Drawing Anime Characters – The Head, Face & Eyes
Learn techniques that will make it easy to draw the facial features of an anime character in this free online course.Publisher: Manar Ali
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This short, free, online course will introduce you to drawing anime characters, and teach you to draw the head, eyes, ears, and other facial features. It begins with an introduction to the tools used and the basics of drawing the face of a character from various viewpoints. It then proceeds to introduce different anime face and eye shapes, and the basics of drawing the eyes of an anime character. The first half concludes by outlining the differences between boys’ and girls’ eyes, and the techniques for drawing symmetrical eye pairs.
The second half of the course covers the drawing of the mouth, nose, and hair of anime characters. You will learn about nose and mouth shapes, and how to draw different mouth positions. This half of the course also covers the basics of drawing the hair of a character, as well as the techniques involved in drawing braids, pigtails, short and long hair in female characters. The course concludes with demonstrations on drawing curly hair for female characters and how to draw the hairstyles for male characters.
This course will teach you and skills needed to draw, and accentuate the facial features of anime characters; such as their eyes, noses, ears, hair, and mouth. You will learn trusted techniques that greatly simplify the character drawing process, and improve your drawing skills overall. If you are an animator, prospective animator, an anime fan, or someone looking to pick up a fun new skill, this course was made just for you. Start now and be on your way to drawing detailed anime faces in less than 3 hours.Start Course Now
Drawing the Faces and Eyes
Drawing the Face and Eyes – Learning Outcomes
Drawing the Face
Drawing the Eyes
Drawing the Face and Eyes – Lesson Summary
Drawing the Nose, Mouth and Hair
Drawing the Nose, Mouth and Hair – Learning Outcomes
Drawing the Nose and Mouth
Drawing Different Hair Styles
Drawing the Nose, Mouth and Hair – Lesson Summary
By the end of this course, you will be able to;
- Recall the tools needed to draw an anime character.
- Explain the basics of drawing the face of an anime character.
- Describe the process of drawing the side view of a character's face.
- Outline the different shapes a character's eyes and nose can take.
- Outline the differences between the facial features of male and female characters.
- Recall the techniques for drawing symmetrical eye pairs.
- Summarise the process of drawing different nose shapes.
- Explain the techniques needed to draw braids, short hair, and long hair for female characters.
- Distinguish between the processes involved in drawing the hair of male and female characters.
- Identify different male character hairstyles.
- Outline common shapes a character's mouth could take.
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