Study 3 Man From The Side 3 June 2020

Artist: Pieter Lategan
Title: Study 3 Man From The Side 13 June 2020
Medium: Marlin Paper, B Pencil
Dimensions: 210X297mm

I start using a new tutorial which I found on the internet. The person who wrote the tutorial said (I think it is a she) use the block-in method.

The block-in is a map of the various information of the person you draw.

This block-in method addresses proportions, placement, and construction of the head and features, shadow shapes, and even edge quality.

The block-in is the most important part of the portrait drawing.

This tutorial did not work for me. I will not use this to do a real-life portrait, what I can use this is for quick face drawings. The reason why is that I struggle to get the face blocks.

I decided to finish the artwork and search on the net for a man’s face from the side, which I got, but they do not look the same. This is only a study.


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