Drawing Female Faces with Purpose: Give your character a story | Amber Lim | Skillshare

Drawing Female Faces with Purpose: Give your character a story

Amber Lim, creative human who mainly designs

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9 Lessons (24m)
    • 1. Hello!

      0:31
    • 2. Structure of the Head

      6:45
    • 3. Eyes Tell Personality and Experience

      3:48
    • 4. Just Noses

      2:19
    • 5. Lips

      4:39
    • 6. Hairstyle and Texture Tells Character

      2:39
    • 7. Accessories Tell Stories

      1:20
    • 8. Finding Inspiration to Prevent Drawing the Same Thing

      1:00
    • 9. Project Assignment

      1:07
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About This Class

Give your characters or drawings more depth and mystery by injecting purpose and personality into their features, fashion sense, and stance. 

There's more to drawing than just drawing for the sake of drawing. This class will help you create a character who has a story and personality and who consciously or unconsciously express themselves in their accessories, hairstyle, expressions, attire, etc. It's like giving life to a character that would otherwise be just a sketch.

This class will at the same time guide you through how to construct believable facial structures and introduce you to anatomy that will help you draw from imagination.

At the end of the class, you'll become more aware of how details contribute to a bigger picture and fluctuations in a person's body language and fashion choices, which you can then bring into your character design to make them more lively and human.

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Amber Lim

creative human who mainly designs

I draw on my free time, and for some reason, I ended up at art school. My favorite book is The Little Prince. When I'm demotivated, I watch Haikyuu; when I feel hopeless, I watch Boku no Hero Academia; when I'm fearful I watch Zootopia; when I'm bored I watch Crayon Shin-Chan, etc!

I don't like to put myself in a mold and say I'm a graphic designer or an illustrator. I like to use a broader term (if I have to conform myself to a conventional category), because I get bored ...

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