A few months back I asked for some guidance from the forum on how to paint a portrait of people with glasses. As usual, the forum responded with multiple ideas and instructions. So here is my first attempt at glasses and the methods that I adapted. I started by covering my entire background with frisket. I then cutaway the areas that contained the lenses of the glasses. I then painted the facial features within that space. Next I replaced the frisket where the lenses were and removed the background frisket so I could paint the face and hair. I continued with the face and then sprayed along the edge of the lense frisket to create the black portion of the frames. I also used a dowel to scrape at the edge of the frisket to create the silver portion of the glasses frame. I replaced the background frisket and cut out the glass lenses for the second subject in the portrait. I painted in the eyes, replaced the lense frisket and started on the face. I guess by doing it this way, I am following the rule that says “protect what you have painted with frisket” Continue on the face and again use the lense frisket as a mask and template for darks and lights of the glasses frame. The Final piece with all the final detail work. Thanks for all the suggestions. I'm not sure if this is the easiest way. Feedback is greatly welcome!