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Constructive Head Drawing: Week 1 | Introduction to Skull Structure with Glenn Vilppu

Constructive Head Drawing: Week 1 | Introduction to Skull Structure
Create Masterful Head Drawings! Start with the skull to learn a constructive approach to drawing the portrait

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Glenn Vilppu
Anatomy, Head & Portrait
Colored Pencil, Watercolor
1h 35m 48s
Constructive Head Drawing

We are pleased to share with you a 10 week-long class brought to you by Art Mentors! In this class, Master draftsman, Glenn Vilppu teaches Constructive Head Drawing. The class will focus on the anatomical structures of the skull and face, and how to draw realistic features and expressions. In this first lesson, Glenn gives an introduction to his head drawing approach. Glenn will emphasize the importance of drawing from your knowledge of skull structure, and how to analyze the model, rather than copy. He will also go over basic proportions, and how to tackle various angles of the head.


  • Caran D’ache Supracolor II Watercolor Pencil – Bunrt Sienna
  • Pentel Water Brush
  • Winsor & Newton Watercolor (in Homemade Altoids Tin Palette)
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