Category Archives: Portrait Drawing

How I Draw a Portrait: Layout

When I begin drawing a portrait, I start by drafting a very light outline to place all the features. But before I can do that, I’ve got to get the reference photo edited so I know what the final drawing will look like. I mentioned before that I can edit a photograph if there are…

How I draw a portrait: Tools and Materials

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One of the things I love most about graphite portraits is how fast you can jump right in and start drawing. There are only a few small materials you need and they are all pretty portable. So portable that before I moved to China, I could be often found around Greenville at one of my…

How to choose the best photograph for your hand drawn portrait

Choosing the perfect photograph for your portrait can be a little nerve-racking but it doesn’t need to be. Don’t stress about choosing a perfect photo, just choose one that captures your child’s personality and we can make it work from there. Expression is key When children are young it’s really hard to get those great…

Category Archives: Portrait Drawing

How I Draw a Portrait: Layout

When I begin drawing a portrait, I start by drafting a very light outline to place all the features. But before I can do that, I’ve got to get the reference photo edited so I know what the final drawing will look like. I mentioned before that I can edit a photograph if there are…

How I draw a portrait: Tools and Materials

pencils-bw

One of the things I love most about graphite portraits is how fast you can jump right in and start drawing. There are only a few small materials you need and they are all pretty portable. So portable that before I moved to China, I could be often found around Greenville at one of my…

How to choose the best photograph for your hand drawn portrait

Choosing the perfect photograph for your portrait can be a little nerve-racking but it doesn’t need to be. Don’t stress about choosing a perfect photo, just choose one that captures your child’s personality and we can make it work from there. Expression is key When children are young it’s really hard to get those great…