How TO Draw Characters For the Artistically Challenged


Budding artists can hone their skills and learn to draw character portraits with this fun and original interactive guide, featuring more than forty full-color illustrations and prompts to help complete them.

For anyone who loves to create art but may feel a little unsure of their skills, this charming and inspiring handbook helps you master the ability to draw all kinds of people and faces. How to Draw Characters for the Artistically Challenged includes forty different looks to sketch. Each entry features a painted watercolor outline of a face or body, and a corresponding page of suggested facial and body features, hairdos, and adornments you can use to finish creating the work.

The "Elvis Impersonator," for example, includes a lip curl and three different hairstyles to choose from: "day-off Elvis," "stage Elvis," and "dressing room Elvis," which features his signature coif topped with foam curlers. The "Wrestler" features athletes of three different body types: "heavyweight," "featherweight," and "holiday weight," complete with a bag of chips and a soda.

Packed with fun and accessible exercises, How to Draw Characters for the Artistically Challenged is essential for aspiring artists of all ages.


  • 96 Pages
  • English


  • 7.4 x 0.4 x 7.9 inches

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