How to Draw a Face for Beginners

Artist: Dawn / April 11, 2015

Step 1.

As I draw each face, notice how elongated and smaller the eyes become. The baby face is probably the only face here that excessively uses circles for the build. The child face becomes less circular, but still soft cheeked with less defined ears. As w   

Step 2.

Try to get yourself familiarized with the various poses that you can stylize your character in. When you're illustrating a manga comic, you're going to have to get used to drawing numerous face positions. What if you don't know how to draw your chara   

Step 3.

The most important part about drawing lips, is the amount of detail and definition that their drawn with. The less defined is the most easiest to draw. The longer the lips are drawn, the more masculine they will appear. The moderately defined lips is   

Step 4.

Draw the head shape for the face guide then sketch in the facial guidelines.

Step 5.

Define the shape of her face and then draw in the straight lined bangs. Add separation lines for the bangs and you can proceed to step six.

Step 6.

You will use the facial guidelines to draw the thick, bold upper eye lids, then draw the eyebrows.

Step 7.

We will complete the eyes by drawing the eyeballs, then draw in the nose, mouth and cheek blush marks.

Step 8.

We are almost done drawing a face. All we need to do is add a head which is in the form of her hairstyle. The head shape is rounded and she is also wearing pigtails. Add a small piece of hair sticking up on the back of her head as well.

Step 9.

Finish off your face by drawing the neck, shoulder and rest of the short hair. Add trim line to the collar as well. Erase the guidelines and mistakes too.

Step 10.

Here is the line art when you are all done. Now you can color in your drawing and show folks what you have done.

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Artist: Dawn
Date Added: April 11, 2015
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Description: Another lesson that folks keep asking me for is a tut that shows you how to draw a face for beginners, step by step. This tutorial should help all those who are struggling with drawing faces. There are tip steps and helpful information that will aid the successful completion for you when drawing a face for beginners. I hope you all have fun and I also hope that this will help those who are having a hard time with drawing a face.