There will be days, hours, months and sometimes years when you are feeling very frustrated with creating art. This is an element of the beginning start of learning to draw and paint for most people, but it might surprise you to realise that it doesn’t stop. Many professional artists feel this way regularly and it seems to be part of the process of creating. What can we do when it all gets too much?
One of the common problems and questions I get about portraits is how do I get a likeness? I discuss this and offer some tips on this challenging area. Of course there are many ways to tackle a portrait, here I give some tips based on how I would develop a portrait but if something else works for you, stick with it!