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Collection: Proportions of the Human Head

Proportions of the Human Head/Face For Portrait Drawing. <table border=`0`>  <tbody>  <tr>  <td>    <object width=`640` height=`385` data=`http://www.youtube.com/v/73N65A_PsOM?fs=1&hl=en_US` type=`application/x-shockwave-flash`>  <param name=`allowFullScreen` value=`true` />  <param name=`allowscriptaccess` value=`always` />  <param name=`src` value=`http://www.youtube.com/v/73N65A_PsOM?fs=1&hl=en_US` />  <param name=`allowfullscreen` value=`true` />  </object>  </td>  </tr>  </tbody>  </table>  <p>  <script type=`text/javascript`><!--  google_ad_client = `pub-6730899040960500`;  /* Across top */  google_ad_slot = `1049141337`;  google_ad_width = 728;  google_ad_height = 15;  // --></script>  <script src=`http://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js` type=`text/javascript`></script>  </p>  <p><span style=`font-size: small;`> <strong>Above:</strong> A tutorial about how to draw the human head in the 3/4 pose </span></p>  <p><span style=`font-size: small;`>(Between front and profile view)</span></p>  <p><span style=`font-size: small;`><strong>Below:</strong> The art supplies that I used to make the drawing.</span></p>  <form action=`http://www.jdoqocy.com/interactive` enctype=`application/x-www-form-urlencoded` method=`get`>  <table style=`width: 600px;` border=`0` cellspacing=`0` cellpadding=`5`>  <tbody>  <tr>  <td width=`10%` valign=`top`>`><img src=`http://www.dick-blick.com/items/222/06/22206-0159-2ww-m.jpg` border=`0` alt=`15-Piece Drawing Set` /></td>  <td valign=`top`>  <p><strong><span style=`font-size: medium;`>15-Piece Drawing Set</span></strong></p>  <p><span style=`font-size: x-small;`><strong>Merrill`s Opinion:</strong> Faber-Castell makes the best drawing pencils. These pencils are mixed with graphite and clay and enhance an artists ability to create and layer dark tones. You will see me use this set in almost all of my videos.  </span></p>  <hr />  <input name=`pid` type=`hidden` value=`3724826` /> <input name=`aid` type=`hidden` value=`10495307` /> <input name=`cjsku` type=`hidden` value=`22206-0159` /> <input name=`url` type=`hidden` value=`http://www.dickblick.com/products/faber-castell-9000-pencils/?wmcp=cj&wmcid=feeds&wmckw=22206-0159-8888` /> <input type=`submit` value=`Buy` /></td>  </tr>  </tbody>  </table>  </form>  <p><img src=`http://www.awltovhc.com/image-3724826-10495307` border=`0` alt=`` width=`1` height=`1` /></p>  <form action=`http://www.anrdoezrs.net/interactive` enctype=`application/x-www-form-urlencoded` method=`get`>  <table style=`width: 600px;` border=`0` cellspacing=`0` cellpadding=`5`>  <tbody>  <tr>  <td width=`10%` valign=`top`><img src=`http://www.dick-blick.com/items/204/43/20443-2061-1-2ww-m.jpg` border=`0` alt=`Lyra Graphite Crayons` /></td>  <td valign=`top`>  <p><strong><span style=`font-size: medium;`>Lyra Graphite Crayons</span></strong></p>  <p><span style=`font-size: x-small;`><strong>Merrill`s Opinion:</strong> Do you ever get TIRED of shading with a fine `tip` pencil? Get my `point`? This tool will save you time and money.</span></p>  <p><span style=`font-size: x-small;`>Click `MORE` to see me use this product in a video-</span></p>  <hr />  <input name=`pid` type=`hidden` value=`3724826` /> <input name=`aid` type=`hidden` value=`10495307` /> <input name=`cjsku` type=`hidden` value=`20443-2091` /> <input name=`sid` type=`hidden` value=`2858963` /> <input name=`url` type=`hidden` value=`http://www.dickblick.com/products/lyra-graphite-crayons/?wmcp=cj&wmcid=feeds&wmckw=20443-2091` /> <input type=`submit` value=`Buy` /></td>  </tr>  </tbody>  </table>  </form>  <p><img src=`http://www.ftjcfx.com/image-3724826-10495307` border=`0` alt=`` width=`1` height=`1` /></p>  <form action=`http://www.tkqlhce.com/interactive` enctype=`application/x-www-form-urlencoded` method=`get`>  <table style=`width: 600px;` border=`0` cellspacing=`0` cellpadding=`5`>  <tbody>  <tr>  <td width=`10%` valign=`top`><img src=`http://www.dick-blick.com/items/050/80/05080-9002-2-2ww-m.jpg` border=`0` alt=`Robert Simmons White Sable Brushes` /></td>  <td valign=`top`>  <p><strong><span style=`font-size: medium;`>Robert Simmons White Sable Brushes</span></strong></p>  <p><span style=`font-size: x-small;`><strong>Merrill`s Opinion</strong>: Robert Simmons brushes get better with age. These synthetic brushes collect particles of graphite as they are rubbed on a piece of paper. This enables me to softly move and blend tones. Most often I use the `Flat Size 10` brush but it helps to have a variety of sizes and shapes. </span></p>  <hr />  <input name=`pid` type=`hidden` value=`3724826` /> <input name=`aid` type=`hidden` value=`10495307` /> <input name=`cjsku` type=`hidden` value=`05824-1010` /> <input name=`sid` type=`hidden` value=`2858963` /> <input name=`url` type=`hidden` value=`http://www.dickblick.com/products/robert-simmons-white-sable-brushes/?wmcp=cj&wmcid=feeds&wmckw=05824-1010` /> <input type=`submit` value=`Buy` />  <p> </p>  </td>  </tr>  </tbody>  </table>  </form>  <p><img src=`http://www.awltovhc.com/image-3724826-10495307` border=`0` alt=`` width=`1` height=`1` /></p>  <form action=`http://www.kqzyfj.com/interactive` enctype=`application/x-www-form-urlencoded` method=`get`>  <table style=`width: 600px;` border=`0` cellspacing=`0` cellpadding=`5`>  <tbody>  <tr>  <td width=`10%` valign=`top`><img src=`http://www.dick-blick.com/items/228/66/22866-1059-2ww-m.jpg` border=`0` alt=`Loew-Cornell Blending Stumps` /></td>  <td valign=`top`>  <p><strong><span style=`font-size: medium;`>Loew-Cornell Blending Stumps</span></strong></p>  <p><span style=`font-size: x-small;`><strong>Merrill`s Opinion</strong>- INVALUBLE tools for blending! These will cost you LESS than a trip on the subway (Less than 2 dollars) and enhance your shading capacity substantially! I like Leow-Cornell because the stump is more compact and the tips do not wear as easily as other brands. I use these tools in almost every one of my videos.