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Drawing & Painting Life Portraits

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Lesson Name Description
Introduction
    • Proportions of the Head
    • Lighting the Egg
    • Drawing the Male Head in Profile
2
More Profile Drawing
    • The Female Head
    • The Infant Head
    • The Preteen Head
3
Drawing Heads, Frontal View
    • Drawing adult heads, frontal view
    • Drawing children's heads, frontal view
    • The eyes
    • Drawing the features
4
More on Drawing Eyes
    • Drawing the eyes, full face
    • Drawing profile eyes
    • Drawing eyes, 3/4 view
5
Drawing the Nose
    • Observing the nose
    • Drawing the profile nose
    • Making the nose project
    • Drawing the nose, 3/4 view
6
Drawing the Mouth and Ears
    • Observing the mouth
    • Drawing the mouth, full face and profile
    • Drawing the mouth, 3/4 view
    • Observing the ears
    • Drawing the profile ear
7
Drawing the Body
    • Drawing the neck
    • Drawing the shoulders and torso
    • Drawing the arms
8
Drawing Hands and Wrists
    • Facts about hands and wrists
    • Blocking in the hand
    • Construction of the hand
    • Drawing the cupped hand
    • Drawing the thumb
9
Drawing Legs and Feet
    • Drawing the leg
    • Drawing the feet
    • Drawing children's legs and feet
    • Proportions of the body
    • Weight Distribution
    • The plumb line
10
Drapery
    • Clothing the figure
    • Observing fabric
    • Interpreting drapery
    • Color!
11
The Portrait!
    • Portrait Workshop #1
    • Portrait Workshop #2