Learning to draw the human face can be a bit of a challenge whether you are just getting started drawing or have been drawing for some time. Why is it so difficult? The very first recognizable drawing you did as a young child was actually a face. It looked more like Mr. Potato head than anything else. A large circle with dots for eyes and a … [Read more...] about Studying the Planes of the Face
No matter how old you are, there is great joy in drawing! Learning at a young age makes it even better because you have all the more time to enjoy it. Drawing is a teachable skill, just like learning to write you name, yet so few learn to do it. Many think you have to be born with the talent to draw, but that's not true. Learning to draw is just … [Read more...] about The Joy of Drawing!
I am experiencing the difficulty of drawing a portrait from a reference photograph that speaks emotional volumes to me. All the things that Audrey has warned about drawing people we know-- the personal references that distract from objectively viewing the subject-- are ringing true as my current work-in-progress creeps along at a … [Read more...] about Drawing an Emotional Portrait – Keri