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A Tonal Approach to Drawing the Female Head with Danny Galieote

A Tonal Approach to Drawing the Female Head
Draw the Female Head! Give your head drawings a stunning finished effect with this tonal approach

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Danny Galieote
Drawing, Head / Portrait
Conté Pencil, Kneaded Eraser
30m 23s

In this lesson, draftsman and painter Danny Galieote will teach you a tonal approach to drawing the female head beginning with a soft lay-in and then developing structure as you proceed to tighten up the tone. You will learn how to develop the facial rhythms and designs by pushing and pulling lighter and darker tones for the final finished effect which includes line and tone with hard, soft, and lost edges.



  • Conté Sketching Pencil – Sepia
  • Kneaded Eraser

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