Now back by popular demand! Using an accessible question-and-answer format, this guide offers straightforward advice from the experts to help you develop your skills and confidence as a portrait artist. Step-by-step illustrations and examples by established artists provide you with answers to questions such as `How do I create a likeness?', `Is light important in portrait painting?' and `What are the proportions of the face?' Tips and techniques are presented in an easily referenced and accessible way, creating a useful and book and a study aid, in one book.