Secrets To Drawing Realistic Children by Carrie Stuart Parks

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Drawing children has never been easier!

Maybe you can't stop your favorite child from growing up, but you can create timeless memories with pencil, paper and some simple drawing skills. Now you can capture your most cherished moments in a way no ordinary photograph can.

Here to show you how are Carrie Stuart Parks and Rick Parks, professional composite artists and drawing instructors. In their friendly and foolproof teaching style, the Parks cover everything you need to know to create incredibly true-to-life pencil portraits of the children you love.

You'll learn how to:

Take strong reference photos

Achieve correct facial proportions

Draw a face from different angles and bring it to life with shading

Master tricky facial features such as eyes, nose, ears, hair, lips and smiles

Make hair look realistic and shiny

Draw clothing, incorporate props, and work with light and shadows

Convey the true sense of character of your child

Complete with step-by-step demonstrations and countless expert tips for striking results, this book will help you create drawings that capture the one-of-a-kind essence of a child, preserving forever that lovable, clownish, whimsical or impish nature that makes children so very special.


About Carrie Stuart Parks

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Carrie Stuart Parks has been a professional artist since 1976 and a forensic artist since 1981. In 1986, she attended an FBI class and became a composite artist, later developing a portrait-drawing course for all ages. She is the author of Secrets to Drawing Realistic Faces (2003, North Light Books), Secrets to Realistic Drawing (2006, North Light Books) and Secrets to Drawing Realistic Children (February 2008, North Light Books).
Published February 6, 2008 by North Light Books. 128 pages
Genres: Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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