Half of this drawing is blonde hair

Published by Michael Rose 1 min read

PaperFaces portrait of @luxepain. Always looking to further perfect my hair drawing skills — boy was there a bunch of hair for me to practice on in this sketch! I’m including a few work in progress screen grabs below showing how I built up the hair with pencil line after pencil line after pencil line.

Drawing the face pencil first, watercolor second.

Work in process screenshot

Work in process screenshot

Work in process screenshot

A well placed stroke of white reflection can add a bunch of realism to an eye.

Work in process screenshot

Drawing hair all day every day.

Work in process screenshot

Work in process screenshot

Work in process screenshot

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