How to Draw a Face – Basics

Drawing a Face

In this art tutorial video I use my extensive art teaching experience to show beginners, children and teachers of young children how to draw a face using a simple step by step approach. Drawing a face is easy with these simple tips for absolute beginners. All you need is 3 pieces of card and a pencil, oh , and some paper. This is the first of a series of art tutorials on How to Draw a Face. This pencil drawing tutorial for beginners is aimed at teenagers and those beginners to drawing faces. This easy drawing tutorial begins with me showing how to simply measure parts of the face, like the width of an eye and length of a nose. These measurements are in direct proportion to other elements of the face. I explain visually that the eyes are halfway between the top of the head and the chin, that ears are level with the nose etc.
Using a very simple I explain how to draw the face in proportion when looking at the face from the front, side, top and bottom. This video is not about how to draw eyes or noses etc, but where to place them accurately on the face. This art tutorial is aimed at beginners and those wanting to improve their drawing.

Check out my video on How to draw a Face in Proportion


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