Book Review: Portrait Drawing For Kids

cover-portrait drawing for kidsTitle: Portrait Drawing For Kids: A Step-by-Step Guide to Drawing Faces

Author: Angela Rizza

Genre: Non-Fiction, Drawing, How-To

Rating: 5 Stars

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Description/Synopsis:

Anyone can take a picture—but drawing a person with recognizable likeness takes practice. Portrait drawing offers a completely unique interpretation of your subject, and Portrait Drawing for Kids gives budding artists the skill set they need to draw pictures of themselves, their family, and friends.

Broken down into simple, step-by-step instructions, this book will teach you every aspect of portraiture, from features of the face, to capturing emotions, to techniques like shading and highlighting. This drawing for kids book will help you take your artistic talents to the next level—beginning with a sharpened pencil.

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Portrait Drawing For Kids by Angela Rizza is a great starter art book for children or beginning artists looking to get into drawing portraits. I found it contained a lot of portrait examples as well as useful examples on light, shading, individual features, form, and white space exercises. As an experienced portrait artist myself, I can confidently say that this is a good place to get some solid beginner info.