This is one of the best drawing tutorials out there for drawing facial expressions and emotions of a person's face...both from the side profile view and from the full frontal view.
Here is a short but great lesson on drawing different emotions thru the face and head
You can change the expressions on your face without changing your emotions (by acting) but don’t you wish that drawing facial expressions was just as easy? Well, with practice, you will see that it is just this easy and a LOT of fun to try. Most facial expressions can be easily made by changing the size, shape, and relationship of eyes, nose, and mouth and other parts of the face such as eyelids and eyebrows. If you want to be a cartoonist, an illustrator, an artist or just simply good at drawing, it would be a good idea to start studying people’s faces.
When a person’s face shows emotions, the eyes, eye brows, and mouth all move in specific ways. This movement is called facial expressions….learn how to draw theme with the cartoon facial expressions with the chart below. Practice drawing the facial expressions by looking at this chart as well as studying yourself in the mirror while making silly faces.
How to draw the emotions on children's faces.
The ability to draw the human figure, while a great accomplishment, is, however, of little avail unless one also can give portrait values—expression and character—to his subjects. The following pages, while in the nature of the case they cannot be made exhaustive, yet will give the student valuable hints that, with constant practice and study, will enable him to gain facility in this direction.
Feeling of love, hate, guilt, etc. as well as light affects the size of the pupil. Depression, anger, and sadness make it larger so that unemotional and factual vision is disturbed by too much/too many penetration of light.
Facial expression makes an Anime character drawing alive. Always apply appropriate facial expression based on the mood of the character you are trying to depict. They eyes, brows and mouth are what makes a facial expression. Observe different faces below and see how the eyes, brows and mouth affect the overall appearance of the Manga / Anime face & head.
Here is in article all about drawing facial expressions and emotions on the human face. The drawing lesson can be found on this page.
Learn how to draw the face and expressions in all different positions.
There are a huge variety of human emotions and facial expressions that you, as an aspiring artist, cartoonist, or comic artist needs to figure out how to draw. So, instead of going into the detail of a human’s face when studying facial expressions, here is an easy way to just learn about the way to draw expressions with simple straight lines. By drawing with the simple straight line it will be seen that it is possible to express almost every human emotion.
How to draw cartoon characters’ Eyes and their expressions…an illustrated lesson for wanna-be cartoonists, kids and everyone else.
Beginners are apt to put superfluous lines into a face, and when the drawing is reduced these lines are brought closer together. The result is a botchy confusion of lines and the expression destroyed. Work up your faces with as few lines as possible, as the expression of the face has much to do with the success of a comic picture
Here is some background information about the face, its measurements and proportions. This is important to know to draw the head correctly. This article also goes over how to draw the facial expressions and emotions..
Drawing Facial Expressions and Emotions - acquaintance with the changes to which the human countenance is subject when affected by the various passions, cannot fail to prove a useful part of a caricaturist's equipment.
Here’s a guide to drawing a variety of different emotions, moods, and characters.
Cartoon Faces... they can be any shape and size... there aren't many rules to drawing cartoon faces. Just draw them and giggle! Have fun with them!
After a March Break week hiatus, I’m back and ready to roll out two (2) drawing tutorials for you! For our first session on Tutorial Tuesday, I’m going to show you some basic Facial Expressions you can apply to your characters in your digital comics. Here we go!
Here is a great facial expressions reference sheet that you will love
This exercise will help you learn to draw a consistent character through expressions and to illustrate those expressions daily.
We are going to learn how to draw 4 basic and easy facial expressions for manga characters. So worry not. This practice is not difficult. It’s easy and fun!
This is a pretty good expressions reference sheet...great to reference.
Now to change expressions. This is done mostly by changing 3 things: Eyebrows, Eyelids, and Mouths. First let's look at what happens when we change up the Eyebrows. Notice that the eyebrows are just a pair of simple line curved in different ways.
Another expressions and emotions tutorial, this time on how to do some facial expressions
Page One of the How to Draw Funny Manga Facial Expressions
A tutorial about drawing cartoon characters with great expressions.
I think this is a fantastic learning tool for drawing as well as sculpting. It shows you the effect of different facial expressions using an animated face; the changes that take place in the muscle and face shape due to a change of expression. A range of expressions has been provided. I hope this resource stays online.
Yep, this is a tutorial on how to do facial expressions. I love drawing faces and stuff, cuz I am an emotional person *bricked* Nah, just summin' I really enjoy doing, is all
Cartoon eyes and mouths made of very simple shapes. By combining these basic elements in various ways, you can create all kinds of very different expressions.
How to draw manga expressions step by step”. I still have three more tutorials that need to go up and every one of them is cool and helpful. Peace peeps and have fun drawing.
The rules of drawing facial expressions are the same as for drawing the human form. The important thing to remember is that you must learn to see and represent areas of light and shadow rather than indicate facial expressions with line. Learning to draw is about learning to differentiate these areas of light and dark and reproducing them accurately. In a drawing, a smile, a laugh, a frown or a pout is made up of abstract shapes. To re-create these shapes well, make sure you have some good heavy drawing paper with a high rag content, as well as a set of quality drawing pencils.
This tutorial will guide beginners (just kidding about the idiots) through different things to consider when drawing facial expressions. I hope you learn from my tips here.
It’s easy to show people when you’re mad and happy. Your face just does it for you. But you can also learn to draw a face that shows how that person feels by changing the size, shape and angle of the eyes, nose, mouth, and eyebrows. You can learn how to do this by drawing the different facial expressions in the pictures in our Learn to Draw facial expressions template.
These are various expressions from happy to mad. The little drawing on the side shows the basic layout of the face when its making the expression with the bigger drawing. Click on the image for a larger view.
HAave a problem knowing how to draw human emotion and facial expressions? No longer.