Drawing the Mouth with Color Pencils
A color pencil drawing of the mouth.
The mouth is the second most expressive feature of the face and often displays our responses to different circumstances. It may communicate a range of emotions including joy, sadness, contentment, desire, fear, anger, frustration, uncertainty and disapproval.
The way a person's mouth is configured is distinctive to that individual and consequently an important feature of any portrait that aims to create an accurate likeness of the subject. Therefore, you need to look very closely at the mouth to capture its unique shape and form.
Please follow the steps below to explore the process and techniques used to build up our color pencil drawing of the mouth.