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“Ann” Pencil Portrait Speed Drawing

Here is a time-lapse video of a detailed realistic pencil portrait I recently completed for members of the Let’s Draw People Club! This portrait is of a woman I named “Ann”. As you can tell from the video, I used a light box and grid to make a line drawing of “Ann” on Bristol board paper. Then I shaded in …

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See How to Draw Michael Jordan Like These Artists

I speak from experience when I say that beginning artists often learn one technique, or one “way”, of drawing a person and then get set in their ways (or in this case, “way”). Early on when I began drawing people, I had a technique that I was very comfortable with and always began a drawing by using it. There was …

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Detailed Speed Drawing of Elderly Man in a Hat

Here is a speed drawing video I did of an elderly man in a hat, the brim shielding the bright sun from his eyes. I used a light box and grid to sketch the initial line drawing on Bristol board paper. Then I added the light and dark tones. Finally I blended in layers of detail. This drawing took me …

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How to Draw Justin Bieber

When making a drawing of celebrities (or anyone else, for that matter), it’s helpful to look for characteristics in their features that stand out or make them unique. Noticing these characteristics and including them in your drawing will help you to create a closer, more accurate likeness. In this tutorial, we will use this reference photo to learn how to …

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Tutorial for Drawing a Nose

Okay Everybody, if you want to know how to draw noses, here is a quick tutorial for how to draw a simple nose. It is a very generic nose looking straight ahead. Step 1: Sketch the Basic Shapes Think about each of the major parts of the nose as a shape. Lightly draw these shapes to serve as your guidelines. …

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Let’s See How to Draw People

Have you always wanted to draw a realistic human face? Many people feel anxious if they are asked to draw people because they fear that their facial drawing will bear no likeness to the person. Portraiture is the art of creating portraits. A portrait can be defined as a drawing, painting, or photograph of a particular person. In short, portraits …

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