The ability to draw life like faces will help take your artwork to a new a level allowing you to dive into the world of portraiture. Experienced illustrator, Katie Smith, will teach you her very simple method for drawing beautiful faces no matter your skill level. This course starts at the very beginning and will walk you through, step by step, in clear easy to follow videos helping you learn to draw a variety of facial features, different profile views, experiment with different hairstyles, and you will learn Katie’s secrets to coloring in your sketched faces with watercolor paint.
The course includes multiple printable templates to help you practice and grow your skills and step by step guides, video tutorials and ideas and challenges to help you use your new artwork into other art forms you love. Join today if you want to take your drawing skills to the next level and begin sketching lifelike faces in your art.
Learn how the course works and why you will love using faces in your artwork.
What you need to get started and how to choose the mediums you like best.
Practice the basics of sketching faces by learning the shapes and proportions.
Learn how to add flowing hair to your faces, how hair can change the feel of a character and worksheets for practice sketching hair onto a character.
Learn how to put your practice to use by completing a finished face. Plus tips for adding personality to your character through emotion.
Learn how to draw a profile from start to finish with multiple profile examples.
Learn the secrets to coloring in sketched faces with Katie’s favorite medium- Watercolor! Including best tips for working with watercolor, adding details to your faces and when to work with a wet-on-wet technique vs. a wet-on-dry technique.
Faces in art journal spreads
Take a flip through Katie’s art journals and see examples of pages that include faces, and how you can work them into your design.
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What format do I receive the class in?
The class will be available through this private site, along with a workbook in PDF format for you to download and print.