Learn how to draw a great looking Ken Kaneki from Tokyo Ghoul with easy, step-by-step drawing instructions, and video tutorial.
By following the simple steps, you too can easily draw a perfect Ken Kaneki from Tokyo Ghoul.
"I'm not the protagonist of a novel or anything. I'm just a college student who likes to read, like you could find anywhere. But... if, for argument's sake, you were to write a story with me in the lead role, it would certainly be... a tragedy."
— Ken Kaneki, Tokyo Ghoul
Only ghouls have an organ known as kakuhou, or "red wrap." After receiving one in transplant, Ken became a "one-eyed ghoul" or "half-human."
He then had to learn to live as a ghoul amid a spurt of murders in Tokyo. He has gone by the aliases Eyepatch, Centipede, Haise Sasaki, Black Reaper, One-Eyed King, and Dragon.
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Would you like to draw Ken Kaneki from Tokyo Ghoul? This easy, step-by-step cartoon character drawing tutorial is here to show you how. All you will need is a pencil, an eraser, and a sheet of paper.
Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing Ken Kaneki from Tokyo Ghoul
How to Draw a Great Looking Ken Kaneki from Tokyo Ghoul for Kids, Beginners, and Adults - Step 1
1. Begin by drawing an irregular rounded shape, like an oval with a flat top. This will help you to form the cartoon character's head.
Easy Ken Kaneki from Tokyo Ghoul Drawing - Step 2
2. Use curved lines to further contour the bottom half of the face - the cheeks and chin. Then, extend a pair of curved lines downward from the head to form the neck.
Easy Ken Kaneki from Tokyo Ghoul Drawing - Step 3
3. Erase portions of the original shape as necessary. Then, sketch the eyes. Outline the eyes, using curved lines, producing a rounded shape that is gently pointed on both ends. Enclose an oval within each eye. Shade a tiny circle in one eye and a larger circle in the other to form the mismatched pupils. Indicate the eyelid with a curved line.
Easy Ken Kaneki from Tokyo Ghoul Drawing - Step 4
4. Sketch the nose using curved lines. Shade a small circle to indicate the nostril. Then, use curved lines to enclose a curved triangle shape covering one cheek and half the chin.
Easy Ken Kaneki from Tokyo Ghoul Drawing - Step 5
5. Use curved lines to enclose the smiling (or grimacing) mouth within the triangle. Use vertical and horizontal lines to outline the teeth.
Easy Ken Kaneki from Tokyo Ghoul Drawing - Step 6
6. Use curved lines to enclose the ears on each side of the head and to detail the inner ears. Use additional curved lines to outline the closed lips, the wrinkles beneath the eyes, and to enclose the eyebrows.
Easy Ken Kaneki from Tokyo Ghoul Drawing - Step 7
7. Use long, curved lines that meet at points to form the hair. Erase as necessary when the hair overlaps other parts of the face.
Add More Details to Your Ken Kaneki from Tokyo Ghoul Picture - Step 8
8. Use curved lines to draw the character's shirt collar, forming a double-triangle shape on each side of the neck. Contour the neck and collar bones with additional curved lines.
Complete the Outline of Your Ken Kaneki from Tokyo Ghoul Drawing - Step 9
9. Use overlapping curved lines to sketch the shoulders and arms of the garment, and to give dimension to the shirt collar.
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