Examine your reflection; draw the face you see, not your mental image of that face. Identify the key characteristics — arched eyebrows and a strong nose — and ensure you render them faithfully, not as a caricature.

Add tone to the shirt, hair, and chest areas using quick, loose strokes of the charcoal. Blend these marks directionally with your fingertip to indicate the nap of the fabric and create a sense of solidity.

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Freehand Sketching An Introduction

Freehand Sketching An Introduction

Learn to sketch by working through these quick, simple lessons. This Learn to Sketch course will help you learn to draw what you see and develop your skills.

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