FREE MASTERCLASS + CHALLENGE

One Week Portrait

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A free digital painting masterclass & challenge teaching you how to create your best portrait ever, in 5 days!

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What is The One Week Portrait Masterclass + Challenge?

The OWP masterclass is an in-depth class about portraiture, and a challenge all at once. During the challenge, students receive a free 7-day all-access pass for the masterclass to help them paint their best portrait EVER- guaranteed!!

Learn to Paint Your Best Portrait Ever in Just Five Steps!

In this masterclass, you will learn about the complete process of painting a digital portrait, from sketch to polished masterpiece. We will be covering important concepts and giving you tips and take-aways that you can start applying to your own paintings right away!

One Week Portrait Challenge Paintable Digital painting
One Week Portrait Challenge Paintable Digital painting
One Week Portrait Challenge Paintable Digital painting
One Week Portrait Challenge Paintable Digital painting
One Week Portrait Challenge Paintable Digital painting

A New Lesson Every Day!

Here's What You'll Learn Over the Course of the 5 Day Challenge:

LESSON 01:

Sketching Quickly and Effectively​

Learn how to think geometrically, improve your anatomy, and how to sketch quickly & effectively

LESSON 2:

Picking Perfect Colors For Your Paintings

Learn how to use the "L Recipe" to avoid muddy colors in your portraits

LESSON 3:

Hard vs. Soft Edges: How to Render Like a Pro

Learn how to avoid "blurry" or "plastic" looking paintings, and understand exactly where you need to put hard vs soft edges

LESSON 4:

Painting Striking Portrait Details (FREE Brushes Included!)

Learn how to paint 5 different types of details that bring striking realism to your portraits, taking them to the next level

LESSON 5:

How to Develop a World-Class Style

Learn how to push your style, and pick up my best secrets for adding your own unique personality to your portraits

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Meet Your Instructor

Hi there, I'm David!
I'm a professional artist with a passion for portraiture.

In this free Challenge and masterclass, I'm going to walk you through my entire process of creating a professional quality portrait. I'll give you my best tips and tricks so that you can create your best portrait EVER!

42,000+ students have participated so far

Learn the proven system that's helped tens of thousands of students get real results.

“This has been the most incredible course. I never thought I could ever produce a realistic portrait like this and this showed me that I could. I could not be more happy with how it turned out…”
Amanda Roberts
USA
David, I have been student for about 20 years, and I must say you are the best teacher I've ever met!
Erdem Metim
Turkey
I’ve been struggling for some time to seriously start painting digitally. Paintable gave me the tools and approaches to finally jumping the border from traditional or half-digital to a complete digital workflow.
Thorsten Piepbrink
Germany

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How To Particpate and Win Prizes!

During the OWP challenge you'll not only learn how to create your best portrait ever, but you'll also run the chance to win a prize by participating.

Sharing your progress every day on Instagram and Twitter with the hashtag #oneweekportrait gives you one entry per day to win the prizes. You can also post you work inside the Paintable Facebook group for extra entries.

The prizes are drawn at random at the end of the challenge- so you don't need to be the "best" artist to win!

The Prizes

We’ve got awesome prizes waiting for some lucky Challenge participants!
Winners will be chosen at random shortly after the end of the Challenge.
Illustration From Imagination

(3X) IFI Masterclass

3 lucky winners will win a seat to the Illustration From Imagination Masterclass, my 6-week interactive bootcamp-style course where you get real-life experience working with a client brief.

(3X) Wacom Tablets

1 winner will receive a Wacom One creative pen display, and 2 winners will receive a Wacom Intuos medium or small, all provided by our friends at Wacom.

(3X) XP-Pen tablets

1 winner will receive an Innovator 16 tablet, 1 will receive an Artist 12Pro, and another will receive a Deco mini 7, all provided by our friends at XP-Pen.

A big THANK YOU goes to XP-Pen and Wacom for providing these tablets for this Challenge’s prizes! 

The Prizes

We give away awesome prizes with every Challenge! And you don’t have to be the best digital artist to be drawn. Visit this page the next time registration opens to see the new prizes we have for the event. 

👀 Spoiler alert! Previous prizes include digital art tablets, styluses and free Digital Painting Academy memberships!

Frequently Asked Questions

One Week Portrait is a free digital painting course, designed to help you paint your best EVER portrait over the course of just one week!

It’s our way of giving back to the community, by hosting a huge 5-day online masterclass on digital painting, completely free of charge. It includes over 90 minutes of lessons, and a series of live critiques and Q&A/paint-over sessions. We’ve had over 42,000 students take part in the past, and it’s always been a blast for everyone involved!

You can follow along in any software! We’ll be using Adobe Photoshop (which we highly recommend), but you can follow along in Procreate, Krita, Clip Studio, Corel Painter, or any other software of your choice!

Yes, we highly recommend you use a tablet to follow along with this course!

Any tablet will do – whether that’s a Wacom, Huion, Apple iPad Pro, Microsoft, or any other make. You don’t need a professional tablet to paint professional artwork!

Nope – all lessons will be available online, so you can follow along from the comfort of your own home (or studio, if you’re fortunate enough to have one)!

It’s completely free 🙂

If you like the class, all we ask is that:

  1. You’d be so kind as to leave me some feedback or a testimonial
  2. You share it with your friends! The more the merrier 🙌

We’re currently re-building this free class for you, making it bigger and better than ever! We’ll be re-launching it on September 14th, 2020 with some exciting new updates.

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