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StumbleUpon Looking back at my tutorials on drawing the head, I realized that I covered individual features, but completely left out hair. This tutorial will is split into 3 parts: The Basics, Types of Hair, and a Step by Step drawing. I’ll start this first part of the series with common mistakes that I see all the time. Common Mistakes when Drawing Hair Forgetting about the volumes This is the most common mistake I see from newer students. Too Much Texture This one is similar to the first, but this can still happen even if one pays attention to the volumes. Impatience – Bad Design There are so many random little shapes in hair, that good design is a necessity. Sharp Outlines I’m referring the the outer edge between the hair and background and also the connection between hair and skin. Consider the Form Underneath the Hair Spherical Skull Most hair styles you will draw will be affected by the skull underneath. The groups of hair wrap around the form underneath and inherit the same light patterns. Shadow
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