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.
The Moth Summer Edition 2014
Two of Louis Smith’s portraits were used to illustrate two poems in the summer edition of the magazine.
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”.
July Edition 2014
In this article Louis demonstrates the steps of an “Underpainting” using the “Bistre Technique”.
June Edition 2014
In this article Louis demonstrates the steps of an “Alla Prima” portrait.
May Edition 2014
In this article Louis demonstrates the steps of a “Charcoal” portrait.
April edition 2014
In this article Louis demonstrates how to “Light and Pose a portrait”.