</span></p>  <hr />  <input name=`pid` type=`hidden` value=`3724826` /> <input name=`aid` type=`hidden` value=`10495307` /> <input name=`cjsku` type=`hidden` value=`22866-4014` /> <input name=`sid` type=`hidden` value=`2858963` /> <input name=`url` type=`hidden` value=`http://www.dickblick.com/products/loew-cornell-blending-stumps/?wmcp=cj&wmcid=feeds&wmckw=22866-4014` /> <input type=`submit` value=`Buy` /></td>  </tr>  </tbody>  </table>  </form>  <p><img src=`http://www.awltovhc.com/image-3724826-10495307` border=`0` alt=`` width=`1` height=`1` /></p>  <form action=`http://www.tkqlhce.com/interactive` enctype=`application/x-www-form-urlencoded` method=`get`>  <table style=`width: 600px;` border=`0` cellspacing=`0` cellpadding=`5`>  <tbody>  <tr>  <td width=`10%` valign=`top`><img src=`http://www.dick-blick.com/items/102/09/10209-OC3-m.jpg` border=`0` alt=`Blick White Sulphite Drawing Paper` /></td>  <td valign=`top`>  <p><strong><span style=`font-size: medium;`>Blick White Sulphite Drawing Paper</span></strong></p>  <p><span style=`font-size: x-small;`><strong>Merrill`s Opinion</strong>: Really, I DARE YOU, try to find a better value than this one! 500 sheets of 80LB (thick) drawing paper for $11.50. AMAZING DEAL!......If you use computer paper to create your drawings, you are ROBBING yourself from seeing what you can really do! This paper has more `tooth` (texture on the surface) than computer paper and your ability to shade will be enhanced. </span></p>  <hr />  <input name=`pid` type=`hidden` value=`3724826` /> <input name=`aid` type=`hidden` value=`10495307` /> <input name=`cjsku` type=`hidden` value=`10209-1033` /> <input name=`sid` type=`hidden` value=`2858963` /> <input name=`url` type=`hidden` value=`http://www.dickblick.com/products/blick-white-sulphite-drawing-paper/?wmcp=cj&wmcid=feeds&wmckw=10209-1033` /> <input type=`submit` value=`Buy` /></td>  </tr>  </tbody>  </table>  </form>  <p><img src=`http://www.ftjcfx.com/image-3724826-10495307` border=`0` alt=`` width=`1` height=`1` /></p>  <p>  <script type=`text/javascript`><!--  google_ad_client = `pub-6730899040960500`;  /* 336x280, created 5/25/10 */  google_ad_slot = `4879899694`;  google_ad_width = 336;  google_ad_height = 280;  // --></script>  <script src=`http://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js` type=`text/javascript`></script>  <table style=`border-color: #4f0802; border-width: 0px;` border=`0`>  <tbody>  <tr>  <td><span style=`font-size: small;`>Click on the images to go to the other four parts of this series.<br /><br />Welcome to the fifth and final installment of my series about drawing the human head from memory. This video will give you a dizzying amount of information on how to draw the head at 3/4 view. Lets start out by observing what happens when the head turns. Notice what little space the face takes up when the head is turned in profile view. Notice that the back of the head becomes more rounded as the face seems to shrink. Lets take a closer look at the face. The green shape connects the two outer corners of the eye and the outer corners of the mouth. Observe what happens to this trapezoid shape as the head turns from side to side. Notice that as the green shape gets smaller, the back of the head becomes more rounded. Now lets look at a silhouette of the face. Be sure to observe what happens to the silhouette of the face at 3/4 view- It is no longer an oval shape. There are indentations and protrusions<br /><br />In the 3/4 view of the head, there is an indentation by the eye and a protrusion at the cheekbone and mouth. This is due to underlying bone and muscle structures.<br /><br />Now, lets look at the individual features of the face starting with the eyes. Notice that the eye shifts in shape as the head turns. When the head is in profile... the shape of the eye looks like a Hershey`s kiss turned to the side.....as the head turns, it morphs to an almond shape. Since I am teaching you how to draw the eye 3/4 view for this video, we will remember that the 3/4 view eye resembles Pac Mans mouth. Notice that the pupil and iris are more oval like and that there is no white on the inner corner of the eye. <br /><br />Now lets observe the nose. Notice the relationship between the nose and the cheek. In the 3/4 view, the nose is partially covering the cheek and almost to the edge of the face. Notice how the nostrils shift as the head turns. When you draw a head in 3/4 view, you essentially draw 1 1/2 nostrils. <br /><br />As for the mouth, take a few seconds to notice the changes. The top lip morphs from a flattened M shape from the front....to a lightning bolt shape in 3/4 view. The bottom lip has a squared section and triangles on each side. <br /><br />The ears move from being close to the center of the head from profile view, to the edge of the head in front view. In 3/4 view, the ears seem to be at the verge of protruding through the back of the head....but they are not there yet. <br /><br />Now its time for the demonstration. Since we studied a male head in the first part of the video, lets switch it up and draw a female head. Just follow the directions for each step and also on the shading tutorial. <br /><br />Step 1: Draw the shape that you see. Notice that it is an egg shape with various protrusions and indentations. This is the most difficult step so take some extra time. <br /><br />Step 2: Notice the rectangular shape. The four dots are the centers of each eye and the corners of each mouth. Place each dot in the appropriate place. Then, about 2/3 of the way down add a line for the bottom of the nose. <br />Step 3: Add the eyebrows and ears.<br />Step 4: Fill in the eye shape. Remember the Pac Man rule. Here is a close up. <br />Step 5: Complete the nose. Notice the solid line leading from the bottom of the nose to the brow. Also, remember the rule about 1 1/2 nostrils. Here is a close up.<br />Step 6: Complete the mouth. Overall the mouth looks like a flattened heart shape. For now, put in one solid shape and ignore the rules that you learned before. We will make the rectangular shape on the bottom lip and the lightning bolt shape on the top when we shade. <br />Shape 7 Add the hair. Be creative, you dont have to re create this hairstyle.</span></td>  <td><span style=`font-size: small;`> </span></td>  </tr>  </tbody>  <script type=`text/javascript`><!--  google_ad_client = `pub-6730899040960500`;  /* 336x280, created 5/25/10 */  google_ad_slot = `4879899694`;  google_ad_width = 336;  google_ad_height = 280;  // --></script>  <script src=`http://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js` type=`text/javascript`></script>  <script type=`text/javascript`><!