Drawing the Portrait
This section delves into each feature of the face in depth and in (sometimes excruciating!) detail. Also, information is given about the structure of the head, things to avoid, and more.
While the information in this section is helpful for any portrait artist at any experience level, some amount of drawing experience is recommended. (If you feel like you are maybe a little bit of a drawing "newbie," please check out my little "Drawing for Newbies" tutorial.)
Knowledge and understanding of the face and head are vital to the portrait artist. With practice and an understanding of proportion and structure, it is much easier to draw evocative and accurate portraits. Also, (as seen in the drawings above) with this knowledge, it is possible to draw portraits made completely from the imagination. (Andit's a lot of fun too!)
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