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Have you ever seen cute Japanese dolls with the huge, babyish eyes? I love them so much, I really should consider changing my username to ilovemanga! Well, here is how to draw them, my style. If you like these, you should check out mark crilley's channel on youtube, master illustrator and manga artist.
 
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Step 1: The face: basic

Picture of the face: basic
First, draw an oval shape, kind of flattened on the top. 

Step 2: The face: final

Picture of the face: final
Now, draw a kind of a flattened V, fancily.add the ears.
PS: The ears should be really low, just when the V kind of bends toward the chin. Earrings can be added later.

Step 3: The eyes

Picture of The eyes
Draw 2 eyebrow like shapes. After that, draw a big uppercase U touching the "eyebrows'. there are many different ways of manga eyes. in this instructable, I am going to show a very easy type of eyes, but also very cute.. After drawing the eyes, make a highlight on the right upper hand corner. Dive the leftover space into half. The one with the highlight will be shaded thickly. the other space will be shaded lightly.

Step 4: The nose

Picture of The nose
Below the right or the left eye, put a small dot and extend it in 2 ways.The result should be a v turned to the right or left.

Step 5: The mouth

Picture of The mouth
For the mouth, it depends on the character's mood. draw a normal, happy mouth to make it look especially cute.

Step 6: The hair

Picture of The hair
Draw the signature manga bangs.If you really want to know, they are just vs.Then draw an upside down U  few centimeters above it. Make the hair long, shoulder-length or short. 
Do you read manga? O.o
lleah1 year ago
Cute!
ilovebooks (author) 1 year ago
wow!!! This is so awesome!! Can you tell me how you did the eyes? Your hair is beautiful.
Anyways, I absolutely love your style!! draw more and publish an instructable on this!
ilovebooks (author) 1 year ago
wow!!! This is so awesome!! Can you tell me how you did the eyes? Your hair is beautiful.
Anyways, I absolutely love your style!! draw more and publish an instructable on this!
Hey. I drew a character myself. I made my own style, though. I drew a circle first, and then put a line curved to the right (the character is facing right) with allowance at the bottom. Then I put a very wide v under it, with the center of the V jutting and bulging out. The lines meet up at the allowance I made. Oh well, this isn't a place to discuss my own work. I just made my own style with the eyes and nose. Could you tell me if my work is good?

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ilovebooks (author) 1 year ago
Thanks!!
Wow these are really good!
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