HOW TO DRAW EXPRESSIVE FACES : HOW TO DRAW EXPRESSIVE FACES Illustration from Draw Real People by Lee Hammond Happy Face : Happy Face Note These Changes in Features
Eyebrows - Arched
Mouth – Corners of mouth tilted up or mouth open and teeth are visible. Notice the crease/wrinkle that goes from each nostril to corners of mouth. Drawing Illustration from Draw Real People by Lee Hammond More Happy/Smiling Faces : More Happy/Smiling Faces Sometimes the eyes can be very large like in this photo. The slight grin or ‘Mona Lisa’ smile Eyes can be more narrow; almost squinting Surprised Face : Surprised Face Notice These Changes in Features
Eyes - Very large. Entire Iris of eye can be seen.
Eyebrows - Arched
Mouth - Sometimes open; not always Most of the facial expression will be in the eyes. Evil Maniac Eyes Black & White Illustrations from Draw Real People by Lee Hammond Illustration from Artist’s Magazine, Nov 1993 Disgusted Face : Disgusted Face Notice These Changes in Features
Eyes – Very Squinty
Nose – Wrinkled & shape changes a bit
Mouth – Large & open with teeth showing. Corners of mouth can be up or down.
Heavy creases from nose to corners of mouth. Notice the upper lip really changes shape. It becomes very curvy. Color Illustration from Artist’s Magazine, Nov. 1993 Drawing by Bev Chick Angry Face : Angry Face Most of the facial expression will be in the eyes & eyebrows. Note these changes in features
Eyes – Smaller; Sometimes Squinting
Forehead – Wrinkle around eyebrows
Mouth – Sometimes frowning. If you draw person smiling, it gives a sinister/evil look. Color Illustration from Artist’s Magazine, Nov. 1993 Black & White Illustration from Draw Real People by Lee Hammond Sad or Worried Face : Sad or Worried Face Notice These Changes in Features
Eyebrows & Eyes change shape
Mouth – Might be frowning but doesn’t have to be Most of the emotional expression will come from the eyes and the eyebrows. Color Illustrations from Artist’s Magazine, Nov. 1993