Pick up a pencil and discover the joy of drawing the people you love.
This book is for anybody who wants to become confident in drawing faces - whether you are a complete novice or a more experienced artist. From basic facial structures to finer details, the book teaches you the fundamentals of portraiture, and also allows you space to practise on the page. Learn how to:
Understand anatomy and form
Use light and shade
Sketch in profile and front on
Draw details such as hair and wrinkles
Capture likeness and expression
The book lays flat to allow you to draw comfortably and has an elastic band to keep your drawings safe. It is also small and compact enough to fit inside your bag and each exercise has an estimated competition time, so it doesn't matter where you are, you'll always be able to find time and inspiration to practice.
Jake Spicer is a bestselling author, artist and drawing tutor based in Brighton, England. He is head tutor at the independent drawing school Draw and co-director of the Drawing Circus. The author of ten books, he has helped hundreds of thousands of people transform and improve their skills, confidence and art.