I was looking through my “How To Draw Realistic Portrait From Photographs” course and I found this video that I think you’d really like.
It explains the difference between a “hard edge” and a “soft edge”.
This is a big secret to realistic drawing.
If you are a beginner who find that your portrait just looks a little “off”, you might find that answer to your problem in this short video:
Hard Edge vs Soft Edge
If you wanna learn more about portrait drawing, check out my “Portrait Fundamentals Made Simple” course.
It’s a very beginner-friendly course that walks you through all the basics of portraiture, from constructing a basic head, facial proportions, drawing the features, and finally drawing a realistic portrait step-by-step.