Mapping out the fashion (or any other) face proportionally is  the biggest hump to get over.

Here are some non-verbal examples from my classroom that can help you simplify and map out the features on the face.

I hope this helps!

Lots more in my online intensive, where we go into this in depth, but I think these can really help a lot!

Laura Volpintesta, Fashion Illustration Tribe, FACES cheat sheet 1 faces cheat sheet 2



The eyes are halfway down the head.


This is the most important clue to drawing the face accurately.

The eyes are so emotionally overwhelming that we always draw them as HUGE…

which Is really cute , isn’t it?

The windows to the soul…

and soul is everything!

Let’s keep the soul in fashion design.



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