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Constructive Head Drawing | Week 3: Planes of the Face, Continued with Glenn Vilppu

Constructive Head Drawing | Week 3: Planes of the Face, Continued
Create Masterful Head Drawings! Glenn continues his analysis of head construction and facial planes

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Glenn Vilppu
Drawing, Head / Portrait
Colored Pencil, Paper
1h 4m 16s
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 third lesson, you will learn more about the planes of the face, and how to employ rendering techniques to describe the underlying structures. Glenn analyzes examples of master works, traces over a skull, and finishes off with a rendered drawing from a live model.


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

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