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Method 1 of 2: Drawing a Classic Figure

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Sketch a circle for the head.

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Add a vertical line that runs through the circle.

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4 . 4.Add the guidelines for the face by sketching 2 horizontal lines.

Draw the jaw and the chin of the face. 5 . 5.

6 .Draw the ears aligned to the position of the 2 horizontal lines. 6.

7. The eyebrow should be drawn outside of it. 7 .Draw eyes within the space between the 2 lines.

Draw the nose. You can draw a triangle or just a simple line for the nose. You can actually experiment on the nose. 8 . 8.

Draw the mouth. 9 . 9.

Draw the neck. 10 . 10. You can draw the adam’s apple and more details in the neck to make it more manly.

11. 11 .Add the hair.

Erase the draft lines and add more details. 12. 12 .

1 Draw an outline of the head using a pencil. . this will only serve as your guide in drawing the hair. Method 1 of 6: Male Anime Hair 1.Color.

Ad 2. . 2 Draw the hair line.

. 3 Imagine what type of hair style you want and to which direction the hair strands flow. Try drawing simple chunks of the hairstyle you want.3.

4 Add more detailed lines to the initial style you envisioned to make the hair more realistic. .4.

5 Use a dark marker on the outlines of the hair you have drawn and erase all unnecessary lines and curves from your outline.5. .

6 Once you have drawn your desired hairstyle.6. etc. you can now add more details to your drawing like the eyes. .

7 Apply color as desired. .7.

Method 2 of 6: Female Anime Hair .8. 8 Here are some examples of the most commonly used anime hairstyles for male characters.

1. . this will serve as your guide in drawing the hair. 1 Draw an outline of the head using a pencil.

2. . 2 Draw the type of hairline you want for your female character.

3 Using your imagination. . the hair is usually longer.3. For most female characters. picture out the hairstyle you want.

. 4 Add more detailed lines to the initial style you envisioned to make the hair more realistic.4.

5 Use a dark marker on the outlines of the hair you have drawn and erase all unnecessary lines and curves from your outline.5. .

6 Once you have drawn your desired hairstyle. .6. etc. you can now add more details to your drawing like the eyes.

Method 3 of 6: Male Manga Hair .7. 8. 7 Apply color as desired.

1 Draw an outline of the face. Determine the position of the parts of the face using a crossed line as guide. Start with a circle and then add an angular shape below the circle for the jaw line. .Method 1 of 2: Side View 1.

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You can add details like the collar bones to make your character more realistic.Draw the neck and shoulders. 3. 3 .

Add the nose and lips. draw the eyes. males have linear shaped eyes compared to females that are usually drawn using more rounded shapes. Take note that in most manga characters.Using the crossed outline on the face as guide. 4 . 4.

5.Sketch the shape of the face and ears. Compared to anime characters. You can add little details to the ears. . manga characters are usually more detailed. sketch the hair. 5 Using small random strokes.

. 6 Accessorize your manga character by adding clothes.6. etc.

7 Erase unnecessary lines. .7.

8. Method 2 of 2: Expressions on a Front View . 8 Color your drawing.