If you plan to place on the picture only the face, place the sheet of paper vertically. Oval label space, which will fill the portrait. Draw a vertical axis – it is to divide the face in half.
Using sight to determine the height and width of the face. Pull the hand with a pencil in front of him, put a pencil the distance that is the width of the face at the level of the cheekbones. Then expand the pencil vertically and check how many times this cut fits from head to chin of the sitter. Fix the same proportions in the figure. Similarly measure the width of the face at the level of the cheeks and chin. Slim light circuit will Refine the shape of the face.
The vertical axis in the center of the face divide into six equal parts. The third part from the top, divide in half. At this level, must be the eyebrows. Draw their shape in exact accordance with the eyebrows of your model depends on the expression as a whole. The contours of the eyebrows is not tracing, fill the space with short strokes that mimic the direction of hair growth.
On the border of third and fourth top parts, draw a horizontal axis for the eye. Their form is very individual. The same as the distance between the eyes – the "average" person it is equal to the length of the eye, but in reality can be more or less.
Approximately on the lower border of the fourth part on top must be the tip of the nose. Determine its form, then fill in the detail on the wings of the nose and define the width of the nose.
Between the fifth and sixth parts draw lips. Their size, determine through sight. Erase all auxiliary lines and the axes in the figure. Multiple contours mark the shape and length of hair.
Shade the portrait. Identify the areas that are lit the most and pick the tone that will match the color of the skin on them. Solid pencil cover these areas of uniform shading. Then continue to paint the picture, moving to darker areas. For them take pencils with greater softness, boost pressure, shorten the distance between adjacent strokes.
The shape of the stroke should follow the contour of the face. You can also use a silver bar on top of the main layer to add additional lines at an angle of 35°-45°. He will help "fix" the form and integrate the different in direction and intensity of the strokes.
When drawing hair, don't forget to leave a flare where they Shine thanks to the lighting. These zones can be left blank.