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Introduction to Drawing the Mouth with Steve Huston

Introduction to Drawing the Mouth
Learn to Draw the Head! Study the different characteristics of the mouth, such as the lips, the philtrum, and the chin

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Steve Huston
Anatomy, Head & Portrait
Colored Pencil
2h 30m 11s

In this lesson, you will learn how to draw the different parts of the mouth, such as the lips, the philtrum, and the chin. You will study the unique characteristics of the mouth. Instructor Steve Huston will teach you how to employ edge quality as he places and constructs the mouth from different perspectives.

This lesson belongs to the course Constructive Head Drawing I. During this 6-week course, renowned artist Steve Huston will teach you a direct and powerful approach to drawing the human head. Steve will show you the basic and intermediate constructions of the head. Then, you will learn to draw facial features by studying the informative lectures on anatomy, structure, and placement. You will also watch Steve analyze some portrait artworks from the Old Masters to understand the application of simple forms and shapes. After this course, you will gain a deeper understanding of the anatomy of the head and the nuances of every facial feature; this is crucial information for creating portrait drawings.

Throughout this course, you’ll have access to the NMA community for feedback and critiques to improve your work as you progress.

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