Portrait Art: How To Draw Hair

Morgan Swank, Illustrator

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8 Videos (42m)
    • Introduction

    • Supply Video

    • Blonde Hair

    • Dark Brown Curly Hair

    • Dark to Light Messy Ponytail

    • Mens Blond Hair and Beard

    • Braided Dark Hair

    • Final Comments


About This Class

Learn all about drawing different textures of hair in graphite pencil! We go from platinum blonde to beards and braids! 

This class is an add-on class to Portrait Art: How To Draw Faces From Photos, but if you are just interested in brushing up on your hair practice, just jump right in for tons of tips and tricks! In this class we will go beyond the basic grid and face shading to explore different textures and colors of hair! 


After taking this class you will have a better understanding of how to successfully translate pictures of hair to your piece of art! 

Please note that I draw in inches, but you can easily convert to centimeters! I have attached a conversion chart in the class documents to make it easy! 


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Morgan Swank



Hi! I'm Morgan Swank and I am an accessories designer and freelance illustrator! I live in Richmond, VA with my corgi Ginger. 

I first fell in love with drawing as a little girl and have never lost my passion to create. I began developing my skills as a portrait artist and my work has continued to evolve as I explore a variety of subjects in pencil and marker.

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