Portrait Drawing Video
Check out the extended cut of David Jamieson’s time-lapse portrait drawing video that’s been such a hit on YouTube! This longer version features detailed voiceover by David describing his process for drawing – what he uses, what he thinks about and what he looks for while drawing the portrait. It’s like a mini master-class in portrait drawing for just 10 bucks!
The drawing video is an MP4 file, which is a broadly deployed file format. Depending on your playback options, however, you may need to download a player that can read MP4’s. A popular choice is VLC – a cross-platform, free media player that can handle just about any file format out there. You can download VLC here.
About David Jamieson: David Jamieson began studying painting at the Ontario College of Art and Design in Toronto, and received an MFA cum laude from the New York Academy of Art where he was awarded the first Prince of Wales Scholarship from that institution. He has taught figure drawing, painting and anatomy in Toronto, New York City, and at the Prince’s Foundation in London, England, and for five years was a full-time faculty member of the American Academy of Art in Chicago, teaching both undergraduate and graduate students. His work has been featured in American Artist Drawing Magazine, and in group exhibitions in Toronto, Chicago and New York City. His work is also included in the collections of HRH The Prince of Wales, Eileen Guggenheim, and other private collections in Canada and the United States. David currently paints and teaches in his studio in Chicago, Illinois.
Here’s the original time-lapse version from YouTube, without the instructional commentary: