Drawing: Figures & Portraits

Portrait Drawings

Explore beautiful drawings of figures and portraits created by Craftsy members. And, show off your latest works!

Les Miserables

by Elias Demetriou

Reflections #AboutFace

by Brianna_moose


by lilyart00@gmail.com

Portrait Drawing Practice

by AcousticRuby

Portrait Drawing-Natasha

by creative art Natasha

Portrait Drawing Classes

Learn the secrets to drawing lifelike figures and portraits in online classes taught by the world's best instructors.

Drawing Children: Charcoal Portraits

Hetty Easter


Create a captivating charcoal portrait with essential techniques!

Student Projects from this class

Portrait of Clara

Portrait of Clara

by Hetty Easter

Portrait of Koomla

Portrait of Koomla

by Hetty Easter

Portrait of Ignatius

Portrait of Ignatius

by Hetty Easter

portrait charcoal by apfinearts
Day Dreaming by chomaee
Look by Elias Demetriou

Traditional Portrait Drawing Techniques

Jennifer Gennari


Draw an expressive charcoal portrait using the time-honored techniques of Rembrandt and da Vinci!

Eyes by Gary Faigin
Reflection #ICM2014 by sinisterscribe
Drawing From the Skull by Gary Faigin

Drawing Facial Features

Gary Faigin


Capture the features of the human face with riveting realism! Master the technical and structural elements behind a perfectly-drawn portrait.

Figure & Portrait Drawing Blog Posts

Bring expressive figures and portraits to life with drawing tips and tricks from experts in free, in-depth articles.

Getting Emotional in the Face: Tips for Drawing Emotions

The eyes may be windows to the soul, but the rest of the face is pretty good at expressing a person’s inner emotions, too. Follow these tips to more ...

Drawing Movement and Showing Motion in Art

Make your drawings move! Learn how to show your subjects in motion by starting with space and using dynamic lines and shapes.Read More

Improve your Figure Drawing Skills By Drawing Muscle

Figure drawing is based on more that what's seen on the surface. Learn to create realistic shapes and shadows in your next drawing using a deeper ...