Log In

Anime Pencil Sketching and Drawing Full Semester Camp Part 1 - Head & Face Study

Young Art: Art Education, Fashion Design, Coding
Average rating:
Number of reviews:
Students will learn fundamental sketching techniques in anime and manga drawing and stylization. This class is beginner friendly and loaded with tips on drawing the human head.

Class Experience

US Grade 3 - 6
Beginner Level
8 lessons//8 Weeks
 Week 1
Lesson 1
Face Study
Students will learn the construction ideas for mapping out the face and features. We will discuss several techniques for understanding front and side planes, and how facial features are impacted when in various perspectives.
 Week 2
Lesson 2
Head Angle Study
Students will study how the head connects to the neck from the front and back. Then they will explore how the head shape changes when it is in various angles and perspectives.
 Week 3
Lesson 3
Deku from My Hero Academia
Students will draw a front view male head with a level face.
 Week 4
Lesson 4
Tanjiro from Demon Slayer
Students will draw a front view male head with a level face.
 Week 5
Lesson 5
Nezuko from Demon Slayer
Students will draw a front view female head with a slightly angled up face.
 Week 6
Lesson 6
Bakugo from My Hero Academia
Students will draw a side view male head with a level face.
 Week 7
Lesson 7
Zenitsu from Demon Slayer
Students will draw a 3/4 view male head with a level face.
 Week 8
Lesson 8
Inosuke from Demon Slayer
Students will draw a 3/4 view male head with an oblique face.
  • Students will master pencil sketching techniques to draw anime characters' heads and faces. They'll learn proper sketching, shading, and blending methods, focusing on facial features like eyes, nose, mouth, and ears. Instructors will guide students in identifying basic shapes within characters' heads, ensuring correct proportions and measurements. Students will also explore facial expressions, hairstyles, and personality variations. By the end, students will adeptly create diverse anime character portraits.
Teacher Allie
Teacher Allie May is a contemporary artist who loves to indulge in all mediums, but focuses most on drawing and painting. She is a graduate student in the BFA program at California State University Long Beach, and aims to pursue a career in teaching art. Her art influence began at a young age, but she considers herself “self-taught.” Allie is passionate about encouraging students to master the fundamental skills and technical aspects of creating, but also develop a style that is unique to each student. Her promise is to encourage a mindset where students are confident in themselves and their ability to create.

Teacher Angela is a versatile artist with a BFA in graphic design from the Rhode Island School of Design. Her expertise extends to various art forms, including still life, landscape, and figure drawing. She is also skilled in fashion, 3D clay design, animation, and photography. Teacher Angela is known for fostering an environment that encourages her students to think beyond conventional boundaries, recognizing the profound impact of creativity on learning and development.

Teacher Brittany
Teacher Brittany is a professional artist and illustrator.  She holds a BA in Arts with a concentration on Visual Technology.  She also gained valuable industry experience as Technology Lead and Animation Instructor at art schools. She has worked as a freelance concept artist and illustrator in game design. She utilizes a background in comics, storyboarding and animation to bring creative concepts to life. With a strong background in traditional and digital painting, Brittany is currently teaching a wide variety of classes in various mediums to merge her love for illustration, painting and game development.

Teacher Palm is a professional fashion and costume designer familiar with the complete product creation life cycle from initial concept to constructed design. She holds a degree in Fashion Design from The Parsons School of Design in New York. In addition to over 10 years of teaching art and fashion, she is also experienced in staging collections in numerous international Fashion Shows for luxury clients including Tory Burch, Diane von Furstenberg, Ann Taylor and Kenneth Cole. She gained valuable industry experience in the capacity of Creative Consultant for designers, theaters and art schools. Palm is also proficient in a wide range of fine arts such as watercolor, oil, pencil, pastel, etc. and approaches her teachings with a calm mind, optimism and positive affirmation.

For more information on Young Art teachers go to: https://outschool.com/teachers/Young-Art-instructors

Frequency: Available upon request
Details: An E-Certificate of Completion with grades will be provided for learners who have completed all sessions and actively participate in class activities, including sharing their work at the end of each meeting. Learners who miss more than 3 meetings or do not participate in showing their work may not be eligible to receive the certificate.
Pencil (a variety of graphite pencils recommended, but not mandatory)
Blending tools: Toilet paper, tissue, Q-tips or blending art tools
Joined April, 2020
At Young Art we believe in passion, creativity, and the power of education.  Our team is committed to inspiring the next generation of young artists, designers, and entrepreneurs to be bold innovators by providing creative and enriching... 
Group Class


for 8 classes
1x per week, 8 weeks
55 min

Completed by 2045 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 8-13
2-8 learners per class

SafetyPrivacyCA PrivacyLearner PrivacyTerms
Outschool International
Get The App
Download on the App StoreGet it on Google Play
© 2024 Outschool