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How to paint noses

Kathy Barker takes you through the basics of how to painta nose

How to paint hair

Top tips for painting hair from Ann Witheridge

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How to paint mouths

Kathy Barker shows how to paint lips for portraiture

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How to paint portraits with character

Kathy Barker advises on how to bring a sitter to life by focusing on shapes and values rather than detail when working in oils

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How to paint portraits in charcoal

Charcoal is a beautiful medium and very adaptable for drawing portraits – you can smudge it around or be very precise and detailed, as Kathy Barker demonstrates

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How to paint eyes

Kathy Barker takes an in-depth look at eyes, showing you how to capture expressions and emotions

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