--  google_ad_client = `pub-6730899040960500`;  /* 336x280, created 5/25/10 */  google_ad_slot = `4879899694`;  google_ad_width = 336;  google_ad_height = 280;  // --></script>  <script src=`http://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js` type=`text/javascript`></script>  </table>  </p> Proportions of the Human Head/Face For Portrait Drawing Part 4. <p> </p>  <p>  <table style=`width: 800px; height: 423px;` dir=`ltr` border=`0` frame=`box` align=`left`>  <tbody>  <tr>  <td style=`text-align: left;`><span style=`font-size: large;`>This video is a demonstration of me drawing a female head at the side profile view. Grab your pencil and paper and follow along.</span></td>  <td>  <object width=`640` height=`385` data=`http://www.youtube.com/v/NkDrHLo2gdY?fs=1&hl=en_US&color1=0x5d1719&color2=0xcd311b` type=`application/x-shockwave-flash`>  <param name=`allowFullScreen` value=`true` />  <param name=`allowscriptaccess` value=`always` />  <param name=`src` value=`http://www.youtube.com/v/NkDrHLo2gdY?fs=1&hl=en_US&color1=0x5d1719&color2=0xcd311b` />  <param name=`allowfullscreen` value=`true` />  </object>   </td>  <script type=`text/javascript`><!--  google_ad_client = `pub-6730899040960500`;  /* Across top */  google_ad_slot = `1049141337`;  google_ad_width = 728;  google_ad_height = 15;  // --></script>  <script src=`http://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js` type=`text/javascript`></script>  </tr>  </tbody>  </table>   </p>  <p> </p>  <p> </p>  <form action=`http://www.anrdoezrs.net/interactive` enctype=`application/x-www-form-urlencoded` method=`get`>  <p> </p>  <p>  <table style=`width: 600px;` border=`0` cellspacing=`0` cellpadding=`5`>  <tbody>  <tr>  <td width=`10%` valign=`top`>`><img src=`http://www.dick-blick.com/items/222/06/22206-0159-2ww-m.jpg` border=`0` alt=`15-Piece Drawing Set` /></td>  <td valign=`top`>  <p><strong><span style=`font-size: medium;`>15-Piece Drawing Set</span></strong></p>  <p><span style=`font-size: x-small;`><strong>Merrill`s Opinion:</strong> Faber-Castell makes the best drawing pencils. These pencils are mixed with graphite and clay and enhance an artists ability to create and layer dark tones. You will see me use this set in almost all of my videos.  </span></p>  <hr />  <input name=`pid` type=`hidden` value=`3724826` /> <input name=`aid` type=`hidden` value=`10495307` /> <input name=`cjsku` type=`hidden` value=`22206-0159` /> <input name=`url` type=`hidden` value=`http://www.dickblick.com/products/faber-castell-9000-pencils/?wmcp=cj&wmcid=feeds&wmckw=22206-0159-8888` /> <input type=`submit` value=`Buy` /></td>  </tr>  </tbody>  </table>  </p>  <table style=`width: 600px;` border=`0` cellspacing=`0` cellpadding=`5`>  <tbody>  <tr>  <td width=`10%` valign=`top`><img src=`http://www.dick-blick.com/items/204/43/20443-2061-1-2ww-m.jpg` border=`0` alt=`Lyra Graphite Crayons` /></td>  <td valign=`top`>  <p><strong><span style=`font-size: medium;`>Lyra Graphite Crayons</span></strong></p>  <p><span style=`font-size: x-small;`><strong>Merrill`s Opinion:</strong> Do you ever get TIRED of shading with a fine `tip` pencil? Get my `point`? This tool will save you time and money.</span></p>  <p><span style=`font-size: x-small;`>Click `MORE` to see me use this product in a video-</span></p>  <hr />  <input name=`pid` type=`hidden` value=`3724826` /> <input name=`aid` type=`hidden` value=`10495307` /> <input name=`cjsku` type=`hidden` value=`20443-2091` /> <input name=`sid` type=`hidden` value=`2858963` /> <input name=`url` type=`hidden` value=`http://www.dickblick.com/products/lyra-graphite-crayons/?wmcp=cj&wmcid=feeds&wmckw=20443-2091` /> <input type=`submit` value=`Buy` /></td>  </tr>  </tbody>  </table>  </form><form action=`http://www.tkqlhce.com/interactive` enctype=`application/x-www-form-urlencoded` method=`get`>  <table style=`width: 600px;` border=`0` cellspacing=`0` cellpadding=`5`>  <tbody>  <tr>  <td width=`10%` valign=`top`><img src=`http://www.dick-blick.com/items/050/80/05080-9002-2-2ww-m.jpg` border=`0` alt=`Robert Simmons White Sable Brushes` /></td>  <td valign=`top`>  <p><strong><span style=`font-size: medium;`>Robert Simmons White Sable Brushes</span></strong></p>  <p><span style=`font-size: x-small;`><strong>Merrill`s Opinion</strong>: Robert Simmons brushes get better with age. These synthetic brushes collect particles of graphite as they are rubbed on a piece of paper. This enables me to softly move and blend tones. Most often I use the `Flat Size 10` brush but it helps to have a variety of sizes and shapes. </span></p>  <hr />  <input name=`pid` type=`hidden` value=`3724826` /> <input name=`aid` type=`hidden` value=`10495307` /> <input name=`cjsku` type=`hidden` value=`05824-1010` /> <input name=`sid` type=`hidden` value=`2858963` /> <input name=`url` type=`hidden` value=`http://www.dickblick.com/products/robert-simmons-white-sable-brushes/?wmcp=cj&wmcid=feeds&wmckw=05824-1010` /> <input type=`submit` value=`Buy` />  <p> </p>  </td>  </tr>  </tbody>  </table>  </form><form action=`http://www.kqzyfj.com/interactive` enctype=`application/x-www-form-urlencoded` method=`get`>  <table style=`width: 600px;` border=`0` cellspacing=`0` cellpadding=`5`>  <tbody>  <tr>  <td width=`10%` valign=`top`><img src=`http://www.dick-blick.com/items/228/66/22866-1059-2ww-m.jpg` border=`0` alt=`Loew-Cornell Blending Stumps` /></td>  <td valign=`top`>  <p><strong><span style=`font-size: medium;`>Loew-Cornell Blending Stumps</span></strong></p>  <p><span style=`font-size: x-small;`><strong>Merrill`s Opinion</strong>- INVALUBLE tools for blending! These will cost you LESS than a trip on the subway (Less than 2 dollars) and enhance your shading capacity substantially! I like Leow-Cornell because the stump is more compact and the tips do not wear as easily as other brands. I use these tools in almost every one of my videos.