• Now Available in digital format
  • eBook (EPUB) or kindle
  • Links to 16 video demos!

A Valuable Edition to Every Artist’s Library!

Cheryl Kline’s passion for painting and her love of teaching permeate this book. Kline freely shares with her readers a love of color and her knowledge of painting. She is an authentic voice for the revival of skill-based art.


Learn the art of Portrait Painting from a master artist:


  • How to mix skin tones

  • Finding correct proportions

  • How to draw and paint features

  • How to build a narrative

  • Glazing...a classical technique

  • Palette Knife Painting

  • Experiment with materials

  • Brushes, paint and mediums

  • Links to 16 video demos!

   .....and so much more!

A step by step guide to portrait painting.

“Well written, gorgeous photography. Love the personal anecdotes. We all take a different path with our art. It’s a personal journey that the author has shared beautifully.”  


“Ever dream of becoming a classical portrait painter, one skilled at creating exquisite skin tones and capturing the soul of the sitter. No matter how long one paints, certain skills remain beyond reach unless graced with the opportunity to study under the tutelage of a master teacher. Welcome to A TREATISE ON PORTRAIT PAINTING by acclaimed portrait artist and master teacher Cheryl Kline....”


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