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The Big Book of Realistic Drawing Secrets by Carrie Stuart Park

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Make Your Drawing Look Real

STEP-BY-STEP DEMONSTRATION

It’s often a struggle to make a drawing and a picture look alike. This is especially true when you are drawing a family member. It may be that the mouth is causing the difficulties, so you draw it again. And again. And again. The paper starts to thin in that area from all your erasings. You may become frustrated because you can’t see what the problem is in that shape.

Drawing is difficult at times, especially when the shapes you see are subtle. There is a simple solution to helping your poor, beleaguered brain see the elusive shape: the compare tool.

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1. Cheat

Place a sheet of tracing paper ...

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