Dave Porter’s Art

… sharing my techniques & tips

My passion is to help you to create realistic and soulful artwork. Discover your passion and unlock your artistic potential.

Exclusive longer and more in-depth content specially re-produced for my Patrons, created from videos on my YouTube channel… watch every pencil I use and mark I make.

Two new Videos uploaded every month packed with loads of tips, Narrated or in all real-time.

By Pledging £4 per month you will unlock all the tutorials on this page plus more that follow each and every month… click on any image to take you to my Patreon site. For a direct Link to read all the benefits click the button below.

I Look forward to sharing my method with you.
Dave.

4 Hours 15 minutes

My beautiful Great Niece Lily. I have inclueded the whole footage slowed down so you can see every mark I make. With Narration.

1 Hours 30 minutes

Exclusive Step by Step real-time Video and Audio.  Exploring the detail stage and the subtleties. Working on a small section.

4 Hours 15 minutes

Here is a look at the details of knitted clothing. Watch the whole footage slowed down so you can see every mark I make. With Narration.

1 Hours 06 minutes

Exploring a small section of the portrait on how the apply the rich colours.  Step by Step real-time Video and Audio.

3 Hours 49 minutes

What a joy it was to paint these Chetah Cubs. Watch the whole footage slowed down so you can see every mark I make. With Narration.

1 Hours 25 minutes

Here is a look at how I apply the underdrawing. Exclusive Step by Step real-time Video and Audio.  See and hear my thoughts as I work.

4 Hours 

This is great pratice… watch the whole footage slowed down so you can see every mark I make. With Narration on the important areas.

51 minutes

Take a look at how I approach pastel painting boys’ blond hair. Exclusive Step by Step real-time Video and Audio.  

4 Hours 

It is such a joy to connect to natures energy. Watch the whole footage slowed down so you can see every mark I make. With Narration.

1 Hours 40minutes

This is an interesting study on how to draw realistic freckles. Explore this simple but effective approach, Step by Step real-time Video & Audio.

4 Hours

Beautiful energy of this wonderful Robin. Watch the whole footage slowed down so you can see every mark I make. Narrated Tutorial.

 48 minutes

Exclusive content:  Scaling a reference image, preparing the surface, sharpening pencils and shipping.

4 Hours 29 minutes

Here is an easy way to pastel paint shadows on a Face. Watch the whole footage slowed down so you can see every mark I make. With Narration

3 Hours

Explore the differences of three types of skin tone. Exclusive Step by Step real-time Video and Audio.  Watch as I explain in detail.

4 Hours

Wonderful eye study for you with this Video. Eyes are the windows to the soul. Included is the whole footage so you can experience every mark.

2 Hours 14 minutes

There are so many subtle colour shades in white fur. Here is a Step-by-Step real-time Video and Audio experience on how to achieve them. 

4 Hours

Robert Powell is an amazing character to pastel paint. Watch the whole footage slowed down so you can see every mark I make. 

2 Hours

I love the looseness of this method, really recommend the experience. Graphite on Grey Toned Paper.. step by step

4 Hours

It was such a joy to pastel paint this Chimp. Watch the whole footage slowed down so you can see every mark I make. With Narration.

1 Hours

Creating natural looking shadows are so important… explore a really simple solution. Step by Step real-time Video and Audio.  

4 Hours

Wrinkles are fascinating to create… here is a simple way to achieve them. Watch the whole footage. Narrated Tutorial.

39 Minutes

Exclusive content… Try out these special awareness exercises to help you relax and focus your heart maintaining good Mental Health.

4 Hours

Combined tutorial on skin tones and creating curly hair. Watch the whole footage slowed down so you can see every mark I make.

2 Hours 46 minutes

Drawing a realistic eye in Graphite on Strathmore Vellum Paper. Step by Step real time audio and video. Sharing techniques on skin tones.

3 Hours

This is a kind of self-portrait, lol. This is my hand. Drawing fingers can be very difficult to look realistic. Here is my approach.

2 Hours 

Here is an ear study created on Strathmore smooth paper.  I love the feel of this smooth surface. Step by step real time audio & video.

