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How to Draw a Face from the SIDE (Loomis Method) | RapidFireArt
2023/09/10

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Hey, I’m Darlene and in this tutorial, I’m going to explain the method for drawing the face/head from the side view. It took me a long time to understand and be able to draw the Loomis heads properly, so my goal with this tutorial is to make each step

as easy to understand as possible and bridge any gaps. I also added some methods of my own.

This is part 2 in a 4 part series on drawing the Loomis heads. ** You do NOT need to go through the series in order**, but doing so will help you understand how to draw a face from any angle that you want. It’s a very useful skill to have for portrait artists!

Part 1 covered the head from the front and can be viewed via .

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These are the tools I’m going to use. But feel free to use just a regular school pencil and eraser.

How to Draw a Face from the Side View

If you already went through Part 1 of the series, these steps will look quite familiar to you.

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