Eki

Portrait Artist Tonal Drawing

The artist sharpens the stick once again to define the eyelids, the tip of the nose, the nostrils, and the contours of the lips with more exact lines. He also draws the contours of the hair more precisely and indicates the inner do-tail of the ears, A few lines suggest the collar. As the chalk grows blunt once again, he continues to build up the tonal areas with slightly thicker strokes, He blocks in the tones on the hair and begins to develop subtleties such as the groove between the...

Portrait Draw Step By Step

Step Step Portrait Drawing

Step When the head turns to a three-quarter view, the nose no longer looks symmetrical we see more of one side. In this drawing, the head also tilts slightly upward, and so we see more of the underside of the nose. The artist starts with the slanted lines of the brow, leading downward along ihc eye sockets to the bridge of the nose. The bridge and side plane arc indicated by vertical lines that lead down to the base of the nose, which is roughly one eye wide. Curving lines indicate the nostrils...

Charcoal Pencil

Portrait Drawing Oriental Woman

Erasing the guidelines of Step I, the artist begins to define the features more precisely. He draws the slender eyelids and constructs the blocky end of the nose with the one nostril wing that shows in this three-quarter view. Now you see the familiar wingtike shape of the upper lip. The artist adds a curve just above the chin to define the bony shape. He squares up the corner of the jaw and then moves upward to draw the internal detail of the ear. On the hard surface of the paper,...

Pencil Portrait

Graphite Pencil Jaw Structures

Still working with the side of the 2B pencil, the artist begins to darken his tones selectively. He strengthens the shadows on the brow and cheek around the eyes, nose, and-mouth and on the neck. Now, us usual, the upper lip is in shadow and there's a hint of shadow beneath the lower lip. The tip of the nose casts a small shadow downward toward the corner of the mouth. The artist also darkens some of the tones on the hair and strengthens the tones of the collar. At this point, the...

How To Draw With Charcoal

Charcoal Portrait Drawing

The artist draws the outer contours of the face over the egg shape, capturing the curves of the checks, jaw, and chin. Swift, curving iines capture the sweep of the hair around the head and over the forehead. He draws the first few lines of the features over the guidelines of Step 1 the curves of the eyebrows and the upper lids the side and underside of the nose and the upper and lower lips. The one visible ear is aligned with the eye and nose. As you can see, the roughness of the paper...

V

Three Dimensional Bezier Curve Sphere

Step 1, The eye is actually a small sphere hat rests in the circular cup of the eye socket. It's a good idea to begin by drawing the complete sphere, as the artist does here. Around the sphere, he wraps the eyelids, like two curving bands, and places the iris on the front of the sphere. The eyebrow curves around the edge of the sphere. If you visualize the eye in this way, it looks rounder and more three-dimensional, Later on, you can erase the lines of the sphere, of course. Step 2. Working...

How To Draw Portrait With Proportions

Step Step Drawing Tone

Above the horizontal guideline that represents the dividing line between the lips, the artist draws the upper lip with just a few crisp lines, plus a single line for the curve leading upward to the base of the nose, In the same way, he draws the lower lip with a few angular lines and then carefully draws the shape of the chin with curving strokes. Notice the slanted line that touches the lips of the upper and lower lips at the right- This is an important guideline because it indicates...

Human Face Sketches

Drawings Woman Face

Now, to show you how to put together everything you've learned so far, the artist draws a front view of a complete head. He starts out with the traditional egg shape and visualizes the neck as a slightly slanted cylinder. For symmetry, he draws a vertical guideline down the center of the egg. Then he adds horizontal guidelines for the brow, eyes. nose, and mouth. He divides the eye line into five different parts two of these parts will become eyes, of course, but the space between them...

Portrait Drawing

Drawing Portrait Light From Upper Left

BY WENDON BLAKE DRAWINGS BY JOHN LAWN WATSON-GUPTILL PUBLICATIONS NEW YORK Published 1981 in the United Slates by Watson-Guptili Publications, a division of VNU Business Media, lncJf 770 Broadway, New York, NY 10003 www.watsonguptilLcorn Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data The artist's painting library Originally published as pt. 3 of the author's The drawing book. Portrait drawing Technique, t. Lawn, John. II. Blake. Wendon, Drawing book. Title, IV. Series Blake, Wendon....

Charcoal Portrait Drawing

Charcoal Drawings Steps

Tlic point of the hard charcoal pencil Lists longer than the point on a medium or soft pencil, and so the artist continues to work with it to draw the precise shapes of the eyes, nose, mouth, checks, jaw, and chin. Now you can see both lids, the concave corner of one eye socket, the exact shape of the nostril, the winglike shape of the upper lip, and the full, squarish lower lip. Having defined the features, the artist scribbles the point of the hard pencil lightly over the tonal areas...

How To Draw Portraits Step By Step

Car Drawings Step Step

Drawing the nose in profile, the artist carefully follows the horizontal guidelines that locate the eye and the base of the nose. He draws the brow and the eye at the same time to establish an accurate relationship between the features. The eye is just above the bridge of the nose and aligns with the concave curve beneath the brow. The back end of the nostril wing lines up roughly with the forward edge of the upper eyelid. The nose itself is drawn with just a few straight lines and a...

Female Mouth Drawing

Portrait Mouth Drawings

The artist begins to darken the upper lip. which is normally in shadow, as you've seen in the preceding demonstrations. He darkens the dividing line between the lips, accentuating the shadows at the corners of the mouth. Just above this dark line, he darkens the shadowy upper lip to emphasize its roundness. He places a light tone on the tower lip. which turns upward and receives the light, but he darkens the shadow plane at the right. Rough strokes darken the pool of shadow beneath the...