Paint perfect watercolour portraits every time: 11 key tips

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(Image credit: Jean Sebastien Rossbach)

Painting watercolour portraits can be incredibly challenging, but also very rewarding. We've asked the award-winning fine artist Jean Sebastien Rossbach to share his 11 tips for painting better portraits using watercolours. In his tutorial he covers the basics for better watercolour paintings, as well as some of his own unique ways of working.

Before you jump in to Jean Sebastien Rossbach's training, get up to speed on some of the essential watercolour techniques you may need to get the most from Jean Sebastien Rossbach's tutorial. Now, in his words, the artist shares his techniques…

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Jean-Sébastien Rossbach

Jean-Sébastien has been painting for over 20 years. His art has been displayed in galleries worldwide, and sold at auction. He is the author and illustrator of the illustrated storybook Chamanes, Les Chants de la Déesse.