Manga Drawing: How to Draw Faces
All levels | 1 hour 8 min
How to Draw Manga Faces
Underdrawing and Inking
Drawing Heads from Different Perspectives
Taught by Camilla d'Errico
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Learn the Japanese art of manga from celebrated artist and author, Camilla d’Errico. What is manga, you ask? It’s a wildly popular style of Japanese illustration commonly found in comics and graphic novels, and in this introductory class, Camilla gets us started by focusing on faces. Using simple steps, she demonstrates how to draw both male and female heads from four different perspectives, plus how to create iconic manga expressions and different styles of hair. You’ll start your lessons with pencil and graduate to ink, and along the way, you’ll learn how to add personalized flair to create your own unique characters. 
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • 8 ½” x 11” 60-80 lb cardstock in white
  • 5” x 7” cardstock in white (optional)
  • Non-reproduction blue lead mechanical pencil - Camilla uses Pilot Color Eno brand .7mm mechanical pencil with non-repro blue leads
  • White eraser
  • Black pens, including ballpoint, Copic, Prismacolor and Micron
  • White Out (if necessary)
Learn how to:
  • Use non-reproduction blue lead pencil to create an underdrawing
  • Ink a sketched drawing using black pens
  • Draw portraits from the front, side, back, and three-quarter perspectives
  • Use hairstyles to create personality in portraits
What you’ll get:
  • A comprehensive course on drawing manga style faces from several perspectives
  • 8 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supplies list
  • Step-by-step expert instruction from world-renowned artist, Camilla d’Errico
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students
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Manga Drawing: How to Draw Faces Reviews
194 users recommended this class to a friend
MARIA E Clymer Kurtz
AMAZING DRAWINGS! this really helped influence my style and art. fun to watch.
May 1, 2024
Jinn Lau
i am happy draw ,next time i want to draw anemi
April 9, 2024
Michaelina Deneka
Wow! Camilla d'Errico is not only one of my favorite artists, turns out she's an exceptional teacher, as well! Her instructions are clear, concise, and adaptable to any sort of style -- she's really giving foundations here, not trying to train you to do things exactly as she does. I've tried following about a million other tutorials over the decades, and I am AMAZED by how much I progressed in just an hour of d'Errico's instruction; my side profile still needs some work, but for the first time I feel like I have a real grip on how to get faces that are cute and actually proportional for a change. I do wish we'd gotten a little bit more of the next steps of shading and coloring, but for an intro class this is A++, I couldn't recommend it more.
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