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 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



by BobbieOT

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 Nosey: A Simple Breakdown for How to Draw Noses 3 Ways

Noses are one of the first things we notice on a face. Learn how to draw this challenging feature by breaking it down into basic shapes and simple ...

Flower Drawing Techniques: How to Make Flowers Pose for You

Learn how to breathe life into your flower drawings with this simple step-by-step tutorial.

Pen and Ink: One Portrait, Two Different Techniques

There's more than one way to craft a pen and ink portrait. Learn helpful tips for creating the same drawing with two different techniques. Each has ...