Anime Master : How to Draw Heads, Faces & Hair for any style

Take your face drawing skills to the next level! Learn step by step techniques to master art of any style
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944 students
Created by Cole Penning

What you'll learn

  • How to structure the face so that your faces come out believable and appealing
  • My process for drawing faces at any angle
  • How to use Rhythms to keep facial proportions in check
  • Understand the placement of facial features
  • Visualize the forms of the head and face
  • Recreate a character’s face from either imagination or reference
  • Understand realistic forms and how to simplify them
This course includes:
19 total hours on-demand video
0 articles
51 downloadable resources
36 lessons
Full lifetime access
Access on mobile and TV
Certificate of completion

Course content


  • To get the most out of this course you should have a basic understanding of drawing shapes and forms
  • All the demos will be in Photoshop, but can be followed using other online drawing programs or even pencil on paper!


Do you want to become an anime master?

Do you love to draw anime but your faces keep coming out wonky? Are you tired of pouring your heart and soul into drawing the first eye and the second comes out looking … less than ideal? Are you sick of eyeballing everything and just wish you had some clear guides to follow? Then this course is exactly what you’re looking for!

In this course, you’ll learn step-by-step how to map and measure facial features for male and female faces. From there we’ll go through the sketch process, lighting and how to bring it all together in a finished illustration.

Stop wasting time guessing and improve faster with my customizable techniques!

Copying other artists is a great way learn, but are you improving as fast as you could be? After taking this course, you will be able to recognize and map the structures of the face. Learning to visualize these concepts will help you get the most from your studies.

Tell amazing stories with believable and attractive characters you’re proud of

“Appeal” is an industry standard because it’s so effective at capturing attention and communicating with your audience. Whether your making a comic, a pin-up or just designing a cool character, it all comes back to good visual language. Understanding what makes a great looking face will help you tell your stories!

What’s YOUR style?

What I’ll share with you isn’t just about creating any ol’ anime face. These are core principles found in every manner of drawing. If anime isn’t your thing and you’d rather peruse a western comic style, or perhaps even intricate life-like portraits, this course will still serve you well. Every form of stylization starts with an understanding of real life. We will start learning from life and distill it down to simple aesthetic forms. As the saying goes; you have to learn the rules before you can break them.

You’ll Get…

  • 37 video lectures with professional techniques and detailed breakdowns of every part of the head and face

  • Over 35 pages of written tutorials with visual resources to reference when you’re drawing

  • 2 character design projects to flex your creativity

  • Additional sections for the neck and body because naturally you want your beautiful face connected to a great body!

Your next great drawing is waiting for you! let’s get started today!

Who this course is for:

  • Anyone looking to improve their head & face drawing skills
  • Beginner/Intermediate illustrators that want to take their work to the next level

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