Thursday, September 12, 2013

Drawing Hair Tutorial: Guest Post by Lauren

Dear Imps, during the Fan Fiction contest, a lovely piece called The Golden Light was submitted, along with a stunning illustration of Starflower (aka. Dame Imraldera). I was so impressed by Lauren's drawing ability, particularly her hair! And she very graciously agreed to do a tutorial on her method . . . which I now have the pleasure of presenting to you!

So, without further ado, I give you:

Lauren on Drawing Hair


Final Drawing

Thank you so much, Lauren! You are quite the talent, and I appreciate you taking the time to share your secrets.
What do you think, imps? Ready to draw some hair??? I need to go pull out my pencils and give this a try . . .
If you enjoyed this tutorial, you can find more from Lauren at her blog: Likeness of Love. Do follow her!


Clara said...

Beautiful! I noticed her hair when I saw this lovely picture during the Fan Fiction contest, and it's so cool to see a tutorial on how to create her hair! I don't have any talent where art is concerned, but I certainly do enjoy looking at the masterpieces other people come up with:)

Hannah said...

Gorgeous! Thank you, Lauren! I really appreciated this. You have a masterful grasp of the art of shading.

Jenelle Leanne said...

That is beautiful. I am incredibly amazed by anyone who can draw anything. I will not be attempting this, the Lord did not put "drawing" or "art" into my bag of talents.

Becky said...

Ooooo, if I can make the time, I want to try doing this. Once upon a time I could draw if I had a picture. Lauren, your drawing is quite stunning. Thank you for sharing.

Meredith said...

Such a clever idea to have a tutorial on drawing hair of all things. I'm sure it's something that's not easy. Did you draw with a dark shade of black or brown, (using a colored pencil), or did you use some other medium? In my Braille copy of Starflower, the person who wrote the cover description described the hair color as "rich dark," so I visualize dark chocolate. I know it must be lovely.

"The Golden Light" was a phenomenal poem, so you are a very talented poet as well. You truly captured Starflower's fear and ultimate decision to trust her guide. Keep up the excellent work. God bless you.

Unknown said...

Wow! That's spectacular. Just out of curiosity, Lauren, how long have you been drawing?

J. L. Mbewe said...

Wow! Thanks for sharing with us, Lauren and Anne Elisabeth! I've never taken a drawing class, but art is close to my heart, so I definitely want to experiment with this! Thank you!

art courses said...

Phenomenal!!! you really have got magic in your hands...!! Keep it up!