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Drawing Facial Features taught by Gary Faigin

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

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Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this piece. Acrylic paint 30"x40" canvas

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What are you most proud of? Working with a large size and capturing the essence of my grandfather

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Become extremely familiar with your models facial features and be very patient

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When I see work this good, I realize that there is no hope for me as a portrait artist. I need to stick with still life.

12/22/2014 Flag

Wow... his glasses look so real! I wonder what the trick is or if there is a trick! :-)

01/30/2015 Flag

In a word... "Magnificent" I currently work in graphite but you have inspired me to try some colour on my next portrait. Love it!

04/02/2015 Flag

Thank you SO much! I'm so happy that my work has impacted you! I'm currently attending Pratt Institute in NY and entering my sophomore year. You can see more of my work at Hope you enjoy it!

07/28/2015 Flag

Amazing work.

04/05/2015 Flag

this is art. Love it. Thank you for sharing.

07/28/2015 Flag