Goldilocks: The Portrait Artist's Guide to Drawing Storybook Curls

9781617320309: Goldilocks: The Portrait Artist's Guide to Drawing Storybook Curls

THE LAYOUT-Darrel guides you through the layout process using his straightedge-and-divider method for the most accurate results possible. 4H BASE LAYER-In this class, Darrel guides you through this delicate process and reveals his secrets for preparing the paper for your softer pencils without overdoing it or damaging the fragile "tooth" of the paper. SOFTER PENCIL VALUES-Darrel shows you how to remain "at the helm" while boosting value and preparing the face to receive those much-anticipated golden locks! ADDING COLOR-In this class, Darrel shares his knowledge of color and light to create the perfect blend for the eyes. You'll learn how to make do with just a few colored pencils, creating your own unique combinations. FOCUS ON CURLS-With your firm foundation in place, it's time to add those beautiful locks of gold. You'll follow Darrel's expert example as he starts by creating the form of the hair with the 4H pencil and then slowly but confidently builds up value by creating the flowing locks and layers that make this portrait so fun to look at! REFINING TOUCHES-Take your drawing to the next level with Darrel's patient approach to refining and finalizing a portrait. From ensuring you've captured those integral angles and characteristics that express Goldilocks' unique personality, to simple solutions for balancing value, these classes are a golden opportunity for incredible artistic growth! ADDING A DARK BACKGROUND-Goldi's light, airy locks contrast beautifully against the dark background that Darrel shows you how to add in these two classes. You'll discover a fantastic new skill that will translate to your future projects but will also add a whole new dynamic to the portrait at hand! SIGNED, SEALED, DELIVERED-Are your values balanced? Any highlights left to emphasize? Darrel shares his tips and tricks for your final review and signature in this final class.

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