Press

Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year, A Little Book of Portraits

The self portrait Louis entered for the 2014 competition is featured in the book.

Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year, A Little Book of Portraits

The Moth Summer Edition 2014

Two of Louis Smith’s portraits were used to illustrate two poems in the summer edition of the magazine.

the moth summer 2014 issue 17

Artists and Illustrators

In 2014 Louis Smith wrote 5 articles for Artists and Illustrators. He was featured in the April, May, June, July and the Summer editions of the magazine. Topics included how to “Light and Pose the subject” how to use Charcoal, Alla Prima, Underpainting and Traditional Portrait Techniques.

Summer Edition 2014

This is a two part article demonstrating the steps of a “Traditional Portrait”. In this edition Louis demonstrates how to paint a “Grisaille Underpainting” and then finishing with”Glazing Techniques”. Summer 2014 Artist and Illustrators Large

July Edition 2014

In this article Louis demonstrates the steps of an “Underpainting” using the “Bistre Technique”.

July 2014 Artist and Illustrators Large

June Edition 2014

In this article Louis demonstrates the steps of an “Alla Prima” portrait.
June 2014 Artist and Illustrators Large

May Edition 2014

In this article Louis demonstrates the steps of a “Charcoal” portrait. May 2014 Artist and Illustrators Large

April edition 2014

In this article Louis demonstrates how to “Light and Pose a portrait”.
April 2014 Artist and Illustrators Large

Press releases BP Portrait Award 2011

Shock of the old jonathan jones

Metro
The Guardian
The Independent
BBC News online
BBC News picture gallery
The Scotsman
Daily Telegraph
Threadneedle Prize 2009

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