Step-by-step guide to portrait drawing with pencil

Here is a step-by-step guide to portrait drawing in pencil.

  1. Choose a model or a photo that you want to use as a template.
  2. Draw a rough outline of the face with a soft pencil.
  3. Refine the outlines by adding shading.
  4. Work out the individual parts of the face such as the eyes, nose, mouth and ears.
  5. Use harder pencils to add shading and create depth in the portrait.
  6. Refine the drawing as needed and add more shading to make the portrait look more realistic.

I hope this guide will be helpful to you. Don't forget that practice is the key to improvement!

Best regards,

Tu Ho

Portrait drawing in pencil

Portrait drawing in pencil

Portrait drawing in pencil

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