Drawing the Head

Learning how to draw the human head and face is often considered the most challenging but rewarding drawing subject. Now anyone can learn how to draw the human head and create realistic portraits, complete with lifelike facial expressions.

To take away some of the challenge, this book breaks down the process of learning how to draw realistic portraits and facial features, complete with specific instruction on how to draw eyes, ears, noses, mouths, and hair in easy steps and stages.

This book engages artists who love to learn how to draw from the styles of the great masters. It features step-by-step drawing instructions for ears, eyes, noses, mouths, hair, and everything else you need to know when learning how to draw people; it also contains instruction for using a variety of drawing media, including pencil, charcoal, and ink.

In Walter Foster's Drawing the Head, accomplished artist Nathan Rohlander guides readers through the classical approach to drawing people, from the initial "block in" stage to details and finishing touches. This art-instruction book is perfect for anyone who wants to learn how to draw realistic portraits.

Author — Nathan Rohlander.

Paperback. 32 pages. 10" × 14" (25 cm × 36 cm).

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