Drawing Masterclass Portraits Book by Carole Massey


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Using graphite, pen and ink and charcoal, Carole Massey demystifies the processes of drawing portraits, offering a simple route to success. There are chapters on structure, proportions and features, as well as vital information on perspective, light and shade for portraiture.

Giving confidence to beginners, this book explains techniques in a clear, simple way, and offers inspiration and many new ideas to more seasoned artists. Massey teaches the reader how to draw people of all ages, from children to the elderly. Every stage of the drawing process is covered in this text from selecting your drawing tools to adding the finishing touches to your masterpiece.


Introduction, p.6

The History of Portrait Drawing, p.8

Materials, p.10

Shading Techniques, p.20

Structure, p.22

Proportions, p.26

Features, p.32

Capturing a Likeness, p.42

Sam, p.48

Character and Expression, p.52

Moving On, p.58

Rosie, p.64

Drawing from Life, p.68

Composition, p.74

Story, p.78

Maasi Warrior, p.84

Age, p.88

Cora, p.90

Self Portraits, p.94

Experimenting, p.95

Index, p.96

Publisher: Search Press

Edition: Paperback

Publication: 8 May 2012

ISBN 13/EAN: 9781844487479

Size: 216 x 280 mm

Illustrations: 100

Pages: 96

Weight 0.7770
Quantity : Pack Single
Brand Books/DVDs
Sub Brand No
Books & DVDs : Subject Portraits/Figures
Books & DVDs : Medium Drawing
Books & DVDs : Author/Artist Carole Massey

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