MANGA BASICS

Drawing Heads

The head is probably the most important body part to draw, as it is the source of a character’s emotion and personality. Study the diagrams of the male and female heads at right for average ratios and proportions between facial features. Some artists draw in a more realistic style with facial proportions that are closer to the real human form; other artists choose to draw in a more stylized way with bigger eyes or longer foreheads. Once you understand the fundamental shapes and proportions of a typical realistic face and its features, you can bend the rules to create more extreme or unique styles.

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