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.
3h 32m 51s
Steve will show you a more in-depth construction of the head using egg shapes, tubes and wedges. He will also show you how to construct the intermediate head in different perspectives in three dimensions: leaning, tilting and facing.
2h 48m 30s
Steve covers how to construct the eye within the eye socket. He will also show you how the eye lids are placed around the eye as well as the brow ridges.
2h 5m 1s
Learn how to construct the three major parts of the nose: the tip of the nose, the left wings, and the right wings. He will also show you how to draw the nose in different perspectives.
1h 17m 43s
Steve will show you how to draw the different parts of the mouth, such as the lips and the filtrum. He will also show you how to construct the mouth in different perspectives.
2h 30m 38s
Learn how to construct the complex shapes and different thicknesses of the ear. Steve will also illustrate how to draw the ears in different perspectives.
1h 23m 9s
In this series, master artist Steve Huston brings you his highly-anticipated advanced head drawing lessons. This first lesson in the series will cover drawing the hair, a fun but often tricky feature to accurately represent. Steve will begin with a lecture, giving you an overview of how to draw several hair types, as well as […]
In this series, master artist Steve Huston brings you his highly-anticipated advanced head drawing lessons. This second lesson in the series will cover the often subtle differences between the head and facial features of males and females. Steve begins at the lecture board, utilizing a set of skulls to elucidate the structural changes in head […]
In this series, master artist Steve Huston brings you his highly-anticipated advanced head drawing lessons. In the third lesson, Steve will expound on the effect of aging on the anatomy of the head, making keen comparisons between the physics of drapery and the structure of aging skin. Often we work from models in the prime […]
Master artist Steve Huston brings you his highly-anticipated advanced head drawing series. In the 4th installment, he shows you that the rigid and elastic parts of the face and head dictate their ability to move with a given expression. There are key points of the face that are pushed, and others that are pulled. Being […]
Materials Sharpie Markers Faber-Castell Polychromos Pencil – Sanguine BIC Ballpoint Pen – Blue
Master artist Steve Huston brings you his highly-anticipated advanced head drawing series. In the 6th installment, he discusses the process of taking what nature gives you (the model’s natural facial structure) and modifying it for your own characterizations. Steve will do several demonstrations working from photo references, which you can find attached to this page. […]
Steve Huston demonstrated his charcoal drawing technique on a female head. You will learn how his process applies to the forms of the head from the lay-in with a stump to the final finishing touches. Materials Conté Crayon – Black Alphacolor Char-Kole Square Alphacolor Soft Pastel – White Blending Stumps Sandpaper or Emery Paper Electric […]
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