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I love the contrast of light and dark in this photo. I also love the symmetry that the shadow creates (a line down the middle of her face) Also, I love close ups on emotion, this draws in the audience and makes them feel the emotion.

Incredible photographs of people wearing face paint. Some are great examples for planes when painting

2D or not 2D

Lips studies

Lips studies - Alzheimer's and Dementia ridden individuals lack a voice. They have an inner voice which is full and vibrant and ready. Yet the disease silences them into a remorseful image of hurt and anguish.

Eyes by Elena Tomas Bort, completed as part of Unit 3, Edexcel A Level Art at the Laude British School of Vila-real, Spain.

How to draw realistic eyes within a high school Art project

by Elena Tomas Bort, completed as part of Unit Edexcel A Level Art at the Laude British School of Vila-real, Spain.

awesome high school art. Something to strive for, you 2D realists. Silly images like this could be used to show a side of someones personality that may be shown often when painting a portrait.

Portraiture: An exciting A2 Coursework Project (A Level Art)

An intriguing observational drawing by Gillian Lambert that could easily fit into the Taped, Tied and Bound A2 Art exam theme.

GCSE / IGCSE / A Level Art Exam Ideas 2013

Self-Deception Portraits. Artist and illustrator Gillian Lambert created this series of drawings called "Self-Deception". The artist graduated from Kenyon

lips

Korean artist Sung Jin Kim has a talented obsession (15 photos)

Korean artist Sung Jin Kim seems to be into pouty lips. With his incredible talent and skill, the artist creates these mesmerizing red lips, capturing the sensuality and passion that only a rosebud mouth can embody. Check out this beautiful gallery below.

Wes Naman has taken the sticky office supply to a whole new level with his photography series "Scotch Tape."

Wes Naman is currently based in New Mexico and he has created this hilarious scotch tape series. Naman has stuck layers of tape all around peoples faces giving them rather odd and funny features. Prints are available on his online shop via his website.

Portrait Painting on Card by Art By Doc, via Flickr

Portrait Painting- abstract and colourful. colours could be used to show emotion?

Close up of facial features drawn in detail to express certain emotions

SIMULTANEOUS CONTRAST[[sort of, interaction between blue and red]] - Close up of facial features drawn in detail to express certain emotions

The Gryllus - Cara Thayer & Louie Van Patten

The Collaborative Art of Cara Thayer & Louie Van Patten. "Saccadic I", oil on canvas