Draw face side view Samus Aran from Metroid. Learn to draw female portrait from side view. This video tutorial shows you how to draw a portrait from side view. You can also find step by step tutorial by scrolling down further.

In this tutorial, I will show you how using a Metroid female character Samus Aran. You will learn how to draw a woman face from video tutorial and step by step image process. Yow will learn from easy drawing video demo from constructed a basic facial sketch. You will also know where exactly to place eyes, nose and lips in proportion to the face along with her Metroid mech armor suit. This tutorial sample is not by any mean finished illustration of a Samus Aran character. It is just a quick sketching demo, if you want refine and finish tutorial then you around the website and you will find some either premium or free. Samus Aran (サムス・アラン) is the protagonist of the Metroid video game. Orphaned during a Space Pirate raid on her home of K-2L, Samus was adopted by the mysterious Chozo and taken to Zebes where she was infused with their DNA and raised to become a warrior. Samus Aran is actually the first lady who is ass kicking as a main character in the world of video game. Way back in the 80s this was a huge, shocking revelation. This was before the age of Buffy and Lara Croft and countless other ass-kicking examples of womanhood.

Here is a final sketch

Samus Aran Metroid drawing

Draw face side view Samus Aran


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Below are step by step how to draw Samus Aran from Metroid side view of her face.  Step one, I start with a circle then draw two intersection lines for her chin.  Then I draw two parallel horizontal line to be eye level measurement.  Step two, I begin drawing her eye and eyebrow inside the parallel lines, then a nose and part of upper lip.  Step three, now I am finishing the rest of the face.  Step four, now I start to draw and shade her long hair that flowing from behind.  Step five, I use dark gray to establish basic shadow for the whole piece.  Step six, I expand the canvas a bit so I can put a little bit of her armor in the picture.  Watch the video drawing instruction for more detail.

draw face side view

draw face side view

Samus Aran Metroid drawing

Samus Aran Metroid drawing

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Draw face side view Samus Aran

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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 IdrawGirls.com (TheArtClasses.com) 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. Business Inquiry please e-mail me.


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