: https://www.schoolofrealism.com/…/dru-blair-2018-european-a…

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Dru Blair is with Terje Alfsen and 3 others at Kreative kurs Sandefjord As.

Lunchtime on Day two of my portrait workshop in Norway. Here we've developed the hair more fully, covered some color buffer theory, and practiced color matching.... Tomorrow: Dot of Death exercise, and fleshtones.

My students and I are using Createx Illustration Colors on Blair Airbrush paper with CM-SB airbrushes.

More European Tour info: https://www.schoolofrealism.com/…/dru-blair-2018-european-a…

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Here is the first minute of my new Classroom in a Box - Skin Texture kit, plus a couple of additional images from the video. Read more at https://www.schoolofrealism.com/collections/all-kits

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Dru Blair is at Airbrushshop Danmark.

Nearing completion of our project on day 4 of my portrait workshop in Aalborg, Denmark. Here we have added more texture, color, and shadows to the skin, and ref...ined the transitions.

This is the first workshop of my 3-month tour, and I'd like to thank my hosts, Heidi Christensen and Lars Christensen for their wonderful hospitality. Also to my sponsors Createx and Iwata for their continued support. Finally a big thanks to my students for being so awesome. Looking forward to next year!

European tour schedule:
https://www.schoolofrealism.com/…/dru-blair-2018-european-a…

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Dru Blair is at Airbrushshop Danmark.

Establishing some undertones for the skin on day 3 of my portrait workshop in Denmark.

My students and I are using Createx Illustration Colors on Blair Airbrush... Paper with Iwata CM-SB airbrushes.

For more information about my European Tour visit: https://www.schoolofrealism.com/…/dru-blair-2018-european-a…

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Dru Blair is at Airbrushshop Danmark.

Day two of my portrait workshop in Aalborg, Denmark. Here we are exploring the changing depth of field in the hair.

For European Tour dates and locations:

https://www.schoolofrealism.com/…/dru-blair-2018-european-a…

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Day 4 of our exercise with lighting in my portrait workshop. The low resolution reference photo allowed us to embellish and add extra content not present in the... source.

My advanced portrait workshop begins tomorrow and I'll begin my 3.5 month European tour in one week.
https://www.schoolofrealism.com/…/dru-blair-2018-european-a…

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Dru Blair is with Natalia Ardura Castañon.

Guess who? Beginning of day 3 of my female portrait class. This will become a new exercise in lighting.

First person to correctly guess wins the stencil of thei...r choice. Post no photos please.

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Learn how to re-create this painting in my next monochromatic workshop near London. I'll be teaching 3 consecutive portrait workshops at the Michael Rose School... of Art this May.

Monochromatic Portrait 14-16 May
Female Portrait 17-21 May (sold out)
Male Portrait 22-26 May

https://www.ukschoolofart.com/learnairbrushing

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Day 4 of my Pre-Raphaelite workshop on Blair canvas using both traditional brushwork and Iwata airbrushes. Here I am adding the marble background.

Next 2018 Wor...kshops:
Textures and Special Effects Feb 22-25
Beginning Airbrush March 8- 11
Portraits March 15-18 SOLD OUT
Advanced Portraits March 20-24 SOLD OUT

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Need more realistic skin for your female portraits? Here's a new Skin texture!

Lets face it, painting female skin is challenging. Too little texture, and she lo...oks like a mannequin. Too much texture, and she's got beard stubble. The safest and fastest way to lay down a great skin texture is to use our texture stencil.

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Almost finished with this experimental class project before moving on to the next workshop. Here I'm introducing a little bit of stylization to the image. Creat...ex Illustration Paint was applied 100% by airbrush on Blair Paper with no brushwork or pencil work. Various other tools used to manipulate the paint in a few spots after the paint was applied. The airbrushes were Iwata.

Next 2018 Workshops:

Pre-Raphaelite Feb 8-11 *Sold out*
Textures and Special Effects Feb 22-25
Beginning Airbrush March 8- 11
Portraits March 15-18
Advanced Portraits March 20-24

https://www.schoolofrealism.com/collectio…/current-workshops

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The end of my portrait workshop, and we are establishing the hair and background. My students and I are spraying Createx Illustration Colors onto Blair Paper wi...th Iwata airbrushes.

Next 2018 Workshops:
Pre-Raphaelite Feb 8-11 *Sold out*
Textures and Special Effects Feb 22-25
Beginning Airbrush March 8- 11
Portraits March 15-18
Advanced Portraits March 20-24

https://www.schoolofrealism.com/collectio…/current-workshops

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