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Drawing anime noses by moni158 Drawing anime noses by moni158
A few tips on drawing Anime noses and how to do the shadow. ( in my style)

Noses can be difficult to shade if your not familiar with the shape. The shadow will be different according the the type of nose you are drawing. The noses i have drawn have a bridge that extents up all the way to between the eyes, and the shadow is done accordingly.

If there is less of a bridge there will be less of a shadow on the upper part of the nose.

The nostrils aren't always shadowed, especially if there is more than one light source or the light is coming directly from the side of the nose.

The shape is pretty straight forward, but the problems come when trying to draw it from different angles, once again i suggest a mirror or to look at some reference pictures, even if there from real life since its easy to convert itto manga

Hope this was helpful :iconbaibaiplz:
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Deepinthebastabyss Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
oh thanks you! I should try this
ann47 Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2014   General Artist
this will help me  for my drawings:)
gebol027 Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2014
this tutorial which i need. thanks
sfxon Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2014
Thank you. I like the shading part with the colors. Indeed this is helpful.
Darkcat13 Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Thank you so very much for this
iLyriics Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Ty <3333 It's very helpful. 8D
demonangelsnow Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2014
what tools do you use to do your shading and such? and what do you use photoshop for?(i mean do you just use it for effects or you switch off doing your art on sai and photoshop)
ajtakashi Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2014
Wow, thanks.
Carl-McIntyre Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2014  Student General Artist
Oh my god all your work is incredible!
xhigure Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Tottaly not helpful. Why? While painting nose, there is a biiig, big abyss between last and third step of painting. And what do we between them? Oh well, and no instructions. Only few words.
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