</span></p>  <hr />  <input name=`pid` type=`hidden` value=`3724826` /> <input name=`aid` type=`hidden` value=`10495307` /> <input name=`cjsku` type=`hidden` value=`22866-4014` /> <input name=`sid` type=`hidden` value=`2858963` /> <input name=`url` type=`hidden` value=`http://www.dickblick.com/products/loew-cornell-blending-stumps/?wmcp=cj&wmcid=feeds&wmckw=22866-4014` /> <input type=`submit` value=`Buy` /></td>  </tr>  </tbody>  </table>  </form><form action=`http://www.tkqlhce.com/interactive` enctype=`application/x-www-form-urlencoded` method=`get`>  <table style=`width: 600px;` border=`0` cellspacing=`0` cellpadding=`5`>  <tbody>  <tr>  <td width=`10%` valign=`top`><img src=`http://www.dick-blick.com/items/102/09/10209-OC3-m.jpg` border=`0` alt=`Blick White Sulphite Drawing Paper` /></td>  <td valign=`top`>  <p><strong><span style=`font-size: medium;`>Blick White Sulphite Drawing Paper</span></strong></p>  <p><span style=`font-size: x-small;`><strong>Merrill`s Opinion</strong>: Really, I DARE YOU, try to find a better value than this one! 500 sheets of 80LB (thick) drawing paper for $11.50. AMAZING DEAL!......If you use computer paper to create your drawings, you are ROBBING yourself from seeing what you can really do! This paper has more `tooth` (texture on the surface) than computer paper and your ability to shade will be enhanced. </span></p>  <hr />  <input name=`pid` type=`hidden` value=`3724826` /> <input name=`aid` type=`hidden` value=`10495307` /> <input name=`cjsku` type=`hidden` value=`10209-1033` /> <input name=`sid` type=`hidden` value=`2858963` /> <input name=`url` type=`hidden` value=`http://www.dickblick.com/products/blick-white-sulphite-drawing-paper/?wmcp=cj&wmcid=feeds&wmckw=10209-1033` /> <input type=`submit` value=`Buy` /></td>  </tr>  </tbody>  </table>  </form>  <p><img src=`http://www.ftjcfx.com/image-3724826-10495307` border=`0` alt=`` width=`1` height=`1` /></p> Proportions of the Human Head/Face For Portrait Drawing Part 3. <p>  <object width=`640` height=`385` data=`http://www.youtube.com/v/qB8zclUMy18?fs=1&hl=en_US` type=`application/x-shockwave-flash`>  <param name=`allowFullScreen` value=`true` />  <param name=`allowscriptaccess` value=`always` />  <param name=`src` value=`http://www.youtube.com/v/qB8zclUMy18?fs=1&hl=en_US` />  <param name=`allowfullscreen` value=`true` />  </object>  </p>  <p>  <script type=`text/javascript`><!--  google_ad_client = `pub-6730899040960500`;  /* Across top */  google_ad_slot = `1049141337`;  google_ad_width = 728;  google_ad_height = 15;  // --></script>  <script src=`http://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js` type=`text/javascript`></script>  </p>  <p><span style=`font-size: small;`><strong>Above:</strong> A video that covers the proportions of the head at the profile (side) view.</span></p>  <p><span style=`font-size: small;`><strong>Below:</strong> The materials that I use to draw.</span></p>  <form action=`http://www.jdoqocy.com/interactive` enctype=`application/x-www-form-urlencoded` method=`get`>  <table style=`width: 600px;` border=`0` cellspacing=`0` cellpadding=`5`>  <tbody>  <tr>  <td width=`10%` valign=`top`>`><img src=`http://www.dick-blick.com/items/222/06/22206-0159-2ww-m.jpg` border=`0` alt=`15-Piece Drawing Set` /></td>  <td valign=`top`>  <p><strong><span style=`font-size: medium;`>15-Piece Drawing Set</span></strong></p>  <p><span style=`font-size: x-small;`><strong>Merrill`s Opinion:</strong> Faber-Castell makes the best drawing pencils. These pencils are mixed with graphite and clay and enhance an artists ability to create and layer dark tones. You will see me use this set in almost all of my videos.  </span></p>  <hr />  <input name=`pid` type=`hidden` value=`3724826` /> <input name=`aid` type=`hidden` value=`10495307` /> <input name=`cjsku` type=`hidden` value=`22206-0159` /> <input name=`url` type=`hidden` value=`http://www.dickblick.com/products/faber-castell-9000-pencils/?wmcp=cj&wmcid=feeds&wmckw=22206-0159-8888` /> <input type=`submit` value=`Buy` /></td>  </tr>  </tbody>  </table>  </form>  <p><img src=`http://www.awltovhc.com/image-3724826-10495307` border=`0` alt=`` width=`1` height=`1` /></p>  <form action=`http://www.anrdoezrs.net/interactive` enctype=`application/x-www-form-urlencoded` method=`get`>  <table style=`width: 600px;` border=`0` cellspacing=`0` cellpadding=`5`>  <tbody>  <tr>  <td width=`10%` valign=`top`><img src=`http://www.dick-blick.com/items/204/43/20443-2061-1-2ww-m.jpg` border=`0` alt=`Lyra Graphite Crayons` /></td>  <td valign=`top`>  <p><strong><span style=`font-size: medium;`>Lyra Graphite Crayons</span></strong></p>  <p><span style=`font-size: x-small;`><strong>Merrill`s Opinion:</strong> Do you ever get TIRED of shading with a fine `tip` pencil? Get my `point`? This tool will save you time and money.</span></p>  <p><span style=`font-size: x-small;`>Click `MORE` to see me use this product in a video-</span></p>  <hr />  <input name=`pid` type=`hidden` value=`3724826` /> <input name=`aid` type=`hidden` value=`10495307` /> <input name=`cjsku` type=`hidden` value=`20443-2091` /> <input name=`sid` type=`hidden` value=`2858963` /> <input name=`url` type=`hidden` value=`http://www.dickblick.com/products/lyra-graphite-crayons/?wmcp=cj&wmcid=feeds&wmckw=20443-2091` /> <input type=`submit` value=`Buy` /></td>  </tr>  </tbody>  </table>  </form>  <p><img src=`http://www.ftjcfx.com/image-3724826-10495307` border=`0` alt=`` width=`1` height=`1` /></p>  <form action=`http://www.tkqlhce.com/interactive` enctype=`application/x-www-form-urlencoded` method=`get`>  <table style=`width: 600px;` border=`0` cellspacing=`0` cellpadding=`5`>  <tbody>  <tr>  <td width=`10%` valign=`top`><img src=`http://www.dick-blick.com/items/050/80/05080-9002-2-2ww-m.jpg` border=`0` alt=`Robert Simmons White Sable Brushes` /></td>  <td valign=`top`>  <p><strong><span style=`font-size: medium;`>Robert Simmons White Sable Brushes</span></strong></p>  <p><span style=`font-size: x-small;`><strong>Merrill`s Opinion</strong>: Robert Simmons brushes get better with age. These synthetic brushes collect particles of graphite as they are rubbed on a piece of paper. This enables me to softly move and blend tones. Most often I use the `Flat Size 10` brush but it helps to have a variety of sizes and shapes. </span></p>  <hr />  <input name=`pid` type=`hidden` value=`3724826` /> <input name=`aid` type=`hidden` value=`10495307` /> <input name=`cjsku` type=`hidden` value=`05824-1010` /> <input name=`sid` type=`hidden` value=`2858963` /> <input name=`url` type=`hidden` value=`http://www.dickblick.com/products/robert-simmons-white-sable-brushes/?wmcp=cj&wmcid=feeds&wmckw=05824-1010` /> <input type=`submit` value=`Buy` />  <p> </p>  </td>  </tr>  </tbody>  </table>  </form>  <p><img src=`http://www.awltovhc.com/image-3724826-10495307` border=`0` alt=`` width=`1` height=`1` /></p>  <form action=`http://www.kqzyfj.com/interactive` enctype=`application/x-www-form-urlencoded` method=`get`>  <table style=`width: 600px;` border=`0` cellspacing=`0` cellpadding=`5`>  <tbody>  <tr>  <td width=`10%` valign=`top`><img src=`http://www.dick-blick.com/items/228/66/22866-1059-2ww-m.jpg` border=`0` alt=`Loew-Cornell Blending Stumps` /></td>  <td valign=`top`>  <p><strong><span style=`font-size: medium;`>Loew-Cornell Blending Stumps</span></strong></p>  <p><span style=`font-size: x-small;`><strong>Merrill`s Opinion</strong>- INVALUBLE tools for blending! These will cost you LESS than a trip on the subway (Less than 2 dollars) and enhance your shading capacity substantially! I like Leow-Cornell because the stump is more compact and the tips do not wear as easily as other brands. I use these tools in almost every one of my videos.