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Drawing a Male Head from Imagination with Glenn Vilppu

Drawing a Male Head from Imagination
Draw the Head from Imagination! Join Glenn Vilppu as he demonstrates a masterful technique for inventing a realistic portrait

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Glenn Vilppu
Drawing, Head / Portrait
Colored Pencil, Graphite Pencil, Kneaded Eraser
1h 15m 8s

In this video lesson, world-famous artist and instructor Glenn Vilppu demonstrates a rare master technique of drawing a realistic male head entirely from imagination. Glenn will discuss the major construction of the head and how to work into that framework, rendering with three colors, and creating a head and face with personality. You will also learn how the incidental details and solid drawing technique help create believability in the drawing.


  • Faber-Castell Polychromos Pencils – Sanguine, Black, and White
  • Blending Stump
  • Kneaded Eraser
  • Graphite Pencil
  • Grey Toned Paper

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