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Face Facts: Beginners Guide to Drawing a Self Portrait

Nina Rycroft, Picture Book Illustrator

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5 Lessons (11m)
    • 1. Introduction

    • 2. Drawing the eyes and eyebrows

    • 3. Drawing the nose

    • 4. Drawing the mouth and ears

    • 5. Drawing the neck, hair and accessories

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About This Class

A simple step-by-step process to drawing your self-portrait

Explore the shape, size and placement of the eyes, eyebrows, nose, mouth and ears, piecing together the individual features to create a framework for your face.

With the framework in place, see how easy it to create a true likeness of you, by adjusting features and adding hair and accessories!

Nina offers a multi-sensory experience learning to look, feel, understand and then draw your face step-by-step. This class shares key information that will have you, not only completing your self-portrait drawing, but it will also give you the skills to draw any kind of face well.

Use this class to ...

  • learn the basics in face proportion
  • learn about shape, size and placement of the eyes, eyebrows, nose, mouth, ears
  • gain confidence to draw any type of face well

Suitable for beginners and anyone wanting to learn the basic principles of face proportion.

With more than a dozen picture books published world-wide my character development series teaches every aspect of character design. Work your way up through all of my classes for support, inspiration and to up-skill or re-fresh your illustration style.

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Nina Rycroft

Picture Book Illustrator

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Hi! I'm Nina Rycroft, a picture book illustrator. I worked as a graphic designer in Sydney and London before turning my hand to illustration, with my first picture book Little Platypus received a CBCA (Children's Book Council of Australia) Notable Book Award in 2000. Since then, I've had more than a dozen picture books publ...

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