Secrets to Drawing Realistic Faces

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F+W Media, Jan 15, 2003 - Art - 144 pages
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Draw amazingly accurate portraits starting today!

Even if you're an absolute beginner, you can render strikingly realistic faces and self-portraits! Instructor and FBI-trained artist Carrie Stuart Parks makes it simple with foolproof step-by-step instructions that are fun and easy to follow. You'll quickly begin to:

  • Master proportions and map facial features accurately
  • Study shapes within a composition and draw them realistically
  • Use value, light and shading to add life and depth to any portrait
  • Render tricky details, including eyes, noses, mouths and hair
Proven, hands-on exercises and before-and-after examples from Parks' students ensure instant success! It's all the guidance and inspiration you need to draw realistic faces with precision, confidence and style!

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User Review  - Arnaud - Goodreads

An excellent reference to learn the intricacies of drawing faces using a pencil. I've learned quite a bit from this reference, especially on shading techniques. Read full review

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User Review  - Kat - Goodreads

I give this 4 stars just for the section on drawing from a photograph. I draw a lot from photos, just for fun, and I was glad to have found some interesting tips on how to approach the process, such ... Read full review

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About the author (2003)

Carrie Stuart Parks is an award-winning artist and is acknowledged as one of the top forensic art instructors in the nation for her innovative training. An author and illustrator of five North Light books, Carrie has also created drawing and painting videos for adults and children. For more about Carrie and her artwork, visit her online at StuartParks.com.

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