4 Hours 15 Minutes

Combined tutorial on skin tones and pastel painting blond hair. Watch the whole footage slowed down so you can see every mark I make.

3 Hours 28 minutes

Exclusive Step by Step real-time Video and Audio.  Watch as I explain in detail how to achieve a realistic sky and clouds.

4 Hours

What a joy to connect to nature whilst creating this pastel painting. Autumn colours are so beautiful, and water is a real treat to do.  Narrated.

2 Hours 30 minutes

There are so many colours in black. Experience the subtleties of how to achieve realistic black fur. Exclusive Step by Step real-time Video & Audio

4 Hours

This is my favourite flower, so I really enjoyed creating this tutorial for you. Watch the whole footage with Narration on the important areas.

3 Hours 

Baby’s hands and fingers have very unusual shapes. Here are some tips on how to achieve a realistic look. Exclusive Step by Step.

4 Hours 28 minutes

Absolutely love this bird, so colourful and energetic. Watch the whole footage slowed down so you can see every mark I make. Narrated.

3 Hours 50 minutes

Branches over sky can seem a real problem… here is an easy-to-follow approach. Exclusive Step by Step real-time Video and Audio.  

4 Hours 33 minutes

Dark Skin Tone study of this portrait of Anthony Joshua. I explain a very straight forward approach using a limited number of pastel pencils,

6 Hours 8 minutes

Always fascinating to draw/paint sunglasses the reflections are really fun to do. Exclusive Step by Step real-time Video and Audio.

5 Hours 09 minutes

Following on from the branches over the sky video…Watch Part 2 & 3 slowed down so you can see every mark I make. With Narration.

1 Hours 36 minutes

Something a little different, in this video I show you how to change mistakes on a finished detail stage without creating Mud. Real time.

5 Hours 30 minutes

My absolute favourite animal. Recreate this power Tiger in this Pastel painting tutorial.  Slowed down so you can see every mark I make. 

3 Hours 34 minutes

Real-time Audio & Video.  Great and interesting subject. Those little feet can be so awkward to do. Here are some tips.

6 Hours 30 minutes

Try out this joyful Caribbean beech scene Watch the whole footage slowed down so you can see every mark I make. With Narration 

4 Hours 30 minutes

Do’s and Don’ts of my Pastel pencil skin tone technique. Exclusive Step by Step real-time Video and Audio.  Follow along as I do the study.

3 Hours 25 minutes

Explore my skin tone technique. Watch the whole footage in real-time so you can see every mark I make. Plus, tips on jewellery.

5 Hours

Comparing 3 brands working on my skin tone technique. Exclusive Step by Step real-time Video and Audio.  Follow along as I do the studies.

4 Hours

Really interest study to do, it is easier than you think if you follow three simply stages. Watch every pencil I use in this total real-time Tutorial.

5 Hours

Here I discuss and show you how I mix different brands together. Watch every pencil I use and mark I make… real-time audio and video.

4.5 Hours

Really interest study to do, interesting details. Study using Faber Castell pencils. Narrated Tutorial slowed down to close to real-time.

5 Hours

Here is the complete footage of the Portrait of my nephew Russell . Watch every pencil I use and mark I make… Narrated video.

4.5 Hours

She was a rescue dog… mix bread of Yorkshire Terrier and Cairn Terrier. Narrated Tutorial slowed down to close to real-time.

3 Hours +

Here I discuss and show you how I create Black Shiny Leather. Watch every pencil I use and mark I make… real-time audio and video.

6 Hours

Such a wonderful animal to connect with, Loved creating the winter scene too.  Narrated Tutorial slowed down to close to real-time.

4 Hours +

Here I discuss and show you how I work on Toned Tan Strathmore paper Watch every pencil I use and mark I make… real-time audio and video.

3 Hours

Here is an interesting study… hair can pose a challenge if you focus too much on details, I show you an esay way. Narrated Tutorial… real-time footage.

2 Hours +

Explaining in detail my approach to drawing a ‘Baby’s Eye and Skin Tone’. Step by Step real-time Video and Audio.  

