Lesson Four: Drawing the Face

In this lesson we will use our own faces to draw. This is a great way to improve your drawing skills by using your own face as a subject. Many artist over the centuries have used their own faces as subjects for their work. Rembrandt, Velasquez and Raphael are just some of thousands of artists who have used themselves as subjects.

You are your own best model to draw. We will cover some basic proportions and facial anatomy and will be lead through the process of drawing ones own likeness. Some simple techniques and practice will help you overcome the challenge of drawing a self portrait.

Our artist Will Nathans will be guiding you as follows:

Covering some basic proportions and facial anatomy you will be lead through the process of drawing ones own likeness. Some simple techniques and practice will help you overcome the challenge of drawing a self portrait.
All that’s required is a piece of paper and a pencil!

Check Out The Lesson Here!


This little lesson should be a fun and uplifting 20 minutes or so.
Give it a go – Will can show you it’s not as difficult as you think! To make things easier we’ve attached  a selection of items below that will help you on your drawing journey! The Stay At Home Sketch Set in particular has been specifically put together as an easy and affordable introductory set!

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