Part 1 In-depth look at the head and face.John explores and explains the relationship of the face to the head and the positioning of our features.After learning to master the eyes, ears, nose and mouth, you'll be shown how to bring them all together in a head and shoulders portrait. To make your drawing really look like the subject though, you'll need to capture their expression and character, and John doesn't leave this to chance as he describes the principles you need to follow. Part 2 John demonstrates seated, reclining and standing portraits by drawing form life. Part 3 John demonstrates varied tones of skin and hair will help you to capture the natural look.
The work of Dr. Betty Edwards, author of Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain, has enabled millions of people around the world to learn to draw. Here, we will introduce you to her teaching technique, a little of the theory behind it, and to an exercise that demonstrates its effectiveness.