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Learn Manga: Emotions

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Another lesson with a few examples of main expressions for drawing authentic manga characters. :D
Hope you can get the best out of it and don't forget to look at real expressions to understand the
different characteristica.

:star:I'm also preaparing some more emotions and expressions for you so you can take it as a refference
guide while drawing.

More is coming soon ;) ^__^
Nashi

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FireComicNotHardHobbyist Digital Artist
I trying to make a Comic series and I can copy off it if i need help! Thank you so  much! Peridot icon [f2u!] 
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Alice-AsylumProfessional Digital Artist
this is beyond helpful!
Kviesgaard's avatar
A tutorial?
Nice.
I-found-a-carrot's avatar
I-found-a-carrotHobbyist Traditional Artist
I feel like the scared face doesn't look very scared
Gargapitics's avatar
Fantastic !
FoxyBrush's avatar
Thank you very much >//<
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unknownsmilyart1Hobbyist General Artist
I'm good at emotions when it comes to drawing
Hands, feet, eyes, and proportions on the other hand...
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CosacoStudent Traditional Artist
Thanks for this :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
chanmenandro's avatar
how can i learn this? im new here..i want to improve my self on arts..please help me on this matter
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JwgirlHobbyist General Artist
Can we download these for offline use?
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FantasaicProductionsHobbyist General Artist
Looks like Levy from fairy tail <3
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BlackFoxFlowerHobbyist Filmographer
This is awesome!! It's really helping out
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BlackFoxFlowerHobbyist Filmographer
Since I kind of want to be a Cartoonist and Artist
AlwaysAmberley's avatar
You're amazing you've really helped me!! 🌹💖
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0xXInsanityXx0Hobbyist Digital Artist
I have a question to ask you about expressions...
How would you draw a 'creepy' face?
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Luna4sHobbyist Digital Artist
I might be able to help with this.
"Scary" is basically anything that humans perceive as potentially dangerous on a base instinct level.
But in this case "Creepy" is more specifically something that at first glance could deceive us in being harmless, but is in fact dangerous too us.
Remember this is a generalisation of subconscious reactions to images, meaning that you shouldn't think of these as rational thoughts.

Anyway, you probably want to make a character look creepy. The easiest way of doing that is make the character look nearly completely normal, and change a few small things to make it look "off".
A crooked smile goes a long way. Humans are also naturally "scared" of people or things showing signs of sickness.
Things relating to disease and suffering can quickly be scary and very unnerving when drawn.

Sorry if this is way to lengthy of a response.. I hope I could've helped you a bit though.
chillydragon's avatar
Aw, I'm just a passer-by, but thank you so much for the information! :noes:
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Luna4sHobbyist Digital Artist
Your welcome, glad I could help. ^-^
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Electra212Hobbyist
All yor basics are so useful! I often use some of them and the result is pretty good and i thank for your work; also the faces are soo cute.
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snowflakesakura199Hobbyist Digital Artist
Getting helpfull when I angle face refence
niscape97's avatar
I can't figure out the 3D heads. My drawings looks creepy and dead. :(
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