Sunday, 20 October 2019

Ham Radio operator-catches queen in oil

Ham Radio operator-catches queen in oil


Ham Radio operator-catches queen in oil.  Thank you to everyone who has written to ask about how to draw peoples heads, I usually start with a picture which I copy and blow up, a larger picture is easier to see.

Work on a small area of the picture too many people try to draw or color a large area when learning concentrate on doing a small area, I use a grid over the picture to give me an idea of perspective. 

The ratio is important peoples heads are around 1 to 8 roughly children have bigger heads than bodies, as they grow the ratio changes, practice drawing heads first and test your color mixing on a very small area of the painting before moving on, I concentrated on perfecting the shape of the Queen's head in proportion to her body.
 I am asked a lot of questions about drawing, search the internet there are some excellent videos on youtube showing you how to start drawing. Books on the subject are plentiful, above all keep going eventually like everything you will learn and develop your skills.




Artist John Allsopp gives tips on how to draw heads

Ham Radio operator-catches queen in oil


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