You will need
  • paper;
  • - pencils;
  • - eraser;
  • paper for sketches.
Select the model for posing and put her on a chair, sofa or armchair. You can draw a woman in a long evening dress or to portray her in a cozy home atmosphere, for example, with a book in his hand or a blanket. Think about the lighting that should highlight the model.
Equip your workplace. Select the appropriate view. Take a large sheet of paper and attach it to an easel or other smooth surface. Next lay out pencils of different softness, eraser, a few small sheets of paper that you'll need to outline.
Carefully review the model. To find a good composition, make a few sketches on a small sheet of paper. Define the main proportions and apply them on the paper barely visible lines. Label the head, torso, arms and legs. Below figure had the highest similarity with the original, it is important for you to grasp the characteristic features of the model and try to convey it on paper.
Discuss facial features and hair. At first thin lines mark the eyebrows, eyes, nose and mouth. Determine the correct proportions. Then draw all the facial features. Don't forget the hair. If they styled – try to transfer it on the paper, flowing hair will draw the curls.
Carefully draw the neck, shoulders, hands. Mark clothing and existing accessories. If the model is portrayed in the interior, it needs to be transferred schematically.
After you have completed the drawing of a woman, proceed to the elaboration of the volume. First, take a medium soft pencil and stroke of the shadow. Solid pencil draw part of the face, some curls, draw folds on clothes. The strokes should highlight the shape and to convey the texture. Don't try to shade the whole figure a light place, you can leave the study with a pencil. In the end, take a dark pencil and highlight some parts, such as eyes, a couple of curls, folds on the clothes. Your work will become completed.