Realism is a visual art style that depicts the actuality of what the eyes can see.
These spectacular examples of realism belong to artists whose work I highly respect.
Drawing truly realistic people is a skill that I, myself hope to achieve some day.
Some artists have achieved that skill already and their amazing talent inspires us to practise more and more in order to get better by each drawing.
Some of these artists can also give helpful tips for beginners of how to develop one's skills.
”You just get a sharp pencil, smooth Bristol board, and draw in the itty-bitty details. ”
There are many different techniques you can use. Pencils, graphite, coloured pencils, acrylics, ballpens, woodburning, carving, you name it.
Drawing people takes practice -- don't give up after only a few attempts. If you draw a few minutes every day, you will get better.
Drawing realistic people takes time, sensitivity to what you're seeing, and control of your hand-