CHAPTER 10 Drawing Your Final Portraits

“The artist who aims at perfection in everything achieves it in nothing.”

—Eugene Delacroix

All builders must follow specific steps in a certain logistical order to construct a sturdy house, but an appreciation of the importance of a solid foundation coupled with an intimate understanding of the entire construction process is the mark of a true professional. Art is no different: An artist who is well read in their given medium, who understands its foundational concepts and methods, will be able to practice their craft and produce results at a higher level than their contemporaries. In this final chapter, I will walk you through the entire drawing flow—from the Loomis heads to Asaro planes to the ...

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