Here is a fantastic Anime & Manga Mouths & Lips drawing tutorial for all of those Japanese illustration fanatics out there. Anime mouths are pretty easy to draw compared to real structured mouth illustrations so only a little bit of training is needed with impressive results. The previous Manga tutorials were for drawing Male Manga Eyes and Female Anime Eyes and How to Draw Anime Faces and How to Draw Anime / Manga Hair .
How to Draw Anime Lips & Mouths with Manga Drawing Tutorials
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Drawing the lips in Anime / Manga style is much less complicated than drawing realistic lips / mouths. However, it is always helpful to learn drawing real mouths first to familiarize yourself with the realistic mouth’s foundation and structure.
When drawing lips, always look for these parts (in the illustrated picture above). Doing this can help you later on when you are drawing Anime lips, especially when you are drawing female Anime lips.
Though Anime/Manga style of illustration is far more simple than the lips that we illustrated above, the structure is the same. The only thing that differs is the manner of illustration. To see how the lips differe, compare the two illustration above.
The most prominent and the only visible part of Anime / Manga lips is the line between the upper and lower lips. The actual mass of the lip is not visible in Anime lips.
How to Draw Female Lips (Girls & Women)
Lips for female adults are emphasized in terms of details and structure.
First draw the lips outline shape.
Now add shine or specular spot on the lower lip.
Now shade the lip as seen above.
Above are 2 more examples of female Manga / Anime style mouths.
How to Draw Male Lips / Mouths (Men)
Male adult lips are simpler. It has less curvature than female adult lips and the lower lips isn’t as well defined.
Above you will see some typical Mange/Anime mouths and lips.. These lips can sometimes be applied on both young and adult characters.
Here you can see how the mouth fits into the rest of the Anime / Manga face structure.
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