Face Off

How to Draw Amazing Caricatures & Comic Portraits

Presented in an entertaining style, Face Off shows you easy-to-learn techniques and basic processes that make the art of comic portrait drawing simple for readers of all skill levels.

Caricaturist Harry Hamernik shares the secrets to capturing the sillier side of friends, family, celebrities, strangers, and any face that crosses your path. Forty step-by-step demonstrations show you how to sketch whimsical and expressive likenesses while developing your own quick, loose, improvisational style.

Face Off is packed with expert instruction on the following topics:

  • Drawing eyes, noses, mouths and other features
  • Creating portraits in front, three-quarter, and profile views
  • Adding color to your caricatures, either by hand or via computer — instruction you won't find in any other book!
  • Making a likeness more masculine (skip the eyelashes), more feminine (lengthen the neck), younger, older, sexier, goofier — all while making a portrait your subject will love
  • Simplfying your processes and techniques to get better results and save time

Author — Harry Hamernik.

Paperback. 128 pages. 8½" × 11" (22 cm × 28 cm).

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Face Off: How to Draw Amazing Caricatures & Comic Portraits
Face Off: How to Draw Amazing Caricatures & Comic Portraits
Face Off: How to Draw Amazing Caricatures & Comic Portraits
Face Off: How to Draw Amazing Caricatures & Comic Portraits
Face Off: How to Draw Amazing Caricatures & Comic Portraits
Face Off: How to Draw Amazing Caricatures & Comic Portraits

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