It's just a matter of breaking it down into a few simple shapes that you already know how to draw. In this tutorial, you will learn how to mix and match hair, features, and accessories to create your own unique cartoon characters. We'll guide you through the fundamentals of facial proportion, the basic shapes that give your character expression, and the simple lines that can take a face from happy to sad and angry to just plain cool.
This is part 1 of 3. I came up with the original methods in these 3 tutorials by measuring over a dozen adult faces, so each tutorial carries over the same measuring techniques. The proportions are different for females.
Draw kite shaped faces. Drawing heart shaped faces. Drawing rectangle shaped faces.
Faces are the basic part of the human anatomy, and can display a wide variety of emotions. In a portrait or artwork of people, faces would be the main focal point, so each stroke has a significant effect on what mood is portrayed. Drawing a face correctly is a huge step towards becoming a great artist. In this article, you will see the technique for drawing particular face-shapes.
In this lesson, we'll look at how to draw a face and we'll cover several approaches. We'll begin by exploring the process of drawing a face from the frontal view. In these series of steps, we'll cover the general locations of the facial features and learn a few proportional comparisons that you can use to ensure that your facial features are in the correct location.
If you want to draw lifelike portraiture, knowing how to draw facial features is essential. Now, before you can draw an entire face, you must first learn to draw each of the facial features individually. Only by taking one feature at a time can you learn the anatomy well and understand what to look for and what to capture in your drawing.
A doodle I made a while back of Biker! Ignoring facial features like noses and lips, the two main parts that stick out of the front of the head are going to be your cheek bone and your brow bone. I think these are the features you want to primarily focus on either emphasizing or de-emphasizing depending on your style.
Knowing how to draw a face and head accurately and realistically is key to developing effective characters. When it comes to drawing heads, nothing is set in stone; different characters have vastly different features. However, a basic understanding of how to draw and a grounding in head anatomy will enable you to experiment confidently, and these skills will certainly improve your drawings.