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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
In this free online course, you will learn the steps and techniques needed to draw stunning facial features for anime characters. Specifically, you will learn to draw the head, hair, face, mouth, and eyes of a character. You will also learn to draw the face, eyes, hair, and head from different perspectives, differences between male and female characters' facial features, and how to distinguish them yourself in your own drawings.
Drawing Anime Characters – The Head, Face & Eyes
  • Duration

    1.5-3 Hours
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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.

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