How to Create a Francoise Nielly Inspired Portrait

In this art tutorial, we show you how to paint a portrait in a similar style to renowned French artist, Francoise Nielly. Learn how, with a simple initial drafting, you can lay down bold colour and thick strokes to create a stunning artwork that celebrates Nielly’s unconventional and vibrant approach to painting. We’ve used H2O Water Mixable Oil Paint, Fluro Acrylic Paints mixed with Water Mixable Linseed Oil Gel Medium, and palette knives to apply thick, clean strokes. You can find the full material list and lesson plan in the downloadable PDF below.