My process for practicing color when painting landscapes outdoors.
I've been attending the Plein Air Convention in San Diego this week. I created a fun little video of a sunset color study painting. Shows my process when I go out to paint on location. From the thumbnail composition sketch, to the colors I use, to playing around with colors for a good atmospheric effect.
Summarizing Andrew Loomis's approach to drawing the head. It's a great method for drawing the head from various angles. Draw the head from the front, side / profile, 3/4 view. Learn how to add an up or down tilt to the head, left and right turn, and a twist.