Form of the Face

For the past few weeks as I’ve been describing the position of facial features I’ve been working in very simple line drawings.  Line drawings can be a great quick way to capture an image. But of course, there’s so much more.  What I love about each face is it’s unique shape. To capture individuality, let’s talk about…… Continue reading Form of the Face

Adding the Nose and Mouth

Continuing our discussion of portrait drawing, let’s move on to add more features.  Once the eyes are located we can add the eyebrows.   Whether they’re close over the eyes or higher above them depends on your model.  Eyebrows differ with everyone and often go a long way in defining the likeness. Look carefully at your subject to draw in the…… Continue reading Adding the Nose and Mouth