Welcome to my very first post! I have been spending time this weekend working on faces. I rediscovered some Burne Hogarth books on my shelf and started to work with some of the head stuff.
His writing is a bit dry in my opinion, but he does know his stuff. I started with just sketching some of his heads from where he talks about the cranial sphere relative to the facial wedge from different perspectives of the head. While I sketched his drawings, I started to pick up on certain features like the cheekbones and the extruded brow above the eyes. After a couple hours of that I jumped in and began adapting it into my style of illustration. I had a few weird failed attempts but I got it to start working for me. Check out my results after the jump.Read More