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Portrait Drawing for Beginners | Part 2: The Lay-In with Chris Legaspi

Portrait Drawing for Beginners | Part 2: The Lay-In
Learn the Fundamentals of Portrait Drawing! Follow along with Chris as he demonstrates the crucial lay-in phase

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In this three part series, Chris Legaspi covers everything you need to know about beginning portrait drawing, from start to finish. In this second lesson of the series, Chris covers the lay-in process. He will begin with a thorough lecture, introducing you to his steps for creating a portrait lay-in. Following the lecture, you will have an assignment that will give you a chance to put what you’ve learned into practice. The lesson will conclude with Chris’s version of the same assignment, allowing you to compare your work with his.


  • Sharpie Marker
  • Drawing Paper
  • Digital Tablet
  • General’s Charcoal Pencil – HB and 2B
  • Koh-I-Noor Pencil Lengthener
  • BIC Cristal Ballpoint Pen – Black, Medium
  • Willow Charcoal Stick
  • Kneaded Eraser
Beginner / Intermediate

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