Synopses & Reviews
Artists of all skill levels will love this beautiful selection of facial illustrations and step-by-step drawing sequences that all begin with simple line drawings. Susie Hodge includes a selection of head-and-shoulder portraits of couples, children, babies, and older people in a variety of poses, showing a range of expressions. The helpful two-color method clearly shows how to craft beautiful finished pictures. Amateur artists will discover techniques to hone their observation skills through the study of facial structure and the use of shape, while more experienced artists will find inspiration for capturing the individuality of each subject.
This delightful introduction to drawing faces completely demystifies the drawing process. It shows how images can be built up easily, from initial geometric shapes right through to the finished faces. Susie Hodge includes a good selection of head-and-shoulder portraits in this book including couples, children, babies and older people in a variety of poses, and showing a range of expressions. She uses a helpful two-colour method that clearly shows every line and curve of the step-by-step pictures. Even absolute beginners will find themselves creating great drawings when they use this book and there is much to inspire more experienced artists too. An invaluable guide for anyone interested in this subject.
The human face is central to art from childhood it is what we want to draw. Here, Susie Hodge shows how to draw a fantastic selection of faces. Even beginners will be able to create realistic portraits following this simple step-by-step technique, and experienced artists will benefit from the variety of faces shown.
About the Author
Susie Hodge works for the Royal Academy of Arts, the Tate Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum to produce booklets for visitors, teachers, and students. She is the author and illustrator of several books, including "Art Attack," " Drawing . . . Is Fun!," "Global Warming," and "Great Places in History."