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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 accuratelyStudy shapes within a composition and draw them realisticallyUse value, light and shading to add life and depth to any portraitRender 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|
The method for teaching in this book begins with 18 helpful tools which train the mind how to see. The author explains to readers how, where and why to use them. The core of the book is spent teaching how to lay out the face, placing special features, and making it look real.
This book will have beginning artists of all ages drawing faces that are strikingly realistic and detailed. Artist Carrie Stuart Parks honed her fast and effective drawing skills as a professional forensic artist. Here she makes drawing fun and easy, showing beginners how to render vivid self portraits and portraits of others, all in a matter of hours. Artists will successfully learn how to master proportions and map facial features accurately. They will then study shapes within a composition and learn to draw them realistically. Lastly, artists will study the subject's values and use them to bring life and accuracy to each portrait. A final checking step helps artists capture heightened realism and accuracy. To insure instant success, this book features clear step-by-step instructions, before-and-after examples from students, and proven drawing exercises used to train artists throughout the country. Carrie Stuart Parks has been a professional artist since 1976 and has received numerous awards for her work. She has extensive teaching experience in both fine and forensic art, and she has researched, developed and taught many different classes in forensic art that are used nationally by numerous organizations. Her art is featured in a number of private and corporate collections. She lives in Skeel Gulch, Idaho.
|Author||Carrie Stuart Parks|
|Number Of Pages||144 pages|
|Publisher||F&W Media, Incorporated|
|LC Classification Number||NC770.P285 2002|