I teach a portrait drawing class once a week at my school. It's comprised of really dedicated art students from Grades 4-7. They choose this class so it's a lovely group of kids (all girls!)
The girls printed photo references off the internet. This was one of their finally projects once they had learned all about proportion, symmetry, practiced drawing all the different facial features, etc.
Some of them used simply pencil, others watercolour pencils, coloured pencils and watercolours.
|pencil plus watercolours, Grade 7|
|Grade 6, coloured pencils|
|Grade 5, watercolour pencils|
The student below (Grade 7) did a series of three drawings of Frances Bean Cobain: