Secrets to Drawing Realistic Faces
By Carrie Stuart Parks
This book will have beginning artists of all ages drawing faces that are strikingly realistic and detailed. Artist Carrie Stuart Parks honed her fast and effective drawing skills as a professional forensic artist. Here she makes drawing fun and easy, showing beginners how to render vivid self portraits and portraits of others, all in a matter of hours.
Artists will successfully learn how to master proportions and map facial features accurately. They will then study shapes within a composition and learn to draw them realistically. Lastly, artists will study the subject's values and use them to bring life and accuracy to each portrait. A final "checking" step helps artists capture heightened realism and accuracy.
To insure instant success, this book features clear step-by-step instructions, before-and-after examples from students, and proven drawing exercises used to train artists throughout the country.
Carrie Stuart Parks has been a professional artist since 1976 and has received numerous awards for her work. She has extensive teaching experience in both fine and forensic art, and she has researched, developed and taught many different classes in forensic art that are used nationally by numerous organizations. Her art is featured in a number of private and corporate collections. She lives in Skeel Gulch, Idaho.
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F&W Media, Inc.
January 15, 2003
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