Creating Comic Book Faces In Sketchbook Pro 8

Learn to Draw a Male and Female Face from Start to Finish

Last updated 2022-01-10 | 4.5

- Draw their comic book style faces.
- Draw facial features properly.
- Use Sketchbook Pro more effectively.

What you'll learn

Draw their comic book style faces.
Draw facial features properly.
Use Sketchbook Pro more effectively.

* Requirements

* You can use a copy of Sketchbook Pro 8 to draw with but most of these techniques will apply to other programs and traditional methods.
* An open mind and eagerness to learn!


This course will cover how to draw comic book style faces step by step. You will learn how to draw a comic style male and female face from start to finish in a full frontal view.  You will learn simple measurements to map out the face and make the drawing process much easier to accomplish.  This course will show you how to create your line art and refine the rough sketch to get it ready for the coloring process.  We will then finish the faces by adding color and effects to our artwork. By the end of this course you will have a strong fundamental knowledge of how to construct facial drawings and a better understanding of the tools within Sketchbook Pro 8 that help with this process.  We will go over the use of layers, brushes, selection tools and many other great features in this powerful program.  If you are looking to improve your ability to draw interesting characters while gaining a stronger knowledge of this amazing drawing program, then this course is for you! And remember you have a 30 Day Money Back Guarantee if you are not totally satisfied with this course! 

Who this course is for:

  • This course is best suited for artist new to drawing comic book characters.
  • Students that want to improve their knowledge about Sketchbook Pro.

Course content

3 sections • 9 lectures

Introduction - Creating Comic Book Faces in Sketchbook Pro 8 Preview 01:52

In this lecture I explain what you will learn in this course and what to expect.

Part 2 - Creating Face Shapes in Sketchbook Pro 8 Preview 11:52

In this lecture I walk you through the process of using Sketchbook Pro 8 to create some basic face shapes.  By creating the larger basic forms we can then work to refine our characters and prepare us for the next lesson where we place our facial features.

Part 3 - Measuring and Placing Facial Features Preview 14:18

In this lecture we begin to measure and place our facial features.  I show you some basic mechanics to use when aligning your features to help with that process.

Part 4 - Rendering the Male Face Preview 17:13

In this lecture we will start to refine the line work to our male character. I also show you how to use the layers to aid in that process.  You will also learn a few tips on getting cleaner lines in your work.

Part 5 - Rendering the Female Face Preview 20:02

In this lecture we will render the female face and refine our line work.  You will also learn tips on how to draw and apply shadows.

Part 6 - Coloring Our Character in Sketchbook Pro 8 Preview 15:05

In this lecture you will learn how to add colors to your characters in Sketchbook Pro 8.  You will learn how to use the layer system along with the copic library to make quick work of your coloring process.

How to Draw the Female Face from a Side View Preview 18:44

In this lesson you will learn how to construct the female face from a side view by using a series of measurements. 

Bonus Lecture Preview 00:42

Brush Settings in Sketchbook Pro + My Brushes Preview 17:09

I have also included my basic brush set from Sketchbook Pro for you to try.