Manga Drawing: How to Draw Faces
Beginner | 1 hour 29 min
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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Class Reviews
184 users recommended this class to a friend
Sherrell Tard
I really liked how the teacher explained how to do each character.
More than 3 months ago
Khaleel Brown
it was great!
More than 3 months ago
Jo-Anne Loan
This was great! Very simple and direct. Easy to follow, and a good way to learn the basics. She is teaching you foundations and not style. Once you learn the foundations you can use them with your own unique style! I enjoyed it very much! Thank you Camilla!
More than 3 months ago