At 12/1/13 05:02 PM, Jester wrote:
At 12/1/13 04:52 PM, 372 wrote:
It kinda seems like you draw the same face on every person ..That seems to have been the general consensus these past few months, it's a hole i'm trying my best to climb out of.
You need to observe people more, there are many variations between one persons face to another. An example would be discussing how many variations there are of noses, things such as nostril size, the upwards and downwards tilts that the tip of the nose can have and the width and length of the bridge. But then you have to take in consideration that not everyone has a perfectly shaped nose for example the actor Peter Dinklage has somewhat of an uneven nose shape but that alone gives his face alot of character.
I think it's all about being able pin point the different parts of the face and cutting it into segments and then comparing those segments with multiple people to see how they differ from one another, it's basically all about observing.
I buy reference books filled with photographs of peoples faces, they usually have sections of one face pulling multiple expressions which you can compare with another section of a completely different person pulling the same expression but because they have different facial structures you notice how the shapes cause the faces to react differently to one another.
Either way good luck and keep drawing.