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How To Draw a Skull

Watch more How to Draw for Beginners videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Learn to draw a simple version of the human skull. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Outline skull, add cheekbones Draw a half circle with the opening at the bottom. This will represent the top of the skull. Add cheekbones by drawing two lines, starting just inside the open part of the half circle and gently curving outside the circle. Step 2: Add jaw line Continue the cheekbone lines so they move downward and curve inward, toward the center of the skull. Then connect the two lines horizontally. This will be the bottom row of teeth. Step 3: Draw top row of teeth Draw a broad U-shape connecting the bottom of the cheekbones and going across the bottom jaw line. This will be the top row of teeth. Tip The skull has three basic sections, the hairline to eyebrows, eyebrows to the bottom of the nose, and bottom of the nose to the chin. Step 4: Add teeth Draw a second U-shaped line parallel and below the first and draw short, straight lines on both sides. Create teeth with short vertical lines inside the "smile." Tip Slightly darkening the face of the teeth creates realism. Step 5: Add eye and nose cavities Add wide, round eye cavities centered between the top of the head and chin, leaving the space of one cavity between them. Step 6: Add nose cavity and shade cavities Add two tear drop shapes between the cheek bones and above the teeth for the nose cavity. Shade all the cavities. The darkest areas will be at the top of each shape. Step 7: Add more shading Shade the skull, making the outer edges darker to create depth. Did You Know? Did you know? A baby's skull consists of several cranial bones held together by a material called sutures, which allow the skull to expand as the baby grows.
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