Dave Nestler - Armed and Fabulous (DVD)
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Dave Nestler - Armed and Fabulous (DVD)

Application: Custom Automotive, Portraiture
Skill level: Beginner to Professional
Classification: E - Educational
Running time: 118 minutes
Format: DVD Region 0

Sleeve Notes:

In this two-hour presentation, Dave Nestler, World renowned pinup artist, reveals and demonstrates in full detail how he renders a pinup. Although Nestler uses paint brushes only, his methods easily cross over for airbrush artists and his colour theory and mixing techniques are universal.

You'll learn:

  • How to set up your workstation
  • Use of cold press double-weight illustration board
  • How to prep the surface
  • Variety of paint brushes
  • Use of synthetic brushes How to use a pallet knife
  • Acrylic paints
  • Who makes the blackest black
  • How to achieve flesh tones
  • How to mix paint
  • How to troubleshoot acrylics
  • How to prevent acrylics from drying
  • Control of acrylic paint
  • How to transfer art to the board
  • Wet-on-dry painting
  • How to speed-dry paint
  • How to work with reference photos
  • How to render hair
  • Working with transparent paint including transparent layering
  • Metal effect
  • How to define shapes
  • Cross-hatching technique
  • Mastering highlights
  • Use of titanium white
  • How to judge how light you can go
  • How to load your brush
  • Troubleshooting
  • The 10% rule
  • How to render fabric, leather, wood grain, metal and other textures
  • How to render lips and eyes
  • And more!

*Armed & Fabulous demonstrates paintbrush techniques only. There is no use of an airbrush.