How to Draw the Head From Every Angle: Part Two

Nina Rycroft, Picture Book Illustrator

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9 Lessons (30m)
    • 1. Introduction

    • 2. The Basic Shape

    • 3. The Nose

    • 4. The Mouth

    • 5. The Chin and Cheeks

    • 6. The Eyes

    • 7. Short Hair

    • 8. Long Hair

    • 9. To Finish

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About This Class

Learn how to make a simple 3D model using your character sketches from Part One'.

In this class, picture book illustrator Nina Rycroft will teach you tips and techniques on how to make a Clay Polymer 'Sculpey' 3D model of your character. Learn how to make the basic shape of the head, the nose, the mouth, the chin and cheeks and the eyes. Finishing off your model with either long or short hair. Nina's demonstrations show either one or a combination of three characters, covering a wide range of modelling techniques.

Making a 3D model of your character will help you ...

  • view your character from any angle
  • understand your characters' framework
  • keep your character consistent
  • save time


Interested in character design? 

Below is my series of Skillshare classes that walk you through the entire process of how to illustrate a character from start to finish. Use this series to either brush-up on a particular skill or work your way through, for a comprehensive guide.

Nina's Skillshare Character Design Series

  1. Face Facts: Beginners Guide to Drawing a Self Portrait
  2. Face Shapes: Draw a Series of Character Using Simple Shapes 
  3. 101 Guide to Drawing Eyes
  4. Emoji Me: The art of Facial Expression
  5. How to Draw the Head From Every Angle: Part One
  6. How to Draw the Head From Every Angle: Part Two
  7. How to Draw the Head From Every Angle: Part Three
  8. Draw a Circus of Characters: Exploring Body Shape and Proportion
  9. Draw a Circus of Movement: Simple Techniques to Bring Characters to Life
  10. Draw a Circus of Line & Gesture: Design a Picture Book Character From Start to Finish
  11. Watercolor Magic: One Character Five Ways
  12. Illustration Masterclass - Exploring Technique and Style
  13. Learn to Use Procreate: Design and Illustrate a Bear Character