This book is for anybody who wants to become confident in drawing faces - whether you are a complete novice or a more experienced artist. From basic facial structures to finer details, the book teaches you the fundamentals of portraiture, and also allows you space to practise on the page. Learn how to:* Understand anatomy and form* Use light and shade* Sketch in profile and front on* Draw details such as hair and wrinkles* Capture likeness and expression. The book lays flat to allow you to draw comfortably and has an elastic band to keep your drawings safe.
It is also small and compact enough to fit inside your bag and each exercise has an estimated competition time, so it doesn't matter where you are, you'll always be able to find time and inspiration to practice.
About Jake Spicer:
Jake Spicer is a painter and drawing tutor based in Brighton, UK where he is head tutor of the drawing organisation 'Draw'. Jake's teaching focuses on making drawing accessible to everybody, on the understanding that everybody with the will to draw has the capacity to learn to draw and anybody that can draw can always learn to draw better. Jake writes instructional drawing books for Ilex Press which aim to help people engage more with drawing, whatever their level of ability.
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