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Ace the Face Base

I am so proud of myself for that title. It is catchy, and it describes exactly what this is about. I have filmed and edited a video for you guys, showing how to draw a base for (you guessed it) a face. Now, of course, depending on whatever character you're drawing, the shape and logistics of the base and outcome will vary, but this is just my hail Mary of a post before I have to go back to school tomorrow, an attempt that hopefully prevails in helping. I apologize for any kinks in the video; I am not tech-savvy, and I am not a YouTuber. I am just wanting to help you learn. Music credits to relaxdaily. Feel free to pause the video at any time, and just comment on the post if you'd like my assistance.

What I am saying after I ever-so-stupidly cut out the audio:

  1. The distance between the eyes is equal to the length of one eye; that distorted pentagon between the eyes is the space on the nose between them.

  2. The distance from the top of the head to the bridge of the nose is equal to the distance from the bridge of the nose to the tip of the chin (and also that the corners of the lips extend to half past the corners of the eyes per side).

Without further adieu (which is also something I say in the video), here it is:




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