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By the time you finish this book, you’ll have all the skills you need to achieve a striking likeness in a drawn portrait. From understanding and constructing the head and shaping the hair, to checking the relationships of the features and achieving a lifelike expression, every aspect of the portrait process is examined, along with advice on what materials to use and how to find a model.

Learn to draw facial features
Understand the angles of the head
Develop textures for the skin
Experiment with light and tone