</span></p>  <hr />  <input name=`pid` type=`hidden` value=`3724826` /> <input name=`aid` type=`hidden` value=`10495307` /> <input name=`cjsku` type=`hidden` value=`22866-4014` /> <input name=`sid` type=`hidden` value=`2858963` /> <input name=`url` type=`hidden` value=`http://www.dickblick.com/products/loew-cornell-blending-stumps/?wmcp=cj&wmcid=feeds&wmckw=22866-4014` /> <input type=`submit` value=`Buy` /></td>  </tr>  </tbody>  </table>  </form>  <p><img src=`http://www.awltovhc.com/image-3724826-10495307` border=`0` alt=`` width=`1` height=`1` /></p>  <form action=`http://www.tkqlhce.com/interactive` enctype=`application/x-www-form-urlencoded` method=`get`>  <table style=`width: 600px;` border=`0` cellspacing=`0` cellpadding=`5`>  <tbody>  <tr>  <td width=`10%` valign=`top`><img src=`http://www.dick-blick.com/items/102/09/10209-OC3-m.jpg` border=`0` alt=`Blick White Sulphite Drawing Paper` /></td>  <td valign=`top`>  <p><strong><span style=`font-size: medium;`>Blick White Sulphite Drawing Paper</span></strong></p>  <p><span style=`font-size: x-small;`><strong>Merrill`s Opinion</strong>: Really, I DARE YOU, try to find a better value than this one! 500 sheets of 80LB (thick) drawing paper for $11.50. AMAZING DEAL!......If you use computer paper to create your drawings, you are ROBBING yourself from seeing what you can really do! This paper has more `tooth` (texture on the surface) than computer paper and your ability to shade will be enhanced. </span></p>  <hr />  <input name=`pid` type=`hidden` value=`3724826` /> <input name=`aid` type=`hidden` value=`10495307` /> <input name=`cjsku` type=`hidden` value=`10209-1033` /> <input name=`sid` type=`hidden` value=`2858963` /> <input name=`url` type=`hidden` value=`http://www.dickblick.com/products/blick-white-sulphite-drawing-paper/?wmcp=cj&wmcid=feeds&wmckw=10209-1033` /> <input type=`submit` value=`Buy` /></td>  </tr>  </tbody>  </table>  </form>  <p><img src=`http://www.ftjcfx.com/image-3724826-10495307` border=`0` alt=`` width=`1` height=`1` />   <table style=`width: 599px; height: 22px;` border=`0`>  <tbody>  <tr>  <td>Hey its Merrill. I recommend that you watch parts 1 and 2 before you watch Part 3... Click on the pictures to see parts 1 and 2.Welcome to part 3 of my workshop on proportions for portrait drawing ... This series is made for art students and this part will cover the profile (side) view of the head. I hope to give you some easy to remember rules and a formula, so that you will be able to draw the human head from your memory. Lets get started by reviewing what we learned already. Videos one and two proved that 1.) The eyes are not at the center of the head. 2.) Its generally five eye lengths across the face if you include the ears. 3.) Its one eye length between the two eyes. 4.) The outer corners of the nose generally lines up with the outer edge of the tear duct in the eye. 5.) The corners of the mouth is generally not as wide as the midpoint of the eye (but its close) 6.) The ears generally fall between the upper eyelid and the bottom of the nose. Now, lets look at the head from the side/profile view and add to our existing knowledge. 1.) The first question asks. Is the head more tall?......... or is it more deep? In other words, lets compare the distance between the chin and the top of the head.......Wow, it looks close......but there is a strange reason for that...........Observe the slope of the forehead and the shape of the top of the head. When we measure from the jaw line we go up to the top front of the head.......which is lower in height than the back of the head when we are looking forwards. Notice the difference when we measure the distance from the chin to the top....back of the head....there is no comparison anymore. For our purposes, lets think of the head as an egg shape from the side. But the egg is not straight up and down, it is at an angle.......HMMMM egg shaped....maybe Stewie`s head isn`t that out of proportion.Now that we understand the basic shape of the head from the side, lets look for universal rules. A good place to start is Leonardo DaVinci 2.) Leonardo said, `The distance from the middle of the nose to the bottom of the chin, is half the length of the face.` This rule applied to all 8 of the models.....and the middle of the nose as a half way point, compliments what we learned in Video 1 and 2. Lets add it to our formula.3.) Leonardo also measured the distance between the chin and the throat and the mouth and the bottom of the chin as equal distances. This rule applied to all 8 of the models.4.) he also said, `From the chin to the back of the neck, is the same distance as between the mouth and the roots of the hair.` Once again, this rule applied to all 8 models.The three previous rules were helpful, but some of Davinci`s formula didnt apply to our models......For instance, The space from the chin to the base of the nose e f is the third part of the face and equal to the length of the nose and to the forehead. This breaks the face up in to three equal parts....but it only applied to five of our models.