How to draw a face: Normal face guideline

Gilgamesh   March 23, 2016   Comments Off on How to draw a face: Normal face guideline

Today tutorial will be about how to draw a face guidelines. Yes, yes, I know. You want to learn how to draw your favorite anime faces, not standard face drawing. But, by learning how to draw normal face guideline, it will help you a lot when you start drawing faces of your favorite anime character.

Whatever that anime character have ridiculous big eyeimpossible pose, or eye position and even impossible physics ,etc.

Let’s start.

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How to draw face guideline:

1- Drawing face: From the Front:

Step 1:  Draw circle:

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Step 2: Draw cross line.

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Step 3: Draw the chin.

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Step 4: Draw the mouth.

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Step 5: Draw the ear.

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Step 6: Draw eye guideline.

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Step 7: Next, draw the eye.

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Step 8: Draw the iris. It might be easier just to draw a circle and then clean it.

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Step 9: Draw the nose.

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Step 10: Draw his head.

Circle shape head:

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Oval-circle shape:

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Complete look:

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2- Drawing faces: From the side:

Step 1: Like usual, start with drawing a circle:

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Step 2: Draw the cross line.

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Step 3: Face drawing. Start from near the eye until the end of the chin.

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Step 4: Draw the head.

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Step 5: Draw the neck.

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Step 6: Draw the ear.

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Step 7: Draw the eye.

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Step 8: Draw the nose.

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Step 9: Draw the mouth.

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Complete look:

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3- Drawing faces: From back of the head:

Step 1: Again, start by draw a circle.

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Step 2: Draw a single line. No need to draw cross lines,  a single line is more then enough for the back of the head.

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Step 3: Start drawing his chin.

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Step 4: Draw the neck.

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Step 5: Clean it.

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Step 6: Draw the ear.

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Step 7: Clean it too.

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Step 8: Add extra features to the ear.

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Step 9: Draw the head.

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Final look:

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Or step nine again for those who like drawing faces with oval shape:

Step 9: Draw oval-circle shape head.

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Final look:

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