Step 1: Draw an Ear Shape
To begin, measure the length of your ruler and draw three lines along it, then draw three lines through it to divide it into four equal sections. Label the lines A, B, and C so you can easily refer to them.
Step 5: Using the shadow lining technique, draw a line from the inside of the ear to the middle of the nose; try not to make the line parallel to the one drawn in step 4, or you’ll look like your ears are glued together.
Step 7: Prepare to Shade
Re-outline areas of the ear that cast the darkest shadows, such as deep valleys, major folds, and overhang, with a sharp 4B pencil. Your outlines should not be too dark because you don’t want them to show through when you shade.
Step 11: Blend the Graphite
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How do you draw an ear from the front Easy?
What is the best way to draw an ear from the front?
- Step 1: Draw an Ear Shape.
- Step 2: Draw a Large Hook Shape.
- Step 3: Add the Tragus.
- Step 4: Create a Large Fold.
- Step 5: Add a Small Hook Shape.
- Use the shadow lining technique to draw a curve in the center of the ear.
How do you shade your ear?
Shade the rest of the ear with an hb pencil, keeping in mind that the bumps should be lightest and the valleys darkest, and blend each area separately with a blending stump (learn how to use a blending stump here). If needed, use a kneaded eraser to bring out the lightest areas of the ear.
How do you shade a face?
To create a shadow, shade up into the outline of two small ovals for the nostrils, then start shading a slightly lighter shade as you move toward the center of the nose from the left side.