North Light Books-Mixed Media Portraits. Portraits can be an intidimating subject, but not with Pam Carriker as your teacher. She helps you take on faces one quick sketch at a time for faster, easier, more enjoyable drawing and painting. Not your average book on drawing the face, this book shows easy ways to draw more realistic face in your own signature style. The goal is not to immaculate finished portrait, but a continually growing collection of personal, expressive sketches that you can use and reuse in your mixed-media work. Author: Pam Carriker. Softcover, 160 pages. Published Year: 2015. ISBN 978-1-4403-3895-3. Imported.