In this chapter a variety of brushes are used to create portraits of people of many ages.
Brush categories which I find particularly valuable for portraits are the Pastel and Chalk and there is a step by step example using the Pastel brushes which are great for making light delicate portraits.
Another traditional style of painting is Oils, where the rich textures give a much more substantial finish with some lovely brush textures.
As always when making portraits in Painter it is for you to decide just how painterly they should appear. The step by step examples included here are all fairly close to the original photographs; ...