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How To Draw a Male in Profile View

Artist: themangacritic / October 18, 2011
How To Draw a Male in Profile View

Step 1.

Alright let's start with the basic guidelines, these are pretty important. First, sketch a circle. Next, draw a straight line on the edge of the circle to represent the front of the face. This should be at a slight angle. Roughly indicate the nose an   

Step 2.

Now let's start working in the facial features. Draw the eye at the center of the head. Drop in the nose, eyebrows, and mouth. Curve and smooth out the edges of the chin and neck a bit. I prefer not to make everything perfectly pointy. Lastly, draw    

Step 3.

Now we're going to start on the hair and clothing. The hair should be a little bit higher than the actual head. Use different pressure on the lines to add some depth to the hair. Now draw in the clothing. Remember to add some wrinkles and folds.

Step 4.

Add the bangs of the hair above the eyes. Most of the hair flows to the right so try to make the strands flow accordingly. Also, just put in some final details like the ear and neck line.

Step 5.

Erase the guidelines we made before. Ink in the permanent lines with a pen to avoid erasing anything you don't want beforehand if you like. The final product should look something like this. Hope I helped!

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Artist: themangacritic
Date Added: October 18, 2011
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Tags: draw faces
Description: When I first started drawing, I always struggled with profile view or side shots since it takes a whole new perspective with the character. Hopefully, my tutorial isn't too hard to follow.