In week one, you will discover the tools needed to create colored pencil portraiture. You will learn how to create color palettes and discover a variety of blending techniques. Then, Fei will show you how to make a color sketch of an eye.
Week 2: The Eye With
In week two, you will learn how to fully render an eye with colored pencils. Fei will demonstrate how she utilizes a color study to develop a complete drawing. You will learn how to blend colors on the paper.
Week 3: The Nose With
In week three, Fei will demonstrate how to render the nose using colored pencils. You will learn to draw the critical anatomical landmarks of the nose. Then, Fei will teach you how to create a color study before moving on to a fully rendered drawing.
Week 4: The Mouth With
In week four, Fei will demonstrate her working process for establishing the structure and luscious qualities of the lips. You will learn to select the appropriate colors and create a color study; then, develop a fully rendered colored pencil drawing.
Week 5: The Ear With
In week five, Fei will illustrate the principles for drawing an ear with colored pencils. You will learn about the anatomical structure of the ear and how it interacts with light and shadow.
In week six, you study the fundamentals needed to create a full portrait drawing with colored pencils. Fei will walk you through how to establish the structure of the head. You will learn how to create a full-color palette and draw a color study.
In week seven, Fei will begin a portrait drawing using colored pencils. You learn how to start with rendering the eyes. Then, Fei will move to the nose.
In week eight, you will learn how to render the head. Fei will start where she left off in the last session, working on the mouth and into planes of the head.
In week nine, you will discover how to capture the hair in a portrait drawing with colored pencils. Fei will demonstrate her way of building the hair in layers and grouping the values.
In week ten, Fei will demonstrate the finishing touches to her portrait drawing with colored pencils. You will learn how Fei establishes the neck and fabric.
This course is for intermediate to advanced artists.
A material PDF list is linked in each lesson under the description. Please check the file to see what you need to prepare.
This course includes downloadable assignment PDFs, that help you practice the materials taught by instructor Fei Meng. Keeping up with these assignments will maximize your learning outcomes.
Most New Masters Academy courses are designed to be done traditionally or digitally. Software changes constantly, but the fundamentals stay the same. It will be up to you to translate the information that you are learning to your software of choice.