How to Draw a Boy Face

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Learn how to draw a great looking Boy Face with easy, step-by-step drawing instructions, and video tutorial.

By following the simple steps, you too can easily draw a perfect Boy Face.

Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing a Boy Face

How to Draw a Great Looking Boy Face for Kids and Beginners - Step 1

Boy Face step-by-step image tutorial: step 1

1. To start, sketch curved lines with domes on top like you're drawing a cartoon boy. Draw circles inside these shapes, then draw smaller circles and cut them out.

Easy Boy Face Drawing - Step 2

Boy Face step-by-step image tutorial: step 2

2. Sketch a dash above each eye. For the nose, make a loop with a vertical line above it like a drawing of a school boy. Draw a curve with a dash on each end underneath the nose.

Easy Boy Face Drawing - Step 3

Boy Face step-by-step image tutorial: step 1=3

3. Outline the head with a wide V-shape with a rounded bottom. Draw a loop underneath the mouth, then add triangles to signify the teeth.

Easy Boy Face Drawing - Step 4

Boy Face step-by-step image tutorial: step 4

4. Draw ovals with curved lines on either side of the head to represent the ears.

Easy Boy Face Drawing - Step 5

Boy Face step-by-step image tutorial: step 5

5. On each side of the head, draw a small hill followed by a vertical line. Sketch a few dashes on top of the head.

Easy Boy Face Drawing - Step 6

Boy Face step-by-step image tutorial: step 6

6. Use loose, sketchy triangles to draw the hair like you're sketching flames. Don't worry about making the shapes straight or even.

Easy Boy Face Drawing - Step 7

Boy Face step-by-step image tutorial: step 7

7. To outline the hair, make two curves with the occasional triangle. Add two lines inside the hair you've already drawn.

Add More Details to Your Boy Face Picture - Step 8

Boy Face step-by-step image tutorial: step 8

8. Complete the hair with more sketchy shapes. Draw more lines inside the head.

Complete the Outline of Your Boy Face Drawing - Step 9

Boy Face step-by-step image tutorial: step 9

9. Add two more lines inside the hair, then use rotated L-shapes for the head and neck with two straight lines connecting them.

Color Your Boy Face Drawing

Boy Face step-by-step image tutorial: step 11

To complete your cartoon boy face, outline the drawing with black and erase the pencil marks. Fill in the pupils with black ink.

Finally, color your cartoon boy face with your favorite skin and hair colors. Use different shades to represent the highlights and shadows. This guide suggests blue, but you can add any color for the shirt.

Easy, step by step Boy Face drawing tutorial
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Learn More About The Boy Face Drawing

No matter what they draw later, every cartoonist starts with the fundamentals. Learn how to draw a boy face so you can study shapes and anatomy.

Some cartoonists, like Lynn Johnston, draw realistic characters in normal settings. Others, like Tove Jansson, draw fantasy worlds.

Whatever the case, every great cartoonist has one thing in common: they know how to draw people.

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If you're new to cartooning, this guide shows you how to draw a simple boy face with a basic expression.

You'll also learn about drawing ears, hair and facial features. Once you've mastered these elements, you can draw just about anything.

You can also experiment with different art styles, like chibi and anime. These styles use cartooning fundamentals to add a twist on a classic art style.

If you liked this drawing tutorial, see also the following guides: Anime Boy Face drawing, Anime Boy Full Body drawing, and Woman's Face drawing.

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