Pencil Portraiture: Drawing the Analog Selfie

Veri Apriyatno, Artist

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3 Videos (35m)
    • Free Video Lesson: Sketching

    • Painting

    • Finishing Touches


About This Class

Go behind-the-scenes with renowned artist and painter Veri Apriyatno as he draws a realistic self-portrait, captured in a stunning 35-minute timelapse that will inspire you to create a portrait of your own.

From gathering materials to sketching to actually drawing your self portrait, Veri includes a few surprising techniques on drawing depth, highlights, and realistic features. By the end, every student is encouraged to share a portrait of their own, inspired by a selfie.

This class is recommended for those with basic drawing experience, although students from all backgrounds are welcome to take part and experiment.

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Love the technique. Very inspirational.
thanks for sharing your technic. i learned a lot just by watching
Very interesting technique using linseed oil and charcoal mixture. Good demonstration. Anxious to give it a try.





Veri Apriyatno is an artist from Jakarta, Indonesia. Veri paints and draws, and is interested in the self portrait as subject matter and object of his work.