How to Draw Manga Expressions

Artist: Dawn / October 3, 2009

Step 1.

There is eight heads for the facial expressions total and each step will be carried out equally. What you need to do first is draw out eight circles and then draw the facial guidelines on all of them.

Step 2.

You will now start sketching out all the beginning eye shapes that you see on all eight of the heads and or faces. Once that is done you can sketch in the noses too.

Step 3.

Now the expressions will be drawn on the manga faces start with the eyebrows. The eyebrows convey a lot when it comes to drawing faces. Once the eyebrows are drawn you can finish the shape of the eyes and then draw in and color in the pupils. Next sk   

Step 4.

For your last drawing step you will sketch out the shapes of the faces and then sketch out the hair styles. Once that is done you can start cleaning up your work by erasing all of the guidelines and shapes you drew in step one.

Step 5.

In the end your manga emotions should come out looking like the ones you see here. Color them in and you are all done with this tutorial on "how to draw manga expressions step by step".

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Artist: Dawn
Date Added: October 3, 2009
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Description: Hello everyone and welcome to another tutorial lesson. I am going to start the day with a lesson that will teach you “how to draw manga expressions step by step”. Drawing expressions is fun, and even a bit easy. You can play with what you want your manga character to convey through expression, and you can draw their eyes and mouths to do anything. Some of the more popular expressions is what you will be taught today and I think if or when you learn from this tutorial, you will end up with an awesome manga character that is original in appearance, and fun in general. One of my favorite manga emotions is the face that looks sick, and the one that looks angry. The other faces are pretty cool too and you definitely have an awesome variety to choose from. Every manga face is perfectly drawn making them really easy to learn from. This tutorial is probably one of my favorite lessons I have ever drawn in the manga category and I can’t wait to draw and upload more. There is so many different manga aspects to draw that it is almost overwhelming. I do hope though, that you have fun with this lesson that will teach you “how to draw manga expressions step by step”. I still have three more tutorials that need to go up and every one of them is cool and helpful. Peace peeps and have fun drawing.