<br />Finally, DaVinci stated, `From the eyebrow to the junction of the lip with the chin, and the angle of the jaw and the upper angle where the ear joins the temple will be a perfect square.......... Zero out of eight people formed a perfect square from the four points that DaVinci named. I am mentioning this because we should keep the relationship between these four points in the back of our mind when we draw from observation, but lets leave them out of our proportion formula. One of the biggest mistakes that students make when drawing the head from profile is the depth of the ear, or on other words, how far back it is from the face. I recently came across a website that stated that the ear is exactly half the distance between the face and the back of the head.......WRONG!!!! It is definitely further back than that. The green line measures the distance from the face to the midpoint of the ear and the red line measures the distance between the midpoint of the ear and the back of the head. I estimate that the midpoint of the ear is 55 to 70 percent of the distance from the face to the back of the head. Be sure to notice that there is a range of values rather than a universal rule, so we will have to average our answer. Now I am going to test a measurement from one of my former teachers at the Art Students League of New York who taught me that there is an imaginary equilateral triangle that connects the pupil, the back arch of the ear and the chin. When I tested this measurement, it existed in 7 of the 8 people I measured. However, there is a flaw to this system. Notice that the bottom point exists at different points on the jaw line. But overall, this measurement helps us see that it is usually an equal distance between the eyes and the chin, the eyes and the ear and the chin and the ear.</td>  </tr>  </tbody>  </table>  </p> Proportions of the Human Head/Face For Portrait Drawing Part 2. <p>  <object width=`640` height=`385` data=`http://www.youtube.com/v/3fd9kQWBdLM?fs=1&hl=en_US` type=`application/x-shockwave-flash`>  <param name=`allowFullScreen` value=`true` />  <param name=`allowscriptaccess` value=`always` />  <param name=`src` value=`http://www.youtube.com/v/3fd9kQWBdLM?fs=1&hl=en_US` />  <param name=`allowfullscreen` value=`true` />  </object>  </p>  <p>  <script type=`text/javascript`><!--  google_ad_client = `pub-6730899040960500`;  /* Across top */  google_ad_slot = `1049141337`;  google_ad_width = 728;  google_ad_height = 15;  // --></script>  <script src=`http://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js` type=`text/javascript`></script>  </p>  <p><span style=`font-size: medium;`><strong>Above:</strong> Formula for Proportions of the Human Face (and step by step video)</span></p>  <p><span style=`font-size: medium;`><strong>Below:</strong> Materials that I used in the video</span></p>  <form action=`http://www.jdoqocy.com/interactive` enctype=`application/x-www-form-urlencoded` method=`get`>  <table style=`width: 600px;` border=`0` cellspacing=`0` cellpadding=`5`>  <tbody>  <tr>  <td width=`10%` valign=`top`>`><img src=`http://www.dick-blick.com/items/222/06/22206-0159-2ww-m.jpg` border=`0` alt=`15-Piece Drawing Set` /></td>  <td valign=`top`>  <p><strong><span style=`font-size: medium;`>15-Piece Drawing Set</span></strong></p>  <p><span style=`font-size: x-small;`><strong>Merrill`s Opinion:</strong> Faber-Castell makes the best drawing pencils. These pencils are mixed with graphite and clay and enhance an artists ability to create and layer dark tones. You will see me use this set in almost all of my videos.  </span></p>  <hr />  <input name=`pid` type=`hidden` value=`3724826` /> <input name=`aid` type=`hidden` value=`10495307` /> <input name=`cjsku` type=`hidden` value=`22206-0159` /> <input name=`url` type=`hidden` value=`http://www.dickblick.com/products/faber-castell-9000-pencils/?wmcp=cj&wmcid=feeds&wmckw=22206-0159-8888` /> <input type=`submit` value=`Buy` /></td>  </tr>  </tbody>  </table>  </form>  <p><img src=`http://www.awltovhc.com/image-3724826-10495307` border=`0` alt=`` width=`1` height=`1` /></p>  <form action=`http://www.anrdoezrs.net/interactive` enctype=`application/x-www-form-urlencoded` method=`get`>  <table style=`width: 600px;` border=`0` cellspacing=`0` cellpadding=`5`>  <tbody>  <tr>  <td width=`10%` valign=`top`><img src=`http://www.dick-blick.com/items/204/43/20443-2061-1-2ww-m.jpg` border=`0` alt=`Lyra Graphite Crayons` /></td>  <td valign=`top`>  <p><strong><span style=`font-size: medium;`>Lyra Graphite Crayons</span></strong></p>  <p><span style=`font-size: x-small;`><strong>Merrill`s Opinion:</strong> Do you ever get TIRED of shading with a fine `tip` pencil? Get my `point`? This tool will save you time and money.</span></p>  <p><span style=`font-size: x-small;`>Click `MORE` to see me use this product in a video-</span></p>  <hr />  <input name=`pid` type=`hidden` value=`3724826` /> <input name=`aid` type=`hidden` value=`10495307` /> <input name=`cjsku` type=`hidden` value=`20443-2091` /> <input name=`sid` type=`hidden` value=`2858963` /> <input name=`url` type=`hidden` value=`http://www.dickblick.com/products/lyra-graphite-crayons/?wmcp=cj&wmcid=feeds&wmckw=20443-2091` /> <input type=`submit` value=`Buy` /></td>  </tr>  </tbody>  </table>  </form>  <p><img src=`http://www.ftjcfx.com/image-3724826-10495307` border=`0` alt=`` width=`1` height=`1` /></p>  <form action=`http://www.tkqlhce.com/interactive` enctype=`application/x-www-form-urlencoded` method=`get`>  <table style=`width: 600px;` border=`0` cellspacing=`0` cellpadding=`5`>  <tbody>  <tr>  <td width=`10%` valign=`top`><img src=`http://www.dick-blick.com/items/050/80/05080-9002-2-2ww-m.jpg` border=`0` alt=`Robert Simmons White Sable Brushes` /></td>  <td valign=`top`>  <p><strong><span style=`font-size: medium;`>Robert Simmons White Sable Brushes</span></strong></p>  <p><span style=`font-size: x-small;`><strong>Merrill`s Opinion</strong>: Robert Simmons brushes get better with age. These synthetic brushes collect particles of graphite as they are rubbed on a piece of paper. This enables me to softly move and blend tones. Most often I use the `Flat Size 10` brush but it helps to have a variety of sizes and shapes. </span></p>  <hr />  <input name=`pid` type=`hidden` value=`3724826` /> <input name=`aid` type=`hidden` value=`10495307` /> <input name=`cjsku` type=`hidden` value=`05824-1010` /> <input name=`sid` type=`hidden` value=`2858963` /> <input name=`url` type=`hidden` value=`http://www.dickblick.com/products/robert-simmons-white-sable-brushes/?wmcp=cj&wmcid=feeds&wmckw=05824-1010` /> <input type=`submit` value=`Buy` />  <p> </p>  </td>  </tr>  </tbody>  </table>  </form>  <p><img src=`http://www.awltovhc.com/image-3724826-10495307` border=`0` alt=`` width=`1` height=`1` /></p>  <form action=`http://www.kqzyfj.com/interactive` enctype=`application/x-www-form-urlencoded` method=`get`>  <table style=`width: 600px;` border=`0` cellspacing=`0` cellpadding=`5`>  <tbody>  <tr>  <td width=`10%` valign=`top`><img src=`http://www.dick-blick.com/items/228/66/22866-1059-2ww-m.jpg` border=`0` alt=`Loew-Cornell Blending Stumps` /></td>  <td valign=`top`>  <p><strong><span style=`font-size: medium;`>Loew-Cornell Blending Stumps</span></strong></p>  <p><span style=`font-size: x-small;`><strong>Merrill`s Opinion</strong>- INVALUBLE tools for blending! These will cost you LESS than a trip on the subway (Less than 2 dollars) and enhance your shading capacity substantially! I like Leow-Cornell because the stump is more compact and the tips do not wear as easily as other brands. I use these tools in almost every one of my videos.