How to draw lips from the side
Overbite, Normal Bite, and Underbite are the three examples provided in this tutorial; however, instead of drawing all three lips at the same time, please choose only one to follow.
Step 5: Draw the top lip
Draw a curve from the top left corner of the triangle to the bottom right corner of the triangle. This curve can roughly follow the shape of the triangle, jut out, or be drawn well inside the boundaries, depending on your preference.
Step 7: Draw the bottom lip
Start with the top left corner of the triangle and wrap it up until it touches the top lip, then work your way down to the bottom right corner using the same technique as the center part of the rhombus.
Step 8: Draw the upper and lower lip
For underbites, draw the lower lip/chin, making sure the curve is less pronounced. The bottom set of teeth pushes the bottom/lower lip forward, reducing a lot of curvature. Draw the upper lip, taking care not to extend your line too far.
Step 10: Add contour lines
Lay down your contour lines with a sharp HB pencil, and if the graphite is too dark, use a kneaded eraser to pick up 1 layer of graphite from your drawing.
Step 11: Shade the lips
Start building up more contour lines along the top and bottom of your lips for maximum coverage, using your HB, 2B, and 4B pencils to create a perfect line along the top and bottom of your lips for maximum coverage.
Step 12: Shade the skin
For this tutorial, I used circulism to shade the skin around the lips by building up layers and layers of circles with a blunt HB pencil, then shading darker areas with a 2B pencil. I shaded areas like the lower lip, cheek, corner of the mouth, and skin directly under the nose a bit darker. If there is still a lot of white space, use your HB pencil to go over the skin with even more layers.
How do you draw a simple realistic mouth?
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.
How do you draw puckered lips easily?
Step-by-Step Instructions in Writing
- (Step 1) Draw a letter ‘M’-like shape for the top of the mouth.
- (Step 2) Lightly draw a letter ‘w’-like shape for the top of the lips.
- (Step 3) Draw a leaf shape at the bottom of the ‘w’ shape.
- (Step 4) Draw a curved line for the bottom of the mouth.
How do you draw a 3/4 head?
In 9 easy steps, learn how to draw a 3/4 view face:
- Step 1: Determine the appropriate size
- Step 2: Create partitions