How to Draw the Head and Face – Anime-style Guideline Side View Drawing Tutorial – Mary Li Art
I’ll show you how to draw an anime-style head in side view, which can look very different from the front view, and I’ll also go over how to change up the proportions to make an anime head that’s a lot cuter.
Anime Head Side View Guideline Construction Process
Draw a circle as usual, then decide where the top and bottom of the chin should go. Draw a line angled outwards roughly from the bottom of the chin, as shown in the image below.
Chibi Style Side View Head Guidelines
I’ll be making more detailed tutorials on how to draw chibi styled heads in the future. Clip Studio Paint is a drawing app for artists.
How do you draw a anime profile side face?
Draw the eye below the vertical halfway point of the head, the nose roughly between that and the chin, the bottom lip roughly between the chin and the nose with the mouth slightly above it, and the ears roughly between the top of the yes and the bottom of the nose.
How do you make an anime head side view?
Draw a circle as usual, then draw a vertical line down the left or right side of the circle, indicating where the head will be facing. Finally, decide where you want the bottom of your chin to be.
Where do I start when drawing a face?
Here are some portrait drawing tips:
- Start with the eyes and work your way down to the nose and mouth.
- Allow the darkness of the hair to aid in the creation of the lighter edge of the face.