Detailed, step-by-step instructions for drawing faces in a range of ages, ethnicities, and features
From the limitless variety of shapes that the human face can take to the subtleties of emotion conveyed by facial expressions, it''s no wonder that faces present some of the most challenging subjects to draw. Knowing how to capture a human likeness is not only rewarding and fun, but it also gives an artist the confidence to explore a wider range of subjects and compositions. Top-selling artist Debra Kauffman Yaun gives clear, step-by-step instructions to guide artists in capturing the unique characteristics of the human face in pencil. The book opens with in-depth information on tools and materials, drawing and shading techniques, and the anatomy of the face. Showcasing a range of beautiful portrait studies, Yaun demonstrates the essence of depicting age, ethnicity, personality, and more. Artists will be inspired to grab their pencils and start drawing immediately-the paper''s right there, bound into the book.