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DAVID A. LEFFEL Art Instruction (DVD) - "Portrait of Lewis" (2 hours, Oil)  - Click to enlarge

DAVID A. LEFFEL Art Instruction (DVD) - "Portrait of Lewis" (2 hours, Oil)

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Give the gift of inspiration to yourself or the artist on your list with this two-hour art lesson by David Leffel.

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Renowned artist David Leffel teaches this two-hour art lesson with style and grace.  He has devoted 35 years of his life both to the craft and to teaching others his techniques. As a 22-year veteran teacher at the Art Students League, he now resides in the southwestern United States where he continues to teach through a variety of workshops.

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This video walks the viewer through the steps of creating a portrait as Leffel demonstrates his techniques to the viewer while explaining how and why the technique gives the desired effect.  His step-by-step instructions teach and encourage the viewer as a masterpiece unfolds.  It is his desire to inspire aspiring artists to see the world through new eyes that brings this art lesson to life.

This two-hour art lesson can be viewed again and again offering new insights into techniques for creating a portrait in oils with each viewing.

This art lesson is suitable for artists refining the craft of painting portraits and for inspiring them to reach new heights with their artistic abilities.

Give the aspiring artist on your list the gift of inspiration and encouragement with the David A. Leffel Art Instruction DVD.

A beautiful interview with David Leffel:
David Leffel feature 
(Reproduced with permission from The Artist's Magazine)


Customer Reviews
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By: Pat from Arizona on 12/20/2010
The video is packed with lots of concepts which are valuable. However, it was disappointing to me that the painting suddenly jumped from 50% finished to 90% finished of the head. What happened in between? I viewed the Burton Silverman DVD and to me that gives me a better presentation of how the artist work from beginning to finish. I wouldn't mind paying more for a longer video if the other stages were presented. Perhaps this video is for really advanced artists who do not need to see all the steps.
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By: Paul C from Raleigh, NC on 02/22/2010
Like David, the first time I picked up his book "Oil Painting Secrets from a Master" I knew I found a master I could follow. I own 5 of Davids videos and this one like the others will teach you to paint chiaroscuro (light and dark). Davids way of teaching is very solid and easy to grasp.
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By: Brian murphy from Marshalls creek. P. A on 12/31/2009
Definetly alot of information and worth purchasing.
On the cons side it would have been nice to actually see him finish the painting instead of bring it to 80./. Complete then show another painting which was the one printed on the box.
Either way this man has a unique approach and I did learn from it.
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By: lynn from esc.ca. on 09/27/2009
wonderful dvd . loads of information , brushwork brillant . differant approach and love all of it .
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By: shafi from karachi on 04/30/2009
good