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Drawing Portraits


Achieving a likeness in portrait requires close coordination of the hand and eye; Douglas Graves, a professional portraitist, has developed this basic premise into a functional technique. He describes portraiture as an evolving process: observing the basic surface shapes, discovering how these features deviate from the symmetrical ideal, envisioning the underlying human anatomy, interpreting the sitter's personality, then conveying all this with a direct medium in a tonal drawing. Mr. Graves begins with a list and ...

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Drawing Portraits
1983, Watson-Guptill Publications, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780823014316

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Drawing Portraits,
1974, Watson-Guptill Publications

ISBN-13: 9780823014309



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