Face Off (Paperback)
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Short Description for Face Off Aims to help anyone learn how to draw sharp and cool caricatures. This book features easy-to-learn techniques and basic processes, aimed at making the art of comic portrait drawing simple, even for young beginners. It also helps readers learn how to draw specific features for the front, 3/4, and profile views, as well as how to color their art.
- Published: 24 November 2006
- Format: Paperback 128 pages
- ISBN 13: 9781581807592 ISBN 10: 1581807597
- Sales rank: 231,284
Full description for Face Off
Discover the fast, fun art of drawing comic portraits! Face Off shows you how to draw life like never before. Caricaturist Harold Hamernik shares the secrets to capturing the sillier side of friends, family, celebrities, strangers-any face that crosses your path. 40 step-by-step demonstrations show you how to sketch whimsical and expressive likenesses while developing your own quick, loose, improvisational style. You'll get expert instruction on: Drawing eyes, noses, mouths and other features. Creating portraits in front, three-quarter and profile views. Adding color to your caricatures, either by hand or via computer-instruction you won't find in any other book! Tips for making a likeness more masculine (skip the eyelashes), more feminine (lengthen the neck), younger, older, sexier, goofier-all while making a portrait your subject will love. How to draw hair as two simple lines, why drawing the parts of a face in the same order every time can cut minutes off your work, and tons of other handy tricks of the craft! Practice the simple techniques in this book, then start drawing! It's the most fun you can have with paper, pencils and markers!