How To Draw Realistic Hair
It is quite challenging to learn how to draw realistic hair in a portrait which is very important in the overall feature of the human head. I did sketch the face carefully from the beginning using a grid and shaded them slowly until it reached the desired tones and shadings.
I realized that to draw and shade a portrait is not complete if we don’t really know the skills and tricks in drawing the hair. Some of the obstacles to encounter is if the hair does not look real we tend to search for the correct techniques and there is no where to find it. In addition, if the hair strands do not seem to flow life like and do not resemble the natural look. We become discouraged and hopeless. In this free video tutorial you will discover the hidden secrets.
This is the continuation of my portrait case study (Step-22 Girl). You will learn how to apply shadings to the hair and how to make it look realistic. I will be using charcoal to render the hair but in a powdered form. You will see me using it from the start. This type of technique will give a photographic effect as if the hair looks real.
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