How To Draw Lifelike Portraits From Photographs Revised: 20 step-by-step demonstrations with bonus DVD

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How To Draw Lifelike Portraits From Photographs, Revised

Lee Hammond is back and better than ever, featuring all new step-by-step demonstrations that will have you drawing your best portraits yet. Her secret to success? The "Hammond Blended Pencil Technique," a proven method of shading and blending that captures the soft tones and dimensional shapes of skin, hair and clothing.

Focusing first on individual facial features, you'll follow her easy...

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Overview

How To Draw Lifelike Portraits From Photographs, Revised

Lee Hammond is back and better than ever, featuring all new step-by-step demonstrations that will have you drawing your best portraits yet. Her secret to success? The "Hammond Blended Pencil Technique," a proven method of shading and blending that captures the soft tones and dimensional shapes of skin, hair and clothing.

Focusing first on individual facial features, you'll follow her easy three-step process for realistically rendering even the most challenging eyes, noses and mouths. From there, you'll use Lee's basic grid techniques to master proportion and put the features together, then gradually blend and shade your way to amazingly lifelike portraits. It's that simple!

This completely revised and updated edition of her bestselling book features people of all ages, personalities and ethnicities so you can find the specialized guidance you're looking for. There's even a bonus instructional DVD. Simply use your own reference photos and follow along one step at a time, or copy Lee's demonstrations.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781600619700
  • Publisher: F+W Media, Inc.
  • Publication date: 11/1/2010
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 183,027
  • Product dimensions: 8.10 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

A professional artist and instructor for 20+ years, Lee Hammond has authored and produced 40+ North Light and ArtistsNetwork.TV products. She has owned and operated the Midwest School of Art in Lenexa, Kansas for six years and now has a studio in Overland Park, Kansas where she teaches. She conducts drawing seminars, gives school lectures and mentors nationwide. Visit her website at LeeHammond.com

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 2, 2013

    Very helpful

    I have had alot of art experience and this gave my art the little boost I was looking for.*

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