Have you ever seen a realistic portrait and wished that you knew how to create something similar? Thanks to My Modern Met Academy's new course, Realistic Portrait Drawing Made Easy, you'll discover all the tips, tricks, and techniques to produce a portrait that looks incredibly real. Taught by accomplished artist Matheus Macedo, who is known for his realistic drawings, this online class takes you step by step through the creative process.
While we normally think of drawings as two-dimensional works of art, Fabio Gonçalves manages to fool the eye with his...
Drawing may be a two-dimensional art form, but David Morrison is able to create illustrations that resemble the real-life subject.
Open one of Bea Obcena‘s sketchbooks and you'll find a gallery of pencil drawings. The Philippines-based artist fills paper spreads with portraits of celebrities, copies of figures from famous paintings, and so much more. Each page displays her masterful ability to render shading, texture, and dimension in graphite. Sketchbooks often provide insight into how an artist works. In Obcena's case, we find pencil illustrations accompanied by numerous handwritten notes describing the content.
Some works of art are realistic, while others appear so true-to-life that they blow your mind.
Learning how to draw people is often cited as one of the most difficult subjects.
UK-based artist Emma Towers-Evans brings her subjects to life in hyperrealistic portraits using only graphite and charcoal. Each one is so meticulously drawn that it can easily be confused with a black and white photograph. As a self-taught artist, she has been honing her skills in pencil drawing since her teenage years. Now, she is well known for rendering portraits in mind-boggling detail.
It’s no secret that drawing a human portrait is a challenge.
Plants are usually known for their beautiful flowers, leaves, and branches, but there is a whole other side to them...
Enigmatic women become one with nature in the portrait paintings of Argentinian artist Sofia Bonati. She uses a combination of graphite pencils, watercolor, and gouache to render ethereal female figures in ornately patterned environments that are full of color and delicate details. “I enjoy capturing human emotions through figure paintings,” she tells My Modern Met. “I find it easier to express myself through this theme.
It's easy to mistake the drawings of 25-year-old Aria for reality.
It's not easy to create a three-dimensional object in a two-dimensional medium, but artist An Jae-hyun shows how he does...