The Portrait Society of America is a national 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, founded in February 1998

to further the traditions of fine art portraiture and figurative art. 

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Conference DVDs

Select one, two or three ... offering a variety of artists, approaches and mediums. All Prices reflect Member's Discounted Rate.

Missed a conference?  Want to relive one of the demonstrations?  These artists have generously agreed to offer their presentations to the public as a fundraiser for the Portrait Society of America.  

 

Enjoy highlights of the conference in your own home or studio. Experience demonstrations from previous conferences by acclaimed artists such as Judith Carducci, Daniel E. Greene, Robert Liberace, Michael Shane Neal and Mary Whyte.  

 

A 100% of proceeds from DVD sales go directly to the Portrait Society, helping us serve our highest public purpose in providing you access to quality educational resources and experiences.

EVERETT RAYMOND KINSTLER

POINTING THE WAY

Everett Raymond Kinstler shares the insights that his years of painting experience have taught him as he critiques pre-submitted artwork by various artists. Learn what makes a good painting great.

$62.50

JEFFREY HEIN

FACE-OFF PEOPLE'S CHOICE

The 2013 People's Choice Face-Off winner, Jeffrey Hein, demonstrated his approach to the portrait on the main stage. In this DVD, Jeffrey captivates the audience while painting fellow artist Kate Stone. Both Stone and Hein were Exceptional Merit winners in the International Portrait Competition.

$62.50

JUDITH CARDUCCI

PASTEL DEMONSTRATION

Judith Carducci entertains the crowd as she demonstrated the essentials of working in pastels. Her model was author, artists and teacher, James Gurney.

$62.50

DAVID KASSAN & MICHELLE DUNAWAY

VARYING VIEWPOINTS

Learn how these two Contemporary artists, David Kassan and Michelle Dunaway, reach the same goal while demonstrating their diverse styles and approaches.

$62.50

MARY WHYTE & MICHAEL SHANE NEAL

OIL AND WATER

Two accomplished artists, Mary Whyte and Michael Shane Neal, working in very different mediums share their thoughts on putting your best foot forward in the art world.

$62.50

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BURTON SILVERMAN

QUICK SILVER! THE PURPOSE OF THE QUICK SKETCH TO YOUR PAINTING PROCESS

Nationally-known artist Burton Silverman demonstrates the value of incorporating the quick sketch into your portrait process and how it can reveal character traits about your subject beyond likeness.

$35.00

DANIEL E. GREENE, NA

REALIZING THE VISUAL EXPERIENCE

With over 50 years of painting and teaching experience, Daniel Greene brings organized and structured planning and the creative process together in a masterful demonstration.

$62.50

MARY WHYTE

2012 FACE OFF'S PEOPLE'S CHOICE

Award winning artist and author Mary Whyte was selected as the 2012 Face Off's People Choice. In the DVD from the conference, she demonstrates her approach in watercolor.

$62.50

SHARON SPRUNG

EXPRESSING FORM USING COLOR

This DVD features a demonstration by Sharon Sprung that provides a step-by-step practical visualization of how to mix oils to create vibrant life-like flesh tones and how to express form using color, which is an important ingredient in understanding the logic of light.

$62.50

SUSAN LYON & MICHELLE DUNAWAY

TWO POINTS OF VIEW

In this DVD, Susan Lyon and Michelle Dunaway paint simultaneously from the same model. Their program, aptly named "Two Points of View", demonstrates how each artist treated the same subject.

$62.50

GORDON WETMORE, JENNIFER WELTY, BART LINDSTROM, RICH NELSON, PATRICIA WATWOOD, AND JUDITH CARDUCCI.

FIVE + THREE: STEPS TO PROFESSIONALISM, LEADERSHIP, AND SERVICE

The Marketing Panel lead by Gordon Wetmore provided professional guidance and direction in mastering leadership from leading artists from around the country.

$35.00

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MICHAEL SHANE NEAL

THE POWER OF PERSISTENCE

Incorporating a message of persistence and determination, this presentation from the 2010 conference includes painting related techniques while he demonstrates, and stresses the importance of doing your homework, dedication to your craft and determination.

$ 62.50

BURTON SILVERMAN

DRAWING YOU IN: FINDING THE ART IN THE SUBJECT

A master artist, Burton Silverman, reveals through a skillful drawing demonstration from the 2010 conference how you can discover a more insightful and lasting art in your paintings.

$ 62.50

MARY WHYTE

FINDING YOUR STYLE: IN PAINT AND POINT A VIEW

Mary Whyte's presentation during the 2010 conference focused on finding your style. This DVD includes discourse on creating signature works that are uniquely yours, as Mary paints founding board member Burton Silverman, during an entertaining head study in watercolor.

$ 62.50

JUDITH CARDUCCI

PEOPLE'S CHOICE DEMO 2009

By popular demand, this vibrant, award-winning artist with over 30 years of experience as an instructor brings the canvas to life in rich pastel. Robert Liberace models, as Judith Carducci makes us laugh, energizing the live audience and home viewers alike with her enthusiastic technique and vivid palette.

$ 62.50

DANIEL E. GREENE, NA

PAINTING FROM LIFE: A PORTRAIT IN OIL

In a live demonstration, Daniel Greene shares his approach to painting a portrait and his remarkable ability to achieve a striking likeness. Greene additionally discusses his full palette for the benefit of viewers. The lovely Dianne Bernhard, an artist herself and notable arts philanthropist, is a compelling model profiled in shimmering champagne tones against a deep backdrop.

$ 62.50

ROBERT LIBERACE

THE EXPRESSIVE PORTRAIT IN A LIMITED PALETTE

Though there are countless colors available, only the three primaries are truly necessary for a full range of flesh hue. Robert Liberace demonstrates how the efficient arrangement of red, yellow and blue provides a painting experience as satisfying as using a complex color palette with a digital presentation and live demo.

$ 62.50

MICHAEL SHANE NEAL

ACCURACY OF AN IMPRESSION

Dynamic speaker and painter Michael Shane Neal combines a visual presentation and discussion with a live demonstration to express the immense importance of strengthening likeness through capturing the character, feeling and personality of your subjects. His engaging demonstration and discussion encourage viewers to celebrate the potential in every sitter and take their work to next level. 

$ 62.50

MARY WHYTE

WATERCOLOR PORTRAITS: PAST & PRESENT

Enjoy Mary Whyte demonstrating why watercolor is excellent for fresh portraits in a compelling head study painted from life. Additionally, join her as she explores the history of portraiture in watercolor in a special presentation and discusses how works on paper have come to be greatly valued today.

$ 62.50

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