Draw amazingly accurate portraits starting today! Even if you're an absolute beginner, you can render strikingly realistic faces and self-portraits! Instructor and FBI-trained artist Carrie Stuart Parks makes it simple with foolproof step-by-step instructions that are fun and easy to follow. You'll quickly begin to:Master proportions and map facial features accuratelyStudy shapes within a composition and draw them realisticallyUse value, light and shading to add life and depth to any portraitRender tricky details, including eyes, noses, mouths and hairProven, hands-on exercises and before-and-after examples from Parks' students ensure instant success! It's all the guidance and inspiration you need to draw realistic faces with precision, confidence and style!