• The lips and each tooth must be exactly the right size, shape, placement and color, or it won't look like the person you're trying to represent.
• Enlarge photos on a color copier so you can see details and use the grid method more easily.
• The "pit" is the comma-like shape in the corner of the mouth. It makes the mouth look recessed and three-dimensional.
• Eyes are the most important part of a portrait because they reveal emotion.
• The iris is nature's perfect circle, so use a template to ensure the accuracy of these shapes.
• Establish skin tones on a face before drawing hair.
• You must obtain permission to sell works of art that depict famous people.
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