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How To Draw A Realistic Portrait From Photograph
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Title: How To Draw A Realistic Portrait From Photograph

If You Are A Beginner Or Intermediate Artist Who Struggles With:

  • Adding Depth Using Realistic Shading…
  • Keeping Your Portrait In Proportion…
  • Or Capturing The Likeness Of Your Portrait…

…Then This Will Be The Most Important Letter You Ever Read!

Here’s just a few of the things you’re going to learn in this course:

Module 1: Secrets Of Realistic Shading

  • The single most important shape in drawing (Learn to draw this shape well and you will be 95% of the way to mastering portrait drawing)
  • The 5 Elements Of Shading – How to use shading to make your portrait look 3 dimensional
  • A simple drawing “trick” that will instantly make your shading look 10 times smoother and more professional
  • Hard Edge vs Soft Edge – How to use the contrast between light and shadow to create depth in your drawing
  • How to make all your shading smoothly blend together (Hint: In real life all the shadows and tones blend together and so this is the secret to making your drawing look truly photo-realistic)
  • A common mistake that most beginners make that cause their portrait to look flat and “cartoonish” and how to easily fix it

Module 2: Drawing Realistic Eyes

  • Step-by-step instruction on how to begin drawing your portrait so you will always know where to start.
  • The simple way to make sure that your drawing is accurate and always in proportion (The best part is …this method is so easy it only takes 2 minutes and even a 7 year old can do it)
  • An ingenious way to help you develop your free-hand drawing skills (It’s both super easy and effective)
  • A special pencil stroke designed for drawing eyelashes and eyebrows that will give your portrait an extra touch of realism
  • How to make sure that both the eyes of your portrait matches each other so they won’t look “off”
  • How to shade the iris and pupil to create different color tones (This is the key to drawing green eyes, blue eyes, brown eyes, etc.)

Module 3: Drawing Realistic Noses

  • A simple way to make sure that the nose is always in proportion and is properly aligned with the rest of the face
  • How to create the look of a 3 dimensional nose without using hard lines that will cause your drawing to look flat
  • How to identify the light source in your drawing so you’ll know exactly where to shade
  • How to add subtle shadows and tones to the nose to lift it off the face

Module 4: Drawing Realistic Mouths

  • Ways to draw and shade the teeth without making it look fake and “dirty”
  • How to draw the lips so that they don’t look like “dark worms” on the page
  • Shading With Your Eraser? – How to use your eraser to add texture and realistic details to your lips
  • A special trick to shading the teeth that will make them look as if they are “shining” (This will cause your portrait to look so realistic, your friends will be blown away)
  • How to draw a mouth in an expressive position and bring your portrait to life

Module 5: Drawing Realistic Hair

  • Learn how to “layer” your pencil strokes to create the appearance of flow and waviness in your hair
  • How to add highlights and tiny details to your hair quickly and easily
  • How to use strategically placed pencil strokes to make it look like the hair really IS made up of millions of different strands (You’ll create the look of realistic hair WITHOUT the hours of tedious work)
  • Why you can be more carefree when drawing hair and how this can actually make your portrait look better!
  • How to use your eraser to add fine strains of hair to your drawing and make it look even more realistic
  • How to draw different color hair, from light hair to dark hair

Module 6: Putting It All Together (Drawing A Full Portrait)

  • How to accurately draw a portrait so that it captures the likeness of the subject (People will instantly recognize WHO you drew when they look at your portrait)
  • How to draw a portrait from an angle view
  • Ways to shade your portrait to give it depth and dimension
  • How to draw facial expressions …like a smiling face
  • A check list of all the key details to add to your portrait drawing to make it truly realistic (These are the subtle (but critical) little details that add to the likeness)
  • Using shading and blending techniques to create realistic skin tones


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