Margaret Carter Baumgaertner Instructional Portrait DVDs
Margaret Carter Baumgaertner'sinternationally successful DVDs have enriched the lives of portrait artists worldwide. Her DVDs take the artist from conception and drawing to the finished painting.
Each DVD series focuses on a particular area, such as Painting the Corporate Portrait, or Painting the Alma Prima Portrait. The DVDs are a valuable supplement to Baumgaertner's workshops. The beauty of the DVD is that the artist can watch it over and over again!Learning to interpret information from a photograph or a live model is critical to the success of a painting.
Margaret Carter Baumgaertner teaches the portrait artist how to see and translate that information and apply it to the painting. Her DVDs are extremely thorough and provide detailed information, description of painting techniques, and demonstrate how to create a polished, structured and professional portrait.
Painting the Head in Oil; A Portrait of Megan
After years of requests, we have converted Baumgaertner's original 12-tape video series into a 13 Disk DVD format. This DVD includes an extra 45 minutes of bonus materials, clearer images and the ability to skip directly to chapters of interest.
Each DVD series focuses on a particular area, such as Painting the Corporate Portrait, or Painting the Alma Prima Portrait. The DVDs are a valuable supplement to Baumgaertner's workshops. The beauty of the DVD is that the artist can watch it over and over again!
Painting the Corporate Portrait The seven-disk DVD series covers everything you need to know about painting a corporate head and shoulder portrait and a three-quarter portrait. A special one-hour bonus on painting the hands in included!
Ala prima painting is painting "all at once", or the process of painting wet into wet. Ala prima portraits are fresh, lively, energetic and intoxicating to the eye.
During this 4.5 hour, five DVD series, Baumgaertner will demonstrate wet-into-wet painting as she captures model Peggy Moore (portrait on DVD cover, right). The series follows the step-by-step creation of the head and hands ala prima portrait, from setting up and posing the model, drawing, lit and shadow, value massing, color correction, placing features, correcting and finishing. The DVD series also includes chapters on manipulation of wet paint, brush technique and color theory.
This wonderful DVD series follows Margaret Baumgaertner, the highly respected painter and teacher, as she explores the use of Yarka Sauce in portraiture. Though popular in Russia for decades, Yarka Sauce is still relatively unknown in the United States, and Baumgaertner provides a comprehensive introduction to this subtle and rich medium. The video provides a detailed examination of Yarka Sauce and its history. It also follows Baumgaertner, step-by-step through the creation of a portrait using Yarka Sauce, illustrating the peculiarities of the medium as well as techniques for its most effective use. 1 hour 45 minutes
In this 5-disk DVD series, Margaret Carter Baumgaertner simplifies the challenge of painting en plein air. Using the Cape Cod School of Art method, Baumgaertner explains step-by-step how to achieve the subtle value yet intense rich color of the Colorist portrait.
Also included is a demonstration of a Block Study in order to train the eye to see color variations. Baumgaertner also speaks to the history of plein air painting, materials and setup, the colorist palette and color theory.
Painting the Plein Air Portrait
Painting the Charcoal Portrait A Portrait of Nikki
In this 4 Hour DVD series, Painting the Charcoal Portrait, internationally known portrait artist Margaret Carter Baumgaertner will take you on a journey to discover the truly remarkable depth that can be achieved with this simplest of medium.
Follow her unique step by step process of creating a fully realized three dimensional Portrait in Charcoal.