Today I’ll show you how to draw a realistic woman’s face from the side view. This profile view is of a beautiful female’s face and I guide you through the drawing process by using simple geometric shapes, alphabet letters, and numbers. You can do this…drawing heads has never been so easy.
Learn How to Draw a Face from the Side Profile View (Female / Girl / Woman) Simple Steps Drawing Lesson for Beginners
Written-Out Step by Step Drawing Instructions
(Step 1) Lightly draw a circle guide line. All guide lines in this tutorial are in blue and will be erased later.
(Step 2) Lightly draw guidelines through the center.
(Step 3) Draw a backwards letter “E” shape.
(Step 4) Use the guide lines to place facial features. Draw a letter “C” and “S” shape.
(Step 5) Draw a heart-like shape and draw a sideways “V” with a line through it.
(Step 6) Draw a curved line and a backwards #3 shape (partial #3, that is)
(Step 7) Draw a curved line, a straight line, and a letter “S”-like shape.
(Step 8) Draw an upside down “?”-like shape. Draw curved lines below the ear. Draw lines in the ear.
(Step 9) Draw a curved line above the nose. Draw a backwards #7-like shape. Draw a curved line as the side of the nose.
(Step 10) Draw some curved lines. Draw a kidney bean for the nose’s nostril. Draw a line on the eye.
(Step 11) Draw a partial circle for the back of the head. Draw lines for eye lashes. Draw a curved line for the front of the neck.
(Step 12) Add lines for hair.
(Step 13) Draw little lines in a curved arc for the eye brow. Darken the eye lashes.
(Steps 14-17) Shade the face.