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Drawing and Painting Beautiful Faces : A Mixed-Media Portrait Workshop - Jane Davenport

Drawing and Painting Beautiful Faces

A Mixed-Media Portrait Workshop

Paperback Published: 19th February 2015
ISBN: 9781592539864
Number Of Pages: 136

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Drawing and Painting Beautiful Faces is an inspiring, mixed media workbook on how to draw and paint beautiful, fashion illustration-style faces.

Author Jane Davenport is a beloved artist, and popular international workshop instructor known by her thousands of students and fans for her over-the-top, enthusiastic, happy and encouraging style. In this book, she guides you step-by-step through the foundations of drawing a face, developing successful features, creating skintones, playing with bright colors, shading, highlighting and much more as you learn to create amazing mixed media portraits.

Master a variety of techniques that employ pencil, marker, pen, watercolor, acrylic paint, ink, pastel, and ephemera as you happily dance your way through the exercises in this brilliant guide.

Industry Reviews

"For anyone who has longed to draw faces, "Drawing and Painting Beautiful Faces" by Jane Davenport will make your dreams a reality. Full of step-by-step exercises, this finely crafted book will help you create dramatic eyes, lighting, hair, and more. Discover all of Davenport's favorite materials for creating mixed-media portraits, as well as when and how she uses them. The most difficult part of drawing faces is balancing and placing features, but Davenport offers guidelines to format any face, even when tilted or angled. You will be creating dramatic mixed-media portraits by the end of this book." - "Cloth Paper Scissors"

Great art book for beginners


I love this book. Great instructions and beautiful illustrations.

Perth Australia


Drawing Beautiful Faces art book


This book by an Australian artist, is the best reference/class book for any new or experienced artist. Very fast shipping.

Perth Western Australia


Awesome book, fabulous teacher


whilst doing my weekly art course , this book was strongly referenced by our teacher ...if you want to learn the whimsical style of girl's faces this is the book....this style is very much for Now ..

Toowoomba , Au


A great book for artists at all levels


This book is simply divine. The illustrations are gorgeous, the instructions are easy to follow and the information about art materials is great. As Jane is an Aussie artist, all her bits and pieces can be bought in Australia. I will use it again and again and again!!



Drawing and Painting Beautiful Faces

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ISBN: 9781592539864
ISBN-10: 1592539866
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 136
Published: 19th February 2015
Publisher: Quarry Books
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 25.4  x 1.0
Weight (kg): 0.51