The Loomis method

This week I got introduced to the masterful books of  Andrew Loomis. One in particular caught my attention: Drawing The Head And Hands. New York: Viking Press

He focuses on facial structures and within the first few pages you are shown all the possibilities/ variations of portraits.

The Loomis Method has got me intrigued and I am looking forward to studying his techniques.

Here is my interpretation of the front cover drawn in charcoal and chalk on toned paper.

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