What is the art of drawing faces called?

A caricature is a rendered image showing the features of its subject in a simplified or exaggerated way through sketching, pencil strokes, or through other artistic drawings (compare to: cartoon).

What is Cartoon Art called?

Cartoon, originally, and still, a full-size sketch or drawing used as a pattern for a tapestry, painting, mosaic, or other graphic art form, but also, since the early 1840s, a pictorial parody utilizing caricature, satire, and usually humour.

How can I draw cartoon faces better?

Easy Cartoon Drawing Exercises

  1. Make a circle that will represent the skull of our character.
  2. Set the direction in which your character will be looking and draw the guidelines.
  3. Make the outline of the eyes in an oval shape.
  4. Draw the eye pupils (make them point to the nose, if you want a cute character).

What are cartoon faces?

Cartoon faces, like our human faces comprise common features such as a head, eyes, ears, nose, mouth, and eyebrows. These features are common to all cartoons, therefore must be kept in mind while drawing cartoon faces. However, they have to placed proportionately on the face.

What are the different facial expressions?

There six main types of facial expressions are found in all cultures: Happiness: round eyes, smiles, raised cheeks. Disgust: wrinkled nose, lowered eyelids and eyebrow, raised upper lip. Fear: area around eyes, open mouth. Anger: lower eyebrow and stare intensely. Surprise: raised eyebrow, wide open eyes, open mouth.

What are facial expressions and emotions?

Facial Expression. Facial Expression refers to displays of emotions and other clues and signals about physical and emotional states that are visible in the face. These expressions are the result of the almost infinite combination of muscular contractions that combine to display the array of emotions.

What is a sad facial expression?

Sad facial expression decoded Eyebrows. The inner corners of the eyebrows are angled upward forming an inverted ‘V’ above the nose. Eyes. The upper eyelids are drooped and the person who is sad usually looks down. Lips. Lips are stretched horizontally with the lower lip pushed up and the lip corners turned down. Cheeks. Examples of the sadness facial expression.