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Portrait Drawing Basics Course

  • 365Days
  • 18Steps
Get a certificate by completing the program.


This introductory course in portrait drawing is designed for beginners who are eager to learn the fundamentals of capturing the human face on paper. Through a series of structured lessons and practical exercises, students will develop an understanding of facial proportions, anatomy, shading techniques, and the use of different drawing materials. The course aims to build confidence and skills, enabling students to create realistic and expressive portraits. Key Points: Beginner-Friendly:- Designed for individuals with little to no prior experience in portrait drawing. Comprehensive Curriculum:- Covers fundamental aspects from facial proportions and anatomy to shading techniques. Structured Learning:- Step-by-step lessons and practical exercises to build skills progressively. Facial Proportions and Anatomy: Understanding the Loomis method for head construction Learning the correct placement and proportions of facial features Individual Features:- Detailed lessons on drawing eyes, noses, mouths, lips, and ears. Shading Techniques:- Introduction to various shading methods to create depth and realism. Rendering Hair:- Techniques for drawing different hair types, focusing on texture and volume. Composition Skills:- Guidance on planning and balancing elements in a portrait. Drawing from References:- Techniques for drawing from both life and photographs. Final Project:- Culmination of skills in a step-by-step process to create a complete, realistic portrait. Confidence Building:- Aimed at enhancing skills and boosting confidence in creating expressive portraits. Required Materials: Drawing pencils (HB, 2B, 4B, 6B) Erasers (kneaded and plastic) Drawing paper (smooth and medium texture) Blending stumps or tortillons Ruler and compass

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