Face Facts: a Beginners Guide to Drawing a Self Portrait Free class

Nina Rycroft, Picture Book Illustrator

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7 Videos (31m)
    • Introduction

    • Drawing The Face Shape

    • Drawing The Eyes And Eyebrows

    • Drawing The Nose

    • Drawing The Mouth And Ears

    • Drawing the Neck, Hair And Accessories

    • From Face Facts Framework To Self Portrait


About This Class

Informative and multi-sensory this class will have you drawing your self-portrait using basic face proportion techniques.

Learn about the shape, size and placement of the eyes, eyebrows, nose, mouth, ears, drawing the individual features to create a framework for your portrait.

With the framework in place, see how easy it to create a true likeness of you, by simply adding your own eyes, nose, mouth, ears, 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 the shape, size and placement of the eyes, eyebrows, nose, mouth, ears
  • give you the confidence to draw any type of face well

Nina's character development series and is guaranteed to help you on your creative journey, uncovering new possibilities.

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

26 of 27 students recommendSee All

This is an outstanding class, very clear instructions, easy to follow and gives a very clear understanding of drawing a face using correct proportions.Thank you Nina!
A kind and very reassuring Nina makes this beginner class feel both safe and doable. Go ahead and get started. It's worth it!
Awesome tutorial.





Nina Rycroft

Picture Book Illustrator

Hi! I'm Nina Rycroft, a picture book illustrator. I studied and then worked as a designer in Sydney and London before turning my hand to illustration. Since my first publication in 2000, I've published more than a dozen picture books worldwide. My classes offer the foundation needed to illustrate character and story.

To learn more about me and my books, visit my website and follow me on Instagram @ninarycroft