Introduction to Drawing Portraits with Ken Spirduso


Original price was: $40.00.Current price is: $24.00.

In this BRAND NEW, 6+ Hour course artist & teacher Ken Spirduso (Brother Bear, Lilo & Stitch, Curious George) demos his approach to How to Draw Portraits.

Ken has over 30+ years experience as a professional artist & teacher. He has worked on numerous films as an artist plus has years of college level teaching experience. Now he wants to share his knowledge with you! Watch and follow along as he shares valuable tips & insights. 

Watch as he explains his approach to drawing portraits, breaking down shapes & more. This course includes lectures as well as REAL TIME demonstrations.

You will learn about:

  • Portrait Drawing
  • Understanding Shapes & Negative Shapes
  • Facial Anatomy
  • Drawing Eyes, Noses, Mouths & Ears
  • Bony Landmarks
  • Comparative Measurements
  • Values & Shading
  • Male & Female Faces
  • + Much MORE
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Course Details:

In this course, accomplished accomplished artist Ken Spirduso demonstrates his approach to how to draw portraits. He demos numerous tips,  techniques that he has learned over his career and shares them with you. Including understand the shapes of a face, capture a likeness & more.

This course may be streamed online or downloaded

About Ken Spirduso:

Ken Spirduso is an educator, painter, and concept illustrator. Ken has numerous credits for feature animated films and video games.  He has created concept art & murals for theme parks around the world, has painted book covers, illustrations, and fine art. 

As a layout animation artist, Ken designed environments, camera movement, and lighting for films such as Thumbelina, The Lion King, Pocahontas, Hunchback of Notre Dame, Mulan, Tarzan, Lilo and Stitch, and Brother Bear.  Ken has painted backgrounds for films such as Brother Bear, Curious George, and Princess and the Frog.  

He also has experience teaching art education online and in the classroom. He is currently teaching Visual Development, and Painting at Ringling College of Art and Design: FOLLOW HIM ON INSTAGRAM (@ken_spirduso_artwork)


Subtitles & Closed Captions:

  • English CC
  • Spanish

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2 reviews for Introduction to Drawing Portraits with Ken Spirduso

  1. Erica Bey (verified owner)

    This course was amazing. Super fun. It also helped me better understand some things.

  2. stef.notte (verified owner)

    Great course. For everyone even if you’re not into portraiture, you’ll learn a lot on drawing, skills and just how to use your reference. Helped me greatly.

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