Create Lifelike Portraits:

How to make the faces you draw and paint look real

You created a portrait of someone you love.

And while you’re proud of the work, nothing beats that audible GASP in wonder and delight when they receive it.

It proudly hangs in their home, perfectly capturing the person you painted.

Here’s the thing…

creating portraits isn’t harder than any other topic…

…you just think it is.

Observe the growth Kim had after 5 days of study.

There are simple, easy-to-use techniques you can use today to capture better likeness.

And it doesn’t have to take years (or 10,000 hours).

Proudly draw and paint the people you love

Introducing…Fantastic Faces in 5-Days 

Improve the portraits you create in as little as 5 days and enjoy of lifetime of techniques that improve all of your art.

Confidently Capture Likeness in Your Portraits

Fantastic Faces in 5-Days helps you go from drawing mediocre portraits to producing something really lifelike.

Uncover the tips and techniques specific to faces that make your portraits look like actual people.

Observe the growth Esther had after 5-days of study:

The truth is that I almost passed up “Fantastic Faces in Five Days” because the course name felt like overpromising,

but when I looked at your website and watched one of your videos there, I immediately sensed the grounded, intelligent, sincere qualities that I appreciate so much in you.

Shae Irving

Have you felt like no matter how hard you try you’re missing something in your portrait that you can’t quite figure out?

To make matters worse, the longer you stare at the work and your reference, the less you can see.

Inside Fantastic Faces in 5-Days you will improve you skill in portraiture so you can create stronger, more confident art. Stop feeling like faces aren’t your thing when you really want them to be!

Fantastic Faces in 5-Days provides easy-to-use concrete strategies that will help you capture likeness, whether you are observing someone from life or working from a photograph.

I know how many believe drawing people is “the hardest thing” anyone can do,

which is why I want to prove you can draw realistically.

Because if you can draw realistic faces of family and friends, you can feel even greater permission to show up for your art

and begin to develop and refine your unique artist voice.

Imagine if you didn’t have to wonder anymore about whether you could draw that portrait of your grandchild or nephew,

but instead created lovely artworks to capture important moments in your life with the people that matter?

Let’s train that brain of yours to see all of the little details that make your portraits jump off the page

and capture that unique likeness of each person you draw or paint.


Frequently Asked Questions

 When does the course start and finish?

The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course – you decide when you start and when you finish.



 What if I am unhappy with the course?

We would never want you to be unhappy! You have 7 days to try the program.

If you do not see improvement in your ability to draw faces in 5 days after:

    1. completing all of the assignments,
    2. posting in the comments,
    3. and receiving feedback from Carrie,

we require you to ask for your money back.


How long do I have access to the course?

How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like – across any and all devices you own.



Teachers can help you see things you couldn’t before.

I want to help you overcome any blocks, whether they be mindset or somewhere you feel stuck when it comes to capturing likeness.

Offering you support through feedback and demonstrations will truly reinforce your learning (that’s science-backed) 

and help you take these new skills and ideas forward into any art you choose to create.

If your definition of success, of being good at art, includes capturing likeness of people in portraits, I’m here to help.

You can draw realistically.

You can even draw faster.

I can’t wait to see your growth and cheer you on inside Fantastic Faces in 5-Days.


Carrie from Artist Strong