Synopses & Reviews
Draw amazingly accurate portraits starting today
Even if you're an absolute beginner, you can render strikingly realistic faces and self-portraits Instructor and FBI-trained artist Carrie Stuart Parks makes it simple with foolproof step-by-step instructions that are fun and easy to follow. You'll quickly begin to:
Master proportions and map facial features accurately
Study shapes within a composition and draw them realistically
Use value, light and shading to add life and depth to any portrait
Render tricky details, including eyes, noses, mouths and hair
Proven, hands-on exercises and before-and-after examples from Parks' students ensure instant success It's all the guidance and inspiration you need to draw realistic faces with precision, confidence and style
The method for teaching in this book begins with 18 helpful tools which train the mind how to see. The author explains to readers how, where and why to use them. The core of the book is spent teaching how to lay out the face, placing special features, and making it look real.
"Secrets to Drawing Realistic Faces" will have beginning artists drawing faces that are strikingly realistic and detailed. Artist Parks makes drawing fun and easy, showing beginners how to render vivid self-portraits and portraits of others, all in a matter of hours.