When drawing a manga character, the best place to start is with the face, but getting the facial features lined up can be difficult at first. It isn’t easy to put this important information into words, so grab your drawing supplies and follow along with the video! Don’t worry if you can’t keep up with me. Feel free to pause the video at any time to catch up.
So remember these tips when drawing a manga face from the front:
1: Use guidelines to line up features properly. You don’t want one eye lower than the other!
2: Don’t forget about symmetry! The eyes and ears have to be the same size when the character is being viewed from the front. The cheeks also need to lie at the same height on both sides of the face.
3: Draw the nose close to the eyes, and draw the mouth close to the nose. This prevents the face from looking stretched out.
4: Draw the ears at the proper height. The tops of the ears lie just below the tops of the eyes.
Keep these tips in mind when drawing manga faces and you will improve in no time!