Portrait Painting for Dummies

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If you’re new to acrylic painting or have been painting for years but still have trouble mixing skin tones, then this course is for you. If you’re looking for ‘cheat sheets of skin tone recipes’ then this is definitely the course is for you.

Here is what you will discover:

  1. The amazing power of a 4 colour limited palette.

  2. How to simplify skin tone colour mixing with Leonie’s secret colour technique.

  3. Glazing, Scumbling & Blending – allowing you to create character, atmosphere and mood.

  4. Exact steps to build your portrait layer by layer.

  5. Extensive video tutorials explaining the technique in a simple and understandable manner.


Leonie has been painting for 30 years. she has a degree in Art as well as a Teaching diploma. Her dream has always been to help other reach their full potential, in art as well as in daily life. LifeArt School has been in operation since 2004 and has managed to help various students become full time artists. Leonie is also a well know local and international artist. She paints three days a week and her work is available in various galleries.