Introduction: Draw a Basic Face

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draw an oval

draw a cross shape across the face, one line vertically and one line horizontally

draw circles for eyes in the middle of the face

Step 1: Eyes & Nose

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make a pupil in the corner of your eye, add a white circle to show light reflecting off your eye

make a hook from the top of your eye down the front of your face (lightly)

add a ball at the end of the line for your nose

leave enough space for a mouth and a chin

Step 2: Shading!

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make a curvature at the bottom of your nose, right above the mouth

erase lines from your face

add eyebrows

shade with your finger the right half of your face

Step 3: Highlighting

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to add brightness use an eraser

highlight under the eyebrow, the bridge of your nose and your cheeks

Step 4: Your Almost Done ;)

add hair

your done :)


StevenW35 (author)2015-11-03

How do you know where the shading is? Great tips on shading. Could you take a pictures each step.

Delaneyparshall (author)2015-11-03

the drawing is really good! i like the video and how it is time lapsed the only thing is I would add a link to your instructable on Pinterest.

Michael Doss (author)2015-11-03

you can draw really good and i like the time lapse video.

caderobinson (author)2015-11-03

cool drawing, i could easily draw a face just by following your steps. good job

tomatoskins (author)2015-11-02

That looks so cool! Thanks for sharing and welcome to the community!

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