Drawing Vincent's Portrait

Tools and Techniques

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Discussion of getting better at drawing portraits by using proportion, value, and discerning what makes a likeness.

 

 

Drawing Vincent’s Portrait References and Links 

 

Art

 

Chan’s Beautiful Zine work 

Sandy Chandler Shelton (batbland.com)

Seth Haverkamp – Award winning portrait artist

Seth’s website

 

References:

Books –

 

Massey, Carole, Drawing Portraits. Kent, Great Britian: Search Press, 2012 ed.

Thomas, Joy. The Art of Portrait Drawing. Cincinatti, Ohio: North Light Books.; 2006 ed.

 

These can be found used at Abe Books,  Thriftbooks, your library, your local independent bookseller, or Amazon 

 

 

YouTube Videos:

(These are meant to be a jumping off point. Find the artists and teachers you love and soak them up!)

 

Beginner Portrait Drawing E1 | Proportions of the head,  Alphonse Dunn

https://youtu.be/SYjpkg6vrlg

 

Beginner Portrait Drawing E2 | Profile Proportions,  Alphonse Dunn

https://youtu.be/M5X0Y6gf-kk

 

Six common mistakes in head drawing (and how to fix them),
Marc Kompaneyets Studio

https://youtu.be/gGm8duz3KHc?si=T7LjweHaVFjZFNR1

 

Digital Art Tutorial: Stylized Portraits, Nadiaxel

https://youtu.be/-7dPnwJ_DAM

 

5 Things I Wish I Knew as a BEGINNER ARTIST,
Kirsty Partridge Art

https://youtu.be/2Sm7dmWTlio?si=72T0fcUJlTbSsc–

 

5 Pencil Sharpening Techniques for Pros, Proko

https://youtu.be/rWUYuDlXUoY

 

Shading Light and Form – Basics, Proko

https://youtu.be/V3WmrWUEIJo

 

Your art sucks, and that’s OK,
Astri Lohne

https://youtu.be/E9Aj6UK0B8U

 

How to IMPROVE THE LIKENESS IN YOUR PORTRAITS – Charcoal Drawing Tutorial, Florent Farges – arts 

https://youtu.be/NWEo9pTipzc

 

Drawing Portraits | Getting a Likeness pt. 1, DRAW JUICE ART TUTORIALS

https://youtu.be/M4DYeZV4B3k

 

Drawing Portraits | Getting A Likeness part 2, DRAW JUICE ART TUTORIALS

https://youtu.be/MxjN13_k2Ck

 

Block In Concepts Pt. 1, with Stephen Bauman

https://youtu.be/ICMoFBQWbcY

 

Quick Tip 264 – Value Scales Simplified, In the Studio Art Instruction

https://youtu.be/9KKhZUJmjZw

 

Ambient Occlusion (and Ambient Light) for Painters, Marco Bucci

https://youtu.be/7fLV5ezO64w

 

Make ALL your portraits better by practicing THIS STEP…, Stephen Bauman

https://youtu.be/q9YKQQo9zeI

 

A New Way to Think About Beauty in Art, Light Ponderings

https://youtu.be/MDiysZ4eg

 

 

Drawing Vincent’s Portrait References and Links 

 

 

 

 

Art

 

Chan’s Beautiful Zine work 

Sandy Chandler Shelton (batbland.com)

Seth Haverkamp – Award winning portrait artist

Seth’s website

 

References:

Books –

 

Massey, Carole, Drawing Portraits. Kent, Great Britian: Search Press, 2012 ed.

Thomas, Joy. The Art of Portrait Drawing. Cincinatti, Ohio: North Light Books.; 2006 ed.

 

These can be found used at Abe Books,  Thriftbooks, your library, your local independent bookseller, or Amazon 

 

 

YouTube Videos:

(These are meant to be a jumping off point. Find the artists and teachers you love and soak them up!)

 

Beginner Portrait Drawing E1 | Proportions of the head,  Alphonse Dunn

https://youtu.be/SYjpkg6vrlg

 

Beginner Portrait Drawing E2 | Profile Proportions,  Alphonse Dunn

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M5X0Y6gf-kk&t=371shttps://youtu.be/M5X0Y6gf-kk

 

Six common mistakes in head drawing (and how to fix them),
Marc Kompaneyets Studio

https://youtu.be/gGm8duz3KHc 

 

Digital Art Tutorial: Stylized Portraits, Nadiaxel

https://youtu.be/-7dPnwJ_DAM

 

5 Things I Wish I Knew as a BEGINNER ARTIST,
Kirsty Partridge Art

https://youtu.be/2Sm7dmWTlio

 

5 Pencil Sharpening Techniques for Pros, Proko

https://youtu.be/rWUYuDlXUoY

 

Shading Light and Form – Basics, Proko

https://youtu.be/V3WmrWUEIJo

 

Your art sucks, and that’s OK,
Astri Lohne

https://youtu.be/E9Aj6UK0B8U

 

How to IMPROVE THE LIKENESS IN YOUR PORTRAITS – Charcoal Drawing Tutorial, Florent Farges – arts 

https://youtu.be/NWEo9pTipzc

 

Drawing Portraits | Getting a Likeness pt. 1, DRAW JUICE ART TUTORIALS

https://youtu.be/M4DYeZV4B3k

 

Drawing Portraits | Getting A Likeness part 2, DRAW JUICE ART TUTORIALS

https://youtu.be/MxjN13_k2Ck

 

Block In Concepts Pt. 1, with Stephen Bauman

https://youtu.be/ICMoFBQWbcY

 

Ambient Occlusion (and Ambient Light) for Painters, Marco Bucci

https://youtu.be/7fLV5ezO64w

Quick Tip 264 – Value Scales Simplified, In the Studio Art Instruction

https://youtu.be/9KKhZUJmjZw

 

Make ALL your portraits better by practicing THIS STEP…, Stephen Bauman

https://youtu.be/q9YKQQo9zeI

 

A New Way to Think About Beauty in Art, Light Ponderings

https://youtu.be/MDiysZ4eg

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