Oil & Acrylic
Faces & Features: Learn to paint step by step
By Fritz Willis
(Walter Foster Publishing, Paperback, 9781560100072, 32pp.)
Publication Date: January 2003
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In the world of art, the human face is one of the most frequently approached subjects, perhaps because of the interest and intrigue that facial expressions hold! Let Faces & Features walk you through essential tips and techniques for drawing and painting faces in a variety of media, with specific considerations given to acrylic, oil, pastel, and pencil. This helpful guide offers guidelines for correctly placing features in relation to one other, with emphasis on the structural differences between male and female faces. It also explores important techniques such as how to accentuate features and create realistic shadows. This essential resource is a must for any artistÆs collection!
Born in Oklahoma and raised in Boston, Fritz Willis studied art at Noble and Greenough Preparatory School and later attended Vesper-George Art Academy. During his career, Fritz won many awards for his artistic accomplishments. During the last years of his life, he taught art classes.