Learn about the Artist!     It Started with a Pencil: Memoir, Leslie B. DeMille   SALE Price: Click here.

Learn about the Artist!

It Started with a Pencil: Memoir, Leslie B. DeMille
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Leslie B. DeMille shares his library of demonstrations and workshops. He always loved to teach others his techniques with pastels. However, since his multiple strokes he is no longer able to draw or paint. Mr. DeMille's daughter, Dr. Dianne DeMille, has edited and narrated the videos for you to learn directly from "The Artist". Techniques shown are what he used for all his pastel paintings. The Introduction Video on the right is where Mr. DeMille describes his desire to share his expertise as a well-known Artist. 
Videos are added every few weeks and are available on YouTube at his channel: Master Artist Lessons.

Subscribe to my channel: Master Artist Lessons: Learn From a Master - Introduction. 

An introduction to the videos of Leslie B. DeMille demonstrating how to draw, the basics of working with pastels, and how to do a portrait in sepia or full color.

Foundations of Pastel Portraits shows Leslie B. DeMille sharing the basics of drawing apples and grapes as a foundation for doing portraits.

Red Chalk & Sepia, An Historical View

Leslie B. DeMille shares the history of using Red Chalk and Conte Crayon to create Sepia paintings in this video.

The Essence of Doing a Portrait shares a tutorial of the basics to sketching a portrait by Leslie B. DeMille.

Aligning Facial Features of a Portrait is a short video where Leslie B. DeMille shows how to align the nose and mouth with the eyes. This gives the perspectives to keep in mind as you create portraits.

A short introduction to the full length (48 minute) Video Lesson on Drawing Eyes, Nose, and Mouth. Use the full tutorial to practice each feature as you gain your own style for doing portraits.

Drawing Eyes, Nose, & Mouth is a tutorial by Leslie B. DeMille as a study of how to create realistic eyes, nose, and mouth for your use in creating your own portraits.

Drawing Eyes, Nose, & Mouth
75.00 150.00

In this tutorial, Drawing Eyes, Nose, & Mouth, Leslie B. DeMille explains in detail how to draw they eye, nose, and mouth with pastels. You are encouraged to practice with each feature as you gain your own style for doing portraits.

Portrait Demonstration -– Sepia is a tutorial with The Master Portrait Artist creating a sepia full portrait using red chalk. Use as a guide to create portraits of your own.

Portrait Demonstration – Sepia
125.00 250.00

In this video, Portrait Demonstration - Sepia, Leslie B. DeMille shares a full demonstration that includes every step in the unveiling of a sepia portrait. Enjoy owning this video to review each step as you learn from The Master Portrait Artist. Your Order Confirmation will contain the link to your Video purchase. 

Chopsticks 3 is a tutorial that shows Leslie B. DeMille creating a full-color portrait. You can download the three parts to use as you wish to create portraits of your own. 

Leslie B. DeMille - Lessons in Pastel: Chopsticks 3
150.00 325.00

Chopsticks 3 is a 3-part one-hour video demonstration with Leslie B. DeMille. The setting was in the Atrium Dining Room of the Los Abrigados Resort and Spa in Sedona, Arizona. Watch and learn Leslie B. DeMille's technique while he explains each step as the full color portrait is unveiled. Your Order Confirmation will contain links to the 3 parts for your Video purchase.