Susan Lyon

Susan Lyon: Mastering Portrait Drawing

Video Length: 1 Hour
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Master the art of portraiture drawing with expert Susan Lyon. Known for her all-around artistic knowledge, Susan walks you through the step-by-step process of drawing a portrait with the eye of an artist.

Susan emphasizes a kind approach to art making, not putting pressure on herself or her drawings. With Susan as your guide, you'll improve your artistic eye and drawing skills at a realistic speed and develop as a draftsman in impressive ways.

Whether you're using pastel pencil as Susan demonstrates, or graphite or charcoal, you'll be mesmerized by the skill level and composition created.


You will learn:

  • How to light your model correctly and use the right materials and paper
  • Portrait drawing tips for measuring your composition, achieving artistic observational skills and how to draw shadow and light shapes
  • How to avoid rushing and build your work layer-by-layer, developing your accuracy
  • And more!


"What I hope to accomplish is to convey the whimsical beauty I see around me, as well as to make the viewer smile when they look at my work." ~Susan Lyon