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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. Vine charcoal on canson sketch paper

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? I prefer to draw on tinted paper, then the white highlights at the end really stand out. Great class, really enjoyed the anatomical details, helps with the visualization

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great work.

04/27/2014 Flag

Your portrait of Gary is very good. You have captured a likeness I envy. I can only assume the other portrait is as good at capturing the likeness. Either way it is a very nice picture. I wondered about using tinted paper. I've done a few portraits on grey toned paper using charcoal pencils - including white. I like the control vs. the vine and willow charcoal. My attempt for this class was with the suggested materials but I feel I didn't control them very well. What did you use for both of these drawings?

09/30/2014 Flag