</span></p>  <hr />  <input name=`pid` type=`hidden` value=`3724826` /> <input name=`aid` type=`hidden` value=`10495307` /> <input name=`cjsku` type=`hidden` value=`22866-4014` /> <input name=`sid` type=`hidden` value=`2858963` /> <input name=`url` type=`hidden` value=`http://www.dickblick.com/products/loew-cornell-blending-stumps/?wmcp=cj&wmcid=feeds&wmckw=22866-4014` /> <input type=`submit` value=`Buy` /></td>  </tr>  </tbody>  </table>  </form>  <p><img src=`http://www.awltovhc.com/image-3724826-10495307` border=`0` alt=`` width=`1` height=`1` /></p>  <form action=`http://www.tkqlhce.com/interactive` enctype=`application/x-www-form-urlencoded` method=`get`>  <table style=`width: 600px;` border=`0` cellspacing=`0` cellpadding=`5`>  <tbody>  <tr>  <td width=`10%` valign=`top`><img src=`http://www.dick-blick.com/items/102/09/10209-OC3-m.jpg` border=`0` alt=`Blick White Sulphite Drawing Paper` /></td>  <td valign=`top`>  <p><strong><span style=`font-size: medium;`>Blick White Sulphite Drawing Paper</span></strong></p>  <p><span style=`font-size: x-small;`><strong>Merrill`s Opinion</strong>: Really, I DARE YOU, try to find a better value than this one! 500 sheets of 80LB (thick) drawing paper for $11.50. AMAZING DEAL!......If you use computer paper to create your drawings, you are ROBBING yourself from seeing what you can really do! This paper has more `tooth` (texture on the surface) than computer paper and your ability to shade will be enhanced. </span></p>  <hr />  <input name=`pid` type=`hidden` value=`3724826` /> <input name=`aid` type=`hidden` value=`10495307` /> <input name=`cjsku` type=`hidden` value=`10209-1033` /> <input name=`sid` type=`hidden` value=`2858963` /> <input name=`url` type=`hidden` value=`http://www.dickblick.com/products/blick-white-sulphite-drawing-paper/?wmcp=cj&wmcid=feeds&wmckw=10209-1033` /> <input type=`submit` value=`Buy` /></td>  </tr>  </tbody>  </table>  </form>  <p><img src=`http://www.ftjcfx.com/image-3724826-10495307` border=`0` alt=`` width=`1` height=`1` />   <table style=`width: 600px; height: 418px;` border=`0`>  <tbody>  <tr>  <td>Face Proportions For Portrait Drawing- Formula Hey welcome back everybody....Its Merrill, I recommend that you watch part 1 before you see part 2. Just click on the image if you havent seen part 1 yet. <br />This is a very important video for anyone who wants to learn portraiture. In this video, I will model the formula taught in part 1 to teach you how to draw a face from your memory. In order to make things easy to remember, I will demonstrate my process step by step. People who memorize these steps will be able to draw a human face from memory without a reference image. Lets get started.<br />Step 1: Draw an oval. Next put a horizontal line through the oval, slightly higher than the half way point. Then add four evenly spaced dots. These four dots will mark the inner and outer corners of each eye. Remember that there is one eye length in between the two eyes. It is imperative that the dots are evenly spaced. You will also need two bigger dots to mark the center of each eye. <br />Step 2: Now add a rectangular shape. The rectangle should be taller than it is wide. The corners of the rectangle should line up with the two dots that mark the center of each eye. <br />Step 3: Add the ears and eyebrows. The ears most often line up with the top of the eye and the bottom of the nose. <br />Step 4: Add the eye shape. Generalized eyes are almond shaped. You will see the bottom of the iris but not the top. Most eyes also have a second line for the eyelid above the eye.<br />Step 5: Add the nose. Notice that I did not add lines for the bridge of the nose. The only lines that exist on a nose are towards the bottom. <br />Step 6: Add the lips. Generally, the top lip is M shaped and smaller than the bottom one, which is bowl shaped. When the face is calm, the corners of the mouth usually does not line up with the middle of the eye. <br />Step 7: Add hair. Be creative.In this experiment, I have taken the most common formulas for facial proportion and tested them on a group of people in a similar pose. I used a computer program to help me take accurate measurements. I made sure that my control group was comprised of both males and females and were of many different races. <br /><br />So lets get started with a very common proportion rule. The question is- Is it one eye length between each eye? The answer, as you can see, is yes. But this was the only rule that I found to be universally correct.<br /><br />Lets stick with the eyes for question 2. It is often stated that it is five eye lengths across the face. It turns out that for 9 of the 10 people that I tested, that rule is incorrect. I found that if you included the width of the ear on to the face, then that rule would be closer to true, but definitely not universal. Of the control group, only one person, had a fit, so we can conclude that this proportion does exist, but it does not fit the majority of people and thus, shouldn`t be part of a drawing formula. <br /><br />I recently saw on the internet that the outer corners of the nose, should line up with the inner corners of the eye. Only one of 10 people that I tested proved that proportion to be true. There were also two people who came close. Once again, we can conclude that this proportion does exist, but it does not fit the majority of people and thus, shouldn`t be part of a drawing formula. Most often, the outer nose lined up where the tear ducts met the white of the eye. For the record, I hope that the lady in the bottom left never catches a cold. <br /><br />Question four asks: Does the pupil and iris line up with the corners of the mouth when the face is calm? I will warn you that this was the most difficult to answer, because the mouth is the most variable feature of the face. The shape slightly differs from person to person and it moves a lot. I found that only two people had eyes and mouths which lined up, but, everybody except the gentleman on the top left was extremely close. So, despite the results, I would include this measurement for a general face proportion formula, but I would also be sure to observe the person who I am drawing to get my answer. It is also important to note that 8 of the 10 peoples mouths fit between the lines drawn down from the middle of each eye.