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Drawing the Female Head from Above with Danny Galieote

Drawing the Female Head from Above
Create Beautiful Head Drawings! Learn to draw the head from a high angle

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Danny Galieote
Drawing, Head / Portrait
Conté Pencil, Kneaded Eraser, Pastel Pencil
34m 47s

In this lesson, master draftsman and painter Danny Galieote will walk you through a clear, step-by-step approach to drawing a female head from a slightly raised perspective. You will learn how to construct the head using a structural, three-dimensional approach. You were also learn how to capture the rhythms of the face to create symmetry and balance as well as a sense of solidity to your head drawings.


  • Conté Sketching Pencil – Black
  • Stabilo CarbOthello Pastel Pencil – White
  • Kneaded Eraser


Beginner / Intermediate

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