How to draw a nose

How to draw a nose step by step front view facial video tutorial. Another facial structure sketch and drawing study.

Now I am kind of back to basic stuff partly because I want to test out some video recording and timing of the drawing duration. There has been many request about drawing a nose so here it is. It is true that many artist struggling with drawing and sketching nose. One thing to keep in mind is that, when drawing a nose don’t think of it as a nose, just draw or sketch according to lighting and provide the drawing with values you really see, not what you think you see or what it should look like from your imagination. Once you nail it down (drawing nose), you can then re-imagine how to correctly drawing a nose using value and line combination and how you see fit and actually make a nose looks pretty as it should.

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nose drawing

nose drawing

Watch and learn from the video drawing instruction how to draw nose

Watch how to draw a nose from another angle


Below are step by step drawing nose easy to follow and go along with the video lesson.

how to draw nose

how to draw nose

nose drawing

nose drawing

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Xia Taptara (黃曉聲 Huang XiaoShēng), currently a freelance concept artist for games and films, formerly a character concept artist for ArenaNet/NCsoft (GuildWars & Guildwars 2). I also work on various projects for Game of Thrones, Square-Enix, Paizo Publishing, Fantasy Fight Games, Disney Interactive, and many publishers & clients. I use Wacom Tablet Intuos and Photoshop CS2,3,4,5 to do most of my professional art work. I use pencil, pen, and traditional medium in my free time. I founded ( in 2007 to motivate myself to create more and better art. Also I get to draw and paint whatever the hell I want to. Hopefully I can inspired some young soul and old soul alike. *QUESTIONS & COMMENT: PLEASE POST THEM ON THE BLOG. Or CONTACT ME via idrawgirls Facebook page. DO NOT E-MAIL ME. Thank you. ;-)
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14 Responses to How to draw a nose

  1. Kay says:

    Thanks but I will never get it right.

  2. Thanks! The concepts that you have putted here was totally good. It really give us an acquirable techniques and it is very easy to adopt even if we are just new to this kind of works.

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  4. Gustavo says:

    Nice tut Xia.

  5. CoachPatrickROCKS!!!! says:


  6. Downs says:

    Any advice with the women nose ?
    I can’t get it right!!
    Thank’s for the tutorial, it help me improve a lot.

  7. Hey There says:

    This is really helpful. Thank’s a lot!!

  8. FAQyomadder says:

    It’s still really hard cause I’m shit

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  10. Courtneymoo says:

    that was crap… it didnt help me at all it made it worse

  11. Akigatoblu says:

    Thank’s a lot, you’re right it’s kind of intimidating when you drawing the nose, the draw i’ve got it’s not bad, thanks again pal

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