Constructive Head Drawing

Join renowned artist Steve Huston as he teaches you a direct and powerful approach to drawing the human head and portrait. This beginner-friendly course leaves nothing out of the process. You will learn how to visualize the head as simple three-dimensional forms, how to design the shapes and lines of the head and how to deal with anatomy, rendering, expression, aging, characterization and hair.

13 Lessons 29h 1m 7s of videos

Level 1

Learn how to use solids (boxes, cylinders, spheres) to form the basic structure of the head. This lesson is a fundamental step in learning how to create a solid foundation to place the features of the face on. He will also show you how to construct the basic head in different perspectives. Following Steve's lecture, he will illustrate how the Old Masters constructed the human head. You will then be given a timed assignment from Steve to utilize what you have learned and practice your skills. Finally, Steve will share with you how he goes about the assignment through his own techniques.

Level 2

Level 3