Lifelike Heads

December 20, 2022|
Lifelike Heads by Lance Richlin


Learn to draw amazingly realistic portraits in seven easy stages—from capturing unique facial features and expressions to different ages and races.

This book is the perfect guide for creating lifelike representations of the human head in graphite. Experienced artist Lance Richlin begins by explaining drawing tools and materials, shading techniques, and the important anatomical structures of the head. Following these basics, he shows how to light the subject, block in and render each feature of the face, and address a variety of expressions—from subtle smiles to toothy grins. Then he guides the reader through four impressive projects, showing how to develop a lifelike head drawing in seven simple stages: the lay-in, plumb lines, volume, outline, tonal pattern, value, and finishing. Readers also will find an in-depth troubleshooting section to help them identify and solve any problems that lessen the realism and accuracy of their drawings. In an age full of technological shortcuts, this book emphasizes drawing from life and seeks to preserve the methods of the old masters.

Title:Lifelike Heads
Format:Kobo ebook
Published:December 20, 2022
Publisher:Quarto Publishing Group USA
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781610598576

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