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How To Draw Caricatures Step By Step – How To Draw A Caricature Face

How To Draw Caricatures Step By Step – How To Draw A Caricature Face

 

If you are looking for a tutorial that shows you how to draw caricatures step by step, then look no further! In this tutorial, I’m going to show you step by step how to draw a caricature face.

OK, let’s get to it!…

A Simple Exercise To Teach You How To Draw Caricatures Step By Ste

The following is simple drawing caricatures exercise for drawing a face. We are going to get this one simple exercise done before trying to “caricature” or “cartoonize” a persons face.

These are the steps to the face creation process by using an easy oval shape exercise.

Step 1: Draw a circle, make divisions above indicated. Divide into 4 sections the lower half of the circle and draw these markers on the dividing center line.

Drawing a caricature face – step 1

Step 2: Draw another circle that intercepts the middle halfway mark of the lower section of the large circle.

Drawing A Caricature Face Step 2

Step 3: Draw ovals for the eyes just below the halfway line, add eyebrows.

Drawing A Caricature Face Step 3

Step 4: Draw centre line on the eye ellipse shape.

Drawing A Caricature Face Step 4

Step 5: Draw the eyelash shapes and upper and lower eyelids.

Drawing A Caricature Face Step 5

Step 6: The nose is also made up of 3 small circles as shown.

Drawing A Caricature Face Step 6

Step 7: Draw the outline of the jaw.

Drawing A Caricature Face Step 7

Step 8: Draw the other jaw line and there is another small oval on the chin.

Drawing A Caricature Face Step 8

Step 9: The mouth is made up from 3 small circles on the edge of the main large circle.

Drawing A Caricature Face Step 9

Step 10: The mouth is draw with the outer edge of the lips lining up with the mid point of the eye, note the line draw lightly from the eye down.

Drawing A Caricature Face Step 10

Step 11: The lower lip is added and the centre line is defined between the upper and lower lips.

Drawing A Caricature Face Step 11

Step 12: Add definition to the eyes and draw another circle in the eye socket.

Drawing A Caricature Face Step 12

Step 13: Draw iris of the eyes, leaving a highlight and not coloring in all dark, gives shine to the eyes.

Drawing A Caricature Face Step 13

Step 14: Draw the ears so the top of the ear is inline with the top of the eye.

Drawing A Caricature Face Step 14

Step 15: Add hair shapes depending on the type of hairstyle.

Drawing A Caricature Face Step 15

Step 16: Then add in the hair loose shapes to both sides of the head.

Drawing A Caricature Face Step 16

The Final Step: Add in the neck and the face is complete! Congratulation, you’ve just finished the final step in our how to draw a face tutorial.

Drawing A Caricature Face Step 17

Read Me: All based on simple shapes
The above example and simple exercise on how to draw caricatures step by step is based on simple shapes. Remember the KISS principle:

K – keep
I – it
S – simple
S – stupid

Practice drawing ovals and you will be well on your way to mastering the art of the caricature, as the human head is based up simple oval shapes.

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