Portrait Drawing

Portrait Drawing

black and white hand drawn portriat of a women's head

Black and white hand drawn portrait of a women's head

Image: Penn State

This class is an introduction to techniques to draw accurate portraits.  Each session will include examples, demonstrations, simple exercises, and assignments designed to facilitate drawing a portrait from start to finish.

Concepts that will be covered:
General proportions of the head
Measuring techniques
Generalized forms of the face
Light, shadow, and form
Light and dark values
Rendering with a pencil.

Registration opens in August of 2017