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Constructive Head Drawing | Week 2: Planes of the Face with Glenn Vilppu

Constructive Head Drawing | Week 2: Planes of the Face
Create Masterful Head Drawings! Add form and structure to you drawings using the planes of the face

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Glenn Vilppu
Drawing, Head / Portrait
Colored Pencil, Digital Tablet, Paper
1h 10m 22s
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. Glenn’s unique approach to head drawing will guide students through the process of constructing the head. The class will focus on the anatomical structures of the skull and face, and how to draw realistic features and expressions. Glenn will also share his tools and techniques for lighting, shading, and describing the forms of the head. In this second lesson, Glenn will give you an introduction to the planes of the face. You will learn how to analyze the model’s features and break them into planes, in order to achieve more accurate likeness, light and shadow, and a greater understanding of facial structure.


  • Caran d’Ache Supracolor II Watercolor Pencil – Burnt Sienna
  • Drawing Paper
  • Digital Tablet
Beginner / Intermediate

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