A portrait can reveal the likeness, personality, and even the mood of a person. In previous centuries, portraits were used to reveal someone's social standing, to manipulate the viewer's opinion of the subject, or to exaggerate and accentuate features.
In Drawing Portraits, artist and teacher Barrington Barber shows you how to overcome common difficulties and introduces you to the techniques that will develop your perception of a subject.
• Includes information on materials, techniques, and styles
• Covers the basics of proportions, facial expressions, and poses
• Teaches the art of group and animal portraits and caricatures
• Contains step-by-step drawings and exercises to practise