Tag Archives: proportions

Tips on Drawing the Eyes: Part 1

December 2, 2011

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Have you ever had a problem drawing eyes from different angles? Well I’ve got good news for you. In this post I’ll share with you something that’s helped me understand the construction of the eye and through that has improved my eye drawing. As you know the eye is a ball, but when viewed from […]

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Tips on Drawing a Life-like Head

November 27, 2011

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The problem most artist have is that their pictures are too flat, so how are you supposed to draw a 3d object on a two dimensional canvas? Here are some concepts that I’ve learned from a book by Andrew Loomis combined with my own experience.   Let’s assume you start your drawings off with a […]

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How to Draw and Shade the Nose Basics: Video Tutorial

November 18, 2011

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Here’s another video tutorial on drawing the nose.  I’ve covered this topic once already in a previous post “The Secret to Drawing Noses“, but I thought I’d make a simple video tutorial for it as well. I hope you enjoy.

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Drawing A Face In Proportion Part 2: Three Quarter View

October 28, 2011

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Here’s part 2 on “How To Draw A Face In Proportion : Three Quarter View”. In this video I’ll be showing you step by step, how to find the correct positions for the facial features from a three quarter view. In future videos I will cover how to draw the individual features of the face […]

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Drawing A Face In Proportion, Three Quarter View

October 24, 2011

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What I love about drawing faces from a three quarter view is that you can feel the depth and shape of the face more then when you are drawing it from the front.

This also presents us with a few complications in drawing the face. As the face turns further away from you the features that are furthest from you diminish in size while some features that will be directly in front of you may appear larger or will take on another shape.

In this post I hope to address those points and break down drawing a face in a three quarter view so that anyone can understand it.

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