December 30, 2019

Drawing Faces is probably one of the most common reasons why someone starts drawing, yet it is also one of the most difficult things to do well. In this video I’m going to demonstrate what makes drawing Faces so hard, and how can you improve your skills to get better.

Here is a summary of things the tutorial will cover:

    • Observation Skills for drawing

    • Pinterest Tries on drawings

    • Complexity of portraits

    • Stylised vs Realistic Drawing

    • Anatomy and proportions

    • Fore-shortening and perspective


Do you struggle to draw Faces? Let us know in the comments below. 

If you do decide to take up the challenge to draw Faces, don't forget to post your work on social media using the hashtag #yesimadesigner. That way we can find it, leave you a comment and share!

UP NEXT

When we get asked ‘do you need to be great at drawing to become a great Designer?’ the answer sometimes shocks aspiring creatives.

Click here.

About the author 

Shumi Perhiniak

Shumi is a self-taught graphic designer, in 2012 she took one-year sabbatical career break, where she devoted her time studying Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator. In just after 6 months she started freelancing and within a year become a Certified Photoshop Expert. Over the years she worked both in-house and in agency roles as a retoucher, artworker and moved on from junior to senior design roles.

Related topics you might be interested in

A collection of the best resources for your next design project!

Continue reading

Create typography posters using applications such as Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop!

Continue reading

Learn how to build the letter M in the style of a folding ribbon using Adobe Illustrator!

Continue reading

We will cover color harmonies, the 60-30-10 rule, perception of color and so much more!

Continue reading

Learn how to make money as a designer and illustrator!

Continue reading

Discover the importance of color theory in Graphic Design!

Continue reading

We are very excited to kickstart the new year with our 2021 Design Trends Predictions.

Continue reading

Learn how to correct mistakes and proportions in your drawings to create professional portraits!

Continue reading