Portrait in Oil with Aaron Toledo

Regular price $ 9.99 USD


Create a portrait in oil with painter Aaron Toledo as your guide. In 4+ hours of HD video instruction, you'll watch Aaron create a portrait in oil paint from start to finish using an alla prima, or wet-on-wet, direct painting technique.

'The process of painting a portrait is like asking a question, and the painting you create is the answer.'

If oil painting intimidates you, you're not alone. In this class, Aaron will show you how forgiving the medium can be and inspire you to make it a part of your regular art practice, like it is for him.

Watch and learn from every step of Aaron's process:

  • Picking and prepping your canvas
  • Selecting a muse/reference photo
  • Drawing your base sketch
  • Toning your canvas
  • Blocking in values
  • Finishing with detailed brushwork

Lifetime Access - Anytime, Anywhere

With your purchase, you’ll get lifetime access to the class on Sktchy, where you can communicate with Aaron, 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.

Ready to paint with Aaron?

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What tools do I need to follow along?

  • Gessoed support (canvas or panel)
  • Brushes
    • Aaron uses #6 Flat, #2 Filbert, #1Flat, #0 Filbert, #0 Flat
  • Palette knife
  • Odorless mineral spirits
  • Oil paints and oil
    • Aaron uses Titanium White, Yellow Ochre, Cadmium Red Light, Cadmium Red Medium, Burnt Umber, Ultramarine Blue, Transparent Red Oxide and linseed oil
  • Palette
  • Easel or desk
  • Paper towels
  • Pencil or other drawing utensil

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 lifetime access to ALL class content.

What is your refund policy?

All sales are final.

Any Questions?

Contact us. We'll reply asap.