<br /><br /><br /><br /><br />Since question five is related to the placement of the ears, I changed a few of the photos in the control group. In order to gauge this, I had to be able to see the ears clearly. Most portrait formulas state that the ears go from the top of the eye to the bottom of the nose. This turned out to be a pretty accurate statement. Question six is directly related to question five and asks whether the nose and the ears are generally the same size. Although there were only two exact measurements, every other person was very close in measurement. So we can conclude that it is Accurate to say that the ear generally</td>  </tr>  </tbody>  </table>  </p> Proportions of the Human Head/Face For Portrait Drawing Part 1. <p style=`TEXT-ALIGN: center`>  <table style=`width: 650px; height: 997px;` border=`0`>  <tbody>  <tr>  <td>  <object width=`640` height=`385` data=`http://www.youtube.com/v/yMLZbyODHA0?fs=1&hl=en_US` type=`application/x-shockwave-flash`>  <param name=`allowFullScreen` value=`true` />  <param name=`allowscriptaccess` value=`always` />  <param name=`src` value=`http://www.youtube.com/v/yMLZbyODHA0?fs=1&hl=en_US` />  <param name=`allowfullscreen` value=`true` />  </object>  <script type=`text/javascript`><!--  google_ad_client = `pub-6730899040960500`;  /* Across top */  google_ad_slot = `1049141337`;  google_ad_width = 728;  google_ad_height = 15;  // --></script>  <script src=`http://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js` type=`text/javascript`></script>  </td>  </tr>  <tr>  <td>  <p style=`text-align: center;`><a href=`http://www.anrdoezrs.net/click-3724826-805539?sid=2858963` target=`_top`><img src=`http://www.tqlkg.com/image-3724826-805539` border=`0` alt=`www.DickBlick.com - Online Art Supplies` width=`234` height=`60` /></a></p>  </td>  </tr>  <tr>  <td>Search the internet or your library for information on the proportions of the human face. You will find a ton of information, but each source seems to say something different. This is video 1 in a series of videos which will make you less confused about the proportions of the human face. You will be less confused, because I will give you proof that a lot of the formulas that you learned for portrait drawing were wrong. At the end of this video, I will give you a new formula to help you draw the human face from memory.<br /><br />In this experiment, I have taken the most common formulas for facial proportion and tested them on a group of people in a similar pose. I used a computer program to help me take accurate measurements. I made sure that my control group was comprised of both males and females and were of many different races. <br /><br />So lets get started with a very common proportion rule. The question is- Is it one eye length between each eye? The answer, as you can see, is yes. But this was the only rule that I found to be universally correct.<br /><br />Lets stick with the eyes for question 2. It is often stated that it is five eye lengths across the face. It turns out that for 9 of the 10 people that I tested, that rule is incorrect. I found that if you included the width of the ear on to the face, then that rule would be closer to true, but definitely not universal. Of the control group, only one person, had a fit, so we can conclude that this proportion does exist, but it does not fit the majority of people and thus, shouldn`t be part of a drawing formula. <br /><br />I recently saw on the internet that the outer corners of the nose, should line up with the inner corners of the eye. Only one of 10 people that I tested proved that proportion to be true. There were also two people who came close. Once again, we can conclude that this proportion does exist, but it does not fit the majority of people and thus, shouldn`t be part of a drawing formula. Most often, the outer nose lined up where the tear ducts met the white of the eye. For the record, I hope that the lady in the bottom left never catches a cold. <br /><br />Question four asks: Does the pupil and iris line up with the corners of the mouth when the face is calm? I will warn you that this was the most difficult to answer, because the mouth is the most variable feature of the face. The shape slightly differs from person to person and it moves a lot. I found that only two people had eyes and mouths which lined up, but, everybody except the gentleman on the top left was extremely close. So, despite the results, I would include this measurement for a general face proportion formula, but I would also be sure to observe the person who I am drawing to get my answer. It is also important to note that 8 of the 10 peoples mouths fit between the lines drawn down from the middle of each eye.<br /><br />Since question five is related to the placement of the ears, I changed a few of the photos in the control group. In order to gauge this, I had to be able to see the ears clearly. Most portrait formulas state that the ears go from the top of the eye to the bottom of the nose. This turned out to be a pretty accurate statement. Question six is directly related to question five and asks whether the nose and the ears are generally the same size. Although there were only two exact measurements, every other person was very close in measurement. So we can conclude that it is Accurate to say that the ear generally goes between the upper eye and the bottom of the nose and is very close in height to the nose. <br /><br />Now lets test the most common and controversial face proportion question.....Are the eyes at the exact half way point of the head? You will find top results on the search engines stating that this is the case. I once had a teacher who insisted this and took off points on any student who disagreed with him.....If he only did his homework! The eyes are NOT at the center of the head. The actual middle of the head is just below the orbits of each eye. There was only one person whose eyes were measured as the center of their head, and of course it was MacAulay Culkin.</td>  </tr>  </tbody>  </table>  </p>  <p> </p>  <p style=`text-align: center;`><a href=`http://www.anrdoezrs.net/click-3724826-805539?sid=2858963` target=`_top`></a> </p>
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