'DRAW-A-LONG' (With Me) - Part 5 - BeardsOK so last week I covered one technique for creating skin tones, as promised this week I am looking at how to draw the Ewan's Beard. Firstly I have to say that I treat beards in the same way I draw hair regardless of where it is on the body'DRAW-A-LONG' (With Me) - Part 5 - Beards by Paul-Shanghai
I have looked for short-cuts, magical solutions, inventive tools and spiritual guidance when it comes to drawing hair, and have only recently woke up to the fact that the only way to draw hair is by well drawing it! Yeah I know not much of a revelation but my eyes have been opened to the fact that you do in fact need to treat it as any other part of a portrait, it have lines, shades, tones and structure and as with a nose, ear or eye you need to treat each element in the same way.
I have produced a selection of step by step pictures to show how I am drawing 'Ewan's' Beard it only shows the right hand side, but is equally the same for his moustache etc.
Following on from the shading tutorial,