Drawing Expressive Portraits

Drawing Expressive Portraits

by Paul Leveille
     
 

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This guide encourages you to forget about creating a likeness, and instead, to concentrate on seeing and drawing the big shapes of dark and light. The likenesses will follow. In a clear, step-by-step format, with the help of nine start-to-finish portrait demonstrations, you will learn:

  • Easy, basic pencil and charcoal techniques
  • How to draw each

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Overview

This guide encourages you to forget about creating a likeness, and instead, to concentrate on seeing and drawing the big shapes of dark and light. The likenesses will follow. In a clear, step-by-step format, with the help of nine start-to-finish portrait demonstrations, you will learn:

  • Easy, basic pencil and charcoal techniques
  • How to draw each feature of the face
  • How to communicate various facial expressions
  • Techniques for working from live models
  • How to draw a variety of people, different poses and lighting conditions

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781581802450
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
08/28/2001
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,287,269
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.41(d)

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