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How to draw portraits with free drawing lessons
June 11, 2018
Hi Friends and Fellow Artists

Hello Artists and Sketchers,

This is where you get your artwork known and admired by other artists and people who are interested in just looking at art.

One of the many questions have been "show me how to draw a portrait" well, I am making a YouTube video to start you off and also offering a few tips from several artists on another page. I will email all the dope here so you will not miss some of these simple tricks like getting your proportions correct.

You think it is easy eh? It is not--without a little practice.

The first clips on how to draw portraits will be published about June 22.

Here are a few guidelines on how to load your images (load up to four) and SAY SOMETHING about YOU and your art. If you write something about your art you'll get more eyeballs on your art, isn't that what you'd like? If your answer is "No!" then your art is not really for you--unless you are drawing for pleasure only.

Hey, I'd love to see your sketches or drawings so why not showcase them here? Other people would also like to see them and it could inspire them to create great online art also.

Write a little about your artwork BUT IT MUST BE YOUR ORIGINAL ART.

See other major creative contributors here on the drawing pages. This way you’ll discover 1,000’s of other drawings who have had success with their creative drawings and sketches. Just write a few lines about yourself and your artwork. Tell other artists how you did it and what your friends and family like (or dislike) about it.

Follow simple steps on how to upload your artwork. You can upload up to 4 images at a time. All You have to do is just start typing, that's it! Just a few words will do. Without a "story" your images will not get much attention!

Your "story" will appear on a Web page exactly the way you enter it here. You can wrap a word in square brackets to make it appear bold. For example [my story] you should show as [“I painted this last Sunday and all my friends liked it!”] Since most people scan Web pages, include your best thoughts in your first paragraph or sentence. It is easier to read.

The painting shown here would require many hours of practice especially capturing the values in the model and the fabric.

The oil painting here was done by Philip Alexius de Laszlo (a Hungarian, 1869-1937) Beauty in #Art → @AHistoryofPaint ←#HistoryofPainting

Best Regards, Jon

PS: There is a basic free book on how to draw. Just download the PDF here.

Free Guide To Drawing Here

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