Graphite Portraits with homework

Shading Exercise:

Mixed media Portrait Diary

Graphite Portrait lesson plan

Drawing The Head

Portrait resources

graphite-portraits  in history

An excellent example of graphite self-portraits

The portraits below are strong because of the dark darks, as compared to the ones shown in the examples in the lesson plan.

Be sure to add a background, break up space with good composition or crop.

CSD art: b_2103107_electrifiednolan-self-portrait