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Drawing faces and figures is both challenging and exciting. When you add people to your drawings, the pictures come alive. In Art Class Volume 9, Pat Knepley introduces you to the basics of drawing people.
Lesson 33 – Drawing People
Drawing people and capturing a likeness is one of the most difficult skills as an artist! You will learn the basic proportions as Master Artist Pat takes you through the drawing of a full-face portrait step-by-step.
Lesson 34 – A Different View
Portraits don’t have to be the full face! Pat walks you through some tips on correctly drawing a profile, or side view, using something you see every day. It might be in your pocket right now.
Lesson 35 – It Starts with a Stick Figure
Drawing people is not as tricky as you might think. Just start with the basics – the basic structure, that is! Pat shows you how simple stick figures can help you be a better artist when it comes to figure drawing.
Lesson 36 – The Human Figure
Artists have drawn the human figure since the beginning of time. You will learn the fundamentals of proper pro- portions in figure drawing, which is key to achieving realism.