Portrait Drawing For Beginners

Portrait Drawing For Beginners

Turn your selfie into a work of art with Hayley! Perfect for beginners, this experience walks you through the process of tracing directly from a photo to create a simple, yet precise and recognizable portrait drawing. Learn how to use the photo projection to accurately depict certain features in your image and identify areas that can be simplified, then follow along in adding minimal color and detail to perfect your portrait!

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