Expressive Mixed-Media Portraits with Christa Forrest

Regular price $ 19.99 USD

Learn how to express your unique artistic vision while creating four portraits with mixed-media artist Christa Forrest.

  • 6+ hours of HD video instruction
  • 4 in-depth video lessons, complete with inspiring reference photos
  • Immediate, lifetime access to all class content on Sktchy

Class Overview

Lesson 1

Create a portrait in acrylic paint and colored pencil, adding layers with fun stencils and glazing techniques.

Lesson 2

Create a portrait in acrylic ink and collage. Christa will teach you how to let your ink take the lead and create expressive hair with a water bottle.

Lesson 3

Create a portrait in acrylic paint, colored pencil and collage. Christa will demonstrate how she edits her reference photo to help her see her subject in inspiring, new ways. 

Lesson 4

Learn Christa's "Intuitive Flow" technique while creating a portrait in acrylic paint with a colorful, layered background. Christa will share her expressive approach to portraying skin color.

Meet Your Teacher

Christa is a mixed-media artist based in Southern California. Through portraiture, she celebrates women of color and their beautiful, natural hair. (Sktchy, Instagram)

Lifetime Access - Anytime, Anywhere

With your purchase, you’ll get immediate, lifetime to the class on Sktchy, where you can communicate with Christa, connect with fellow students from around the world and get constructive feedback on your class art via desktop and any iOS or Android mobile devices.


What art supplies do I need to participate?

Christa will be using the following supplies in her lessons:

  • Acrylic Paint
  • Acrylic Ink
  • Colored Pencils
  • Stencils
  • Water
  • Printer

    Can I go at my own pace?

    Yes! You keep lifetime access to ALL class content, so you can go at your own pace.

    What skill level do I need for this class?

    Beginner to intermediate.

    Do I get lifetime access to the class?

    Yes! Your purchase gets you immediate, lifetime access to ALL class content.

    What is your refund policy?

    All sales are final.

    Any Questions?

    Contact us. We'll reply asap.