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How to Draw Eyes

January 31, 2011

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One of the first things I notice in a portrait is the eyes. They are an integral part of a portrait and if drawn well can be the most captivating facial feature.
In this post I’ll be writing about how to draw the eyes viewed from the front. I’ll share some tips that I’ve found helpful and note some common mistakes people make when drawing them.

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Discover the Secret to Light and Shadows

January 26, 2011

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Lighting and shadows are the lifeblood of a sketch and if you can master and understand it, you will be able to sketch believable portraits with ease. In this post I’m going to take you step by step through the process I used to draw this picture and how understanding light and shadows will help […]

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