Construction of the Human Head: Blockouts, Landmarks, Phenotypes

You might know Anatomy for Sculptors from their anatomy references on social media or their bestselling anatomy books for artists. In this conference, Uldis Zarins, the author of the books, will do a workshop on the Construction of the Human Head.

The head is one of the most challenging areas for artists to create, and it is also the part of the human body that speaks to all of us the most. It is essential to get it right!

In this workshop, Uldis will cover the blockouts, basic shapes, bony landmarks, and phenotypes of the human head, which will make you better at understanding and recreating the realistic anatomy of the human head.

The workshop is 40 minutes long, with an additional 10 minutes for Q&A and chats.


  • Uldis Zarins teaches anatomy in the Art Academy of Latvia and is an award-winning sculptor with more than 25 years of experience. In 2015 he started the Anatomy For Sculptors online community.

    Being a dyslectic student in the 2000s, he developed a method for translating medical anatomy texts into visual information that he could use while sculpting.

    With the encouragement of his friends, Ul…

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