This is an in depth two day seminar that takes you deep into understanding a wide variety of skintones and faces. Most important in this class are the questions: "Why?" and "How?". Different approaches and exercises will give you answers on these questions. With taking this seminar you will be able to understand skintones and faces better in your personal painting journey and will be able to paint results that you will not question again. Main topics: - Learn to observe and analyze skintone varieties, - Learn how to extract this information and use it for your painting process, - Learn a wise use of contrast for creating convincing skin paintings and striking faces, - Learn different approaches and techniques to achieve your vision, - Learn to paint beautiful skin and faces without following color recipes, instead learn to paint it with deep knowledge that you build up in and after this seminar. Student level: Advanced. For this class you should be prepared with an advanced skill level. You should know about zenital light,basic color theory, contrast range and how to create a blending. Airbrushes courtesy of Grex, the official airbrush sponsor of the NOVA Open.