How To Draw a Head Step by Step: Back 3/4 View

how To Draw Head 3/4 back view step by step

I really like this method of drawing a three-quarter back view of the human head.

I first started using this technique 1-2 years ago and don’t remember whether I saw it somewhere, was inspired by a diagram or illustration, or invented it myself. If you know where it’s from let me know. I also use it as a great artistic warm-up to raise my motivation and get positive vibes before a drawing session.

Here are some brief notes on the various steps:
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8 Benefits of Atmospheric Perspective


“Street scene” by Theo Prins

Having looked at what is atmospheric perspective and the factors that affect its strength in the previous two posts, here are 8 essential benefits that it can bring to your artworks and photos:

(Reminder: aerial perspective and atmospheric perspective are the same thing and are used interchangeably.) Continue Reading »

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5 Factors That Affect Atmospheric Perspective


Smog over Arequipa, Peru. Photo by Gustavo Madico

Continuing with the atmospheric perspective theme, this post takes a quick visual tour of 5 different factors that affect the strength of aerial perspective. Continue Reading »

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What is atmospheric perspective?

Image by Hans-Peter

Photo by Hans-Peter

Atmospheric perspective – also called aerial perspective – is the effect you get when far away objects take on the colors of atmospheric haze.

Read on to discover eight of the most important things you need to know about atmospheric perspective: Continue Reading »

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