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Hey there fellow artists. These past few months, I’ve been diving into portrait drawing, focusing on the Loomis Method. And I have to say it’s been a game-changer for me when it comes to the art of drawing faces. So in this post, I’m excited to share what I’ve learned about the Loomis Method. I’ve …

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You know what’s oddly satisfying? Drawing glasses on faces! It adds so much character, story, and interest to the face. But as you probably already experienced, drawing glasses isn’t without its challenges. So, in this post, I’ll try to condense the process of drawing glasses on a face into seven simple steps that I have …

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Hey there, fellow aspiring artists! So, let’s talk about one of my many struggles in the art world – drawing faces! Trust me, I’ve spent the past year trying to get this right, and I’ve realized that nailing those face proportions is like finding the Holy Grail of portrait drawings. So, in this post, I’m …

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Hey there, fellow artists! If you’ve been on a journey to master the art of drawing eyes in a semi-realistic art style, you’re in the right place. After spending nearly a year learning to draw stylized portraits by studying the process of the contemporary masters of semi-realistic art like Eliza Ivanova and Loish, I have …

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Although I love drawing people, I get easily bored filling out my sketchbook with the same type of portrait drawings all the time. Since getting back to drawing last year, I have learned that even small changes in the art style, mood, composition, reference, technique, and drawing medium can make a big difference in making …

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The human face is my favorite drawing subject. But lately, I was getting too comfortable drawing portraits the same way and not learning different art styles, which is essential for beginner artists like me who are early in their art journey. So to improve my portrait drawing skills, I have recently been studying different ways of drawing …

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Capturing the resemblance of a face is one of the most challenging skills to learn in portrait drawing that can take years to truly master. These past few months, I have been trying to overcome my struggles with capturing the likeness of a face by learning basic head construction techniques, including the Loomis Method and …

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The eyes are arguably the most captivating part of the human face but, without a doubt, hard to draw well. When drawing portraits, it is essential to correctly place the eyes on the face in the early stages of your drawing. So in this post, I share some tips that I find helpful in quickly getting …

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When I got back to drawing portraits earlier this year, I wondered what I should learn first to draw the human head properly: the Loomis Method or the Reilly Method.  My initial impression of the Reilly method was that it was too complicated for beginner artists. So I decided to learn the Loomis Method first …

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Like most beginner artists, I struggled to draw faces well through most of my art journey. And let me be honest, the only way to truly get better at drawing faces, I think, is by practicing to draw faces over and over again despite being not very good at it at first.   However, some things can speed up …

Read More about How to get better at drawing faces (8 Tips for Beginners)

One of the main reasons why portrait drawings by beginner artists such as myself can look off is incorrect proportions.  No matter how good your shading skills are, the honest fact is if you don’t know the scale and position of the different parts of the face relative to one another, drawing a good portrait …

Read More about How to Draw Face Proportions Accurately (Beginners Guide)

The human face is by far my favorite subject to draw. But even after drawing thousands of faces in the past, I still add a considerable number of drawings in my collection of portraits each month that will never see the light of the day (hopefully). And it doesn’t help that our incredibly powerful brain …

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