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Face Tutorial
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Published: January 18, 2009

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Oh damn, oh shit

Its tutorial time 8D Cuz I have nothing else on my plate, obviously (I'm lying). Anyways I was feeling like not working on comics so I did this. As always, feel free to trace or whatever you need to do. Sorry if it is less in depth, this is more about the shapes and how to arrange them on the face vs an exhaustive listing of a bunch of details. Hopefully this will give you a place to begin so you can make your own variety, instead of having to rely on others and reffing (if you even need the help).

I'd like to add, this is exactly how I draw faces. If you like that and want to emulate it for some godawful reason, go ahead, I guess (though I strongly advise you to develop your own style). But hopefully the principles are basic enough to be applied to any style you like.

*edit* Oop, almost forgot! my fav nose tutorial, by mimm :mimm.deviantart.com/art/Nose-d…

Ok back to work D:


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NeverWell's avatar
Your descriptions of the “bits” are so wonderful. They actually help me as much as the drawings themselves. Sure, spheres sinking into your head may sound disturbing, but I will remember it when I’m sketching. Thanks for this wonderful tutorial.
ChoppaStyles's avatar
ChoppaStylesHobbyist Digital Artist
thanks
LeoDragonsWorks's avatar
LeoDragonsWorksHobbyist Traditional Artist
I really like this tutorial and style, I really need to improve the way I draw heads and faces, thank you!
CurlFox's avatar
CurlFoxHobbyist General Artist
this help a bunch
HopInDaFrog's avatar
HopInDaFrogHobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks! this helps alot!
pokefan2012's avatar
pokefan2012Student Digital Artist
Wow, thanks so much for this tutorial, it's one of the most comprehensive ones I've ever seen :D Hopefully, it will help me improve a bit :lmao:

(Also I love anime, but I agree that it can be quite trashy :XD:)
Guy-who-Loves-Art's avatar
Guy-who-Loves-ArtHobbyist General Artist
Great tutorial













Also I find most anime to be trash too
dinu1999's avatar
dinu1999Hobbyist Digital Artist
Awesome reference!
SlickFrame's avatar
SlickFrameHobbyist Filmographer
Excellent tutorial man! I might have to subscribe to your Patreon!
goosetooth's avatar
goosetoothHobbyist General Artist
Your tutorials r so amaze do u have any on animals besides humans ,o,? (yes humans r animals BUT PPL DONT REALIZE IT FOR SOME REASON)
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shingworksProfessional Digital Artist
XD Thanks, I'm glad you like them. I don't at the moment, but will be revamping my tutorial series soon via Patreon, I'm like $50 away from a monthly tutorial series with new tutorials on a lot of subjects :]
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goosetoothHobbyist General Artist
Yay okay note me when you do ,v,
Kyle-13's avatar
Kyle-13Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the great tutorial! I'm the creator of AnatomyHowToDraw.com, a website that teaches artists how to draw people by explaining difficult anatomy concepts in simple terms. I loved your tutorial and thought that it would be really helpful to my readers, so I featured it on the site. I made sure to give you full credit, link to your page on deviantart, and comply with all the terms of your creative commons license. I hope you don't mind!
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GamieNinStudent General Artist
I love that pure touch of funny you give to your tutorials, never have i learned and laughed haha, and thank you for the tips :) 
Dragonfire810's avatar
Dragonfire810 Filmographer
Could you make 7 disney dragon drawing tutorials ?
shingworks's avatar
shingworksProfessional Digital Artist
That's very specific (and, no)
Dragonfire810's avatar
Dragonfire810 Filmographer
This what that the dragons look like this pic :disney.wikia.com/wiki/Elliott/…
Just give it a try because this my suggestion to you and you have to do it.
shingworks's avatar
shingworksProfessional Digital Artist
lol, no
Dragonfire810's avatar
Dragonfire810 Filmographer
Your answer is no because you hate taking free requests for dragon artists like me.
shingworks's avatar
shingworksProfessional Digital Artist
It's because I do art for a living, and my time costs money. I don't have time for random requests. If you seriously want a artist to draw you things, you should probably find out what their rates are, or back off.
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RaxelMaestroStudent
I always had problems with faces, only because when i drew them, it's like every different person have got the same head size of everyone.
I'll try that.
SAR500's avatar
SAR500Hobbyist General Artist
Thankyou for sharing
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