2 Hours +

In this study I Explain in detail my approach to drawing Lips.  All in real-time Video narrated in the important parts.  

1 Hour

Here is an Graphite Portrait (Part 1) on Strathmore smooth paper.  Outline… freehand method. Step by step real time audio & video.

4 Hours

Graphite Portrait (Part 2) on Strathmore smooth paper.  Looking at values to finished work. Step by step real time audio & video.

Part 1 (5 Hours +)

Pastel Portrait of Steve… Part 1 all in real-time video and audio. Watch as I share my technique and how I stay focused every moment.

Part 2 (5 Hours +)

Pastel Portrait of Steve… Part 2 all in real-time video and audio. Watch as I share my technique and how I stay focused every moment.

2 Hours +

In this study I Explain in detail my approach to mixing colours for Gold & Silver.  All in real-time Video and real-time audio.

4 Hours +

Here is the complete footage of the Portrait of Timmy. His breed is a Cavachon. Watch every pencil I use and mark I make… Narrated video.

1 Hours +

In this study I Explain in detail my approach to blending colours for dark to light.  All in real-time Video and real-time audio.

4 Hours +

Here is the complete footage of a beautiful subject to paint… Sunflower. Watch every pencil I use and mark I make… Narrated video.

3 Hours 

Interesting Study this one. I Explain in detail my approach to using Stick & Pencil Combo.  All in real-time Video and real-time audio.

4 Hours +

Here is the complete footage of a wonderful subject…  Alfie. Watch every pencil I use and mark I make… Narrated video.

4 Hours 

In this study I Explain in detail my approach to mixing the colours for Blonde Hair and pale skin.  All in real-time Video and real-time audio. 

Part 1 (5 Hours +)

Pastel Portrait of Jill … Part 1 all in real-time video and audio. Watch as I share my technique on how I acheived the Skin Tones and Hair.

Part 2 (5 Hours +)

Pastel Portrait of Jill … Part 2 all in real-time video and audio. Watch as I share my technique on how I created the hat and clothes.

Part 1 (4 Hours )

Pastel Portrait of Arya … Part 1 all in real-time video and audio. Underdrawing, background and rich colours and details on the hair.

Part 2 (4 Hours )

Pastel Portrait of Arya… Part 2 all in real-time video and audio. Explaining in detail how I add the rich colours to the face, step by step.

Part 3 (4 Hours )

Pastel Portrait of Arya… Part 3 all in real-time video and audio. Explaining in detail how I add the colour to the arms and clothes etc.

Part 1 (4 Hours )

Pastel Portrait of Isla play on the beach… Part 1 all in real-time video and audio. Explaining in detail how I create the seascape.

Part 2 (5 Hours )

Pastel Portrait of Isla play on the beach… Part 2 all in real-time video and audio. Explaining in detail how I create the figure and the sand.

2 Hours +

Brown Eye Pastel Pencil Study all in real-time video and audio. Explaining as I work moment by moment so you get a very personal look close up.

4 Hours

Dark Skin & Eye Study all in real-time video and audio. Explaining as I work moment by moment so you get a very personal look close up.

Part 1 Outline/ Under Drawing

Girl with ginger hair all in real-time video and audio. Explaining as I work moment by moment so you get a very personal look close up.

Part 2 Rich Colour & Details

Girl with ginger hair all in real-time video and audio. Explaining as I work moment by moment so you get a very personal look close up.

Part 3 Background and Hair

Girl with ginger hair all in real-time video and audio. Explaining as I work moment by moment so you get a very personal look close up.

Part 4 Hair, Background and details

Girl with ginger hair all in real-time video and audio. Explaining as I work moment by moment so you get a very personal look close up.

Part 1. Skin tone

Skin tone… Outline, Under drawing, Rich Colour and Detail Stages all in real-time video and audio. Explaining as I work moment by moment.

Specially Produced for you…

Each month the Library will grow with two more videos… a 4 hour video and a step by step real-time audio/video. Thank for your consideration.