Resources/Advice-Heads and Faces

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Here is a second resource journal brought on because all the portraits I've been doing this week! The first journal was Stuff to Listen to While Drawing. This is basically a huge list of tutorials and references. At the end I talk about two 3D models of heads that have been super useful to me recently!

Face Tutorial by alexds1 :bulletblue: Face Tutorial by phobs :bulletblue: Reference Head and Face by what-i-do-is-secret :bulletblue: Men that look like men by what-i-do-is-secret :bulletblue: Face Drawing Tutorial by travelingpantscg :bulletblue: Random Face tutorial by out-of-the-rain :bulletblue: How to draw all sorts of crap by coelasquid :bulletblue: Basic Proportions Video by Sycra

Eyes: Coloring Eyes by lostie815 :bulletred: Semi-realistic-anime Eye Tutorial and Reference by qinni :bulletred: Eye Tutorial Resourse by conceptcookie :bulletred: more eye tips by moni158 :bulletred: eye tutorial by davidsequeira :bulletred: Eye Structure Video by Proko :bulletred: How to Draw Eyes Video by Sycra

Nose: Nose Tutorial Resource by conceptcookie :bulletwhite: Drawing anime noses by moni158 :bulletwhite: Different nose types by moni158 :bulletwhite: nose tutorial by davidsequeira :bulletwhite: How to Draw a Nose - Anatomy and Structure Video by Proko :bulletwhite: How to Draw Noses Video by Sycra

Mouth: Anime and Realism lips tips by moni158 :bulletpink: Drawing lips by moni158 :bulletpink: the lip tutorial by polararts :bulletpink: tutorial on how I draw lips by haxpunch :bulletpink: How to Draw Lips - Anatomy and Structure Video by Proko :bulletpink: How to Draw Mouths Video by Sycra

Ears: Tutorial Ears by kaoyux :bulletyellow: Ear Tutorial by tapetalcookie :bulletyellow: ear tutorial by twosilverstars :bulletyellow: mouth and ear tutorial by davidsequeira :bulletyellow: How to Draw Ears - Anatomy and Structure Video by Proko

Hair: Drawing Ethnic Hair by wingedtwilight :bulletblack: Hairstyles Straight by fyuvix :bulletblack: Hair Styles by genshiken-rj :bulletblack: Hair Style References by chatops3 :bulletblack: How to Draw Hair Video by Proko :bulletblack: BEARD TYPES VERY IMPORTANT

Expressions: Expression Tutorial by alexds1 :bulletpurple: Fun with Facial Expressions by what-i-do-is-secret :bulletpurple: Expressions by sharpie91 v:bulletpurple: Emotions and Facial Expression by majnouna :bulletpurple: Lackadaisy Expressions by tracyjb :bulletpurple: Tom and Granddad by kse332 :bulletpurple: Drawing expression tips by moni158 

Lighting: Face Lighting Studies by lostie815 :bulletorange: Face shading trials by what-i-do-is-secret :bulletorange: Face shading basic planes by what-i-do-is-secret :bulletorange: Light Source Tutorial by thepurplesorcerer :bulletorange: Global Lighting Tutorial by angelus-tenebrae :bulletorange: Lighting Heads  

Other: Skin: Skin Tutorial Part 1 & Part 2 by navate Neck: Drawing Necks by moni158 Ages: Younger vs Older Features by thundercake :bulletpurple: Character Aging Sheet by deejuusan :bulletpurple: Face Tutorial by juliajm15

Angles and Perspective: Head Perspective Chart by yuumei :bulletgreen: Head and Eyes Angles by washu-m :bulletgreen: Face Angles by moni158 :bulletgreen: Quick Facial Anatomy Tips by smirtouille :bulletgreen: Head Perspective :bulletgreen: Videos by Proko: Drawing the Head From Any Angle :bulletgreen: Extreme Angles :bulletgreen: Frontal View :bulletgreen: Profile View :bulletgreen:

3D Models of Heads:
In the 3D warehouse is a model called 3D head by DJS elite UK (it is a little polygonal, if you want to make it smoother–select the head, go to windows>soften edges and move the slider right) I like this head because: 1) it looks like Velvare 2) you can change the lighting by going to windows>shadows (shadows needs to be checked on in the View menu) This is really great for getting lighting on the face at whatever angle you want!

Posemaniacs Beta Head
This head looks like Bruce Willis, AKA my dad who also looks like Bruce Willis. I like it because 1) it is more realistic and masculine than the sketchup head 2) The tools for rotating the head are more user friendly here than Sketchup 3) since it’s a website, you don’t need to download anything, you just need the link 4) It has a feature to flip the model vertically which is very helpful! However, you can’t change the lighting here, so it just comes from straight forward. There are also 3D models of hands (and a foot) here that are super helpful as well.
Lil warning: it automatically opens to a model of a nude male torso, just so you're wary to follow the link when you’re in the living room with your sheltered homeschool family all around, because ahah. ahah. That’d be awkward. (It was only awkward in my head, I don’t think they even noticed) :XD:

That's about it. I shall be adding to this list as I come across more useful resources!
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Gabriels-OhNo's avatar
Ah thank you Lostie!