How to Draw a Mouth | 05 |Drawing the Open Mouth and Jaw
You’ll learn how to draw an open mouth in this lesson, with the most important detail being where the jaw bone connects to the rest of the skull.
How to Draw an Open Mouth
The upper lip can move up and down along the upper row of teeth, but the teeth are anchored to the skull, so the mouth will stretch and open as the jaw swings open.
Drawing Through the Jaw
To learn how to draw an open mouth, look at the top and bottom of your mouth and fill in the blank space between the upper and lower jaw.
Adding Skin on top of the Mouth Drawing
Begin by drawing a simple nose, then add the lips; the creases along the side of the nose will become more pronounced as the skin stretches into this extreme pose.
How do you draw real looking lips?
In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to draw lips in the frontal view.
- Refine the outline and show the volume in the lower lip with two ovals.
- Add a shadow for the upper and lower lips with the HB pencil.
- Add some shading and tone to the whole drawing.
- Add the lines on the lips.