Crystal at inspiremyartist.com has written an article teaching our teens to draw realistic portraits! “Your teen can draw realistic portraits!” Included is a printable guide to walk your teen through their own portrait!
When a teen starts drawing portraits they often get discouraged because they are not realistic enough or did not capture the likeness accurately. Crystal at inspiremyartist.com understands the struggle! As a self-trained artist, she knows the tricks and techniques a teen needs to succeed! She summarizes the steps to drawing a portrait as, measure everything, trust your eyes, and draw!
To draw an accurate portrait it’s necessary to measure the features and accurately transfer those measurements to the page. With amusing pictures, she demonstrates how these measurements are acquired.
In addition to these two incredibly helpful free printables, she also explains what parents need to know about art supplies and resources to make smart choices when buying for artistic teens! Also included is three ways that parents can encourage a teen that is frustrated with an imperfect likeness.
So if your teen likes to draw portraits and needs some encouragement hop over and get her printable guide!
Carrie is the owner & operator of Homeschool Giveaways. She has been homeschooling for over a decade and has successfully graduated her first homeschooler. She has two girls and works side by side at home with her awesome husband. She has been saved by grace, fails daily, but continues to strive toward the prize of the high calling of being a daughter of the Most High God.