How to Draw > Examples of Portraits: Little Brother

Here are two sketches of a child of five. I was lucky in the first one though David was not so lucky. He had a " bit of a cold" and didn't feel too lively.



He looks sorry for himself doesn't he? I think there is always a touch of whimsy in children, and it's that that makes us love them. Of course, he didn't sit still for many minutes at a time, but I just waited until he got back more or less.



Nearly always, it is necessary to do three or four quick sketches before one of them is good enough to make a portrait, and even then one usually has to finish it from the other sketches or notes.





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HOW TO DRAW PEOPLE:
Introduction to Drawing People
Materials Needed to Draw People
The Essentials of Drawing People
Posing the Sitter for a Portrait
Composition for a Portrait
Lighting
How to Draw Hands
How to Show Age and Character
Drawing Clothes
How to Convey Emotions
Using Planes to Render People
Using Humor to Show Character
Examples of Portraits: Mother
Examples of Portraits: Brother
Examples of Portraits: Little Brother
Examples of Portraits: Uncle
Drawing Groups of People
Line Drawings of People
Watercolors of People




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