Category: Portrait Drawings

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Further study of the triangulation technique of drawing a face | Part 1 – female faces

In the previous post (shown below) that described an alternative way to draw a face, the post has generated much interest from the readers. This could be the reason for many artists who try to perfect the art of creating portraits and area always looking for new techniques to help with drawing and painting portraits. Read More

Chadwick Boseman a hero in real life – A drawing on the P30 Lite phone

Like everyone else, I was shocked by the passing of Chadwick Boseman, famous for his role as the Black Panther block buster movie of 2018. Once you realized the cause of his death you begin to realize the tremendous courage he had to mask the pains of chemotherapy while he continued to do what he Read More

Alternative to Loomis method of drawing a head – Triangulation technique

In my previous post, I tested out the Loomis method of drawing heads for an accurate representation of drawing real-life portraits. I concluded that there were deficiencies in this approach where the accuracy could not be reproduced relative to the eyes, ears, nose and mouth. However, the approach is perfectly fine for people who wanted Read More

Loomis method head drawing for real portraits.

Many portrait artists have heard of the Loomis method for drawing heads which are based on spherical shapes and concentric lines to define the head. The basic building block enables artists to get proportions right when drawing a head. However, this method is not used when it comes to portrait drawings. In this post, I Read More

A portrait drawing of Derren Brown, the celebrity mentalist, illusionist…

Some of you may not know that Derren Brown has a talent in portrait drawing and caricatures besides his celebrated talent as a mentalist and illusionist. This is not surprising since many well known artists had amazing talent in the creative arts such as Cat Stevens, Boby Dylan, Jim Carrey and many more. I recently Read More