Today, we’re taking a little breather from calligraphy to talk about portraits. The human face is one of those things that can be intimidating to draw because proportions aren’t clear to us. In general, we think of hair as being on the very top of the head, eyes being not so far below the hair, and the shape of the nose and mouth as … well, who knows. If you have trouble with proportions, the free eGuide offered in this blog post will help you volumes!
Because, you know, ’tis the season to have people over to your house. ‘Tis the season those people will secretly evaluate your décor. ‘Tis the time to impress them with your secret creative weapon: personalized profile silhouettes — handmade by you with surprising speed.
I had one goal in this tutorial: to make creating this sort of contemporary drawing accessible to anyone. I wasn’t sure how it would work at first, but I was extremely pleased with the chic results. Really, give it a go, and see where your creativity takes you!
Chalk pastel isn’t an easy medium to work with; it’s dusty, messy, and smudgy! However, with a little time and patience, you can create beautiful illustrations with soft, blended colors. This chalk pastel tutorial will show you how.
It sounds cheesy, but one of the best aspects of blogging is getting to connect with incredibly talented and inspirational…