The Art of Drawing & Painting Portraits

The Art of Drawing & Painting Portraits

Create Realistic Heads, Faces & Features in Pencil, Pastel, Watercolor, Oil & Acrylic

By Tim Chambers; Peggi Habets; Lance Richlin

Walter Foster Publishing, Paperback, 9781600582677, 144pp.

Publication Date: September 2012


With instructions and step-by-step projects for creating an array of portaits, this all-inclusive book covers everything about portraiture in the most popular drawing and painting media. Ideal for beginning artists who would like to experiment with different media, The Art of Drawing & Painting Portraits teaches the artist how to create beautiful and realistic portraits in pencil, pastel, watercolor, oil, and acrylic.

About the Author

A master of drawing, painting, and sculpture, Lance Richlin (Los Angeles, CA) has taught every aspect of classical art-from anatomy and perspective to traditional oil painting techniques. He has lectured at several art colleges in southern California, including Art Center College of Design, Otis College of Art and Design, and California Institute of the Arts, and he holds workshops in his atelier. He has shown his work in galleries across California and has exhibited in museums around the USA.