5 Steps to Drawing Faces

Cover: 5 Steps to Drawing Faces Spread: 5 Steps to Drawing Faces

After explaining interesting facts about faces in an introduction, this book shows readers how to draw each face part, as well as happy, sad, and silly faces. The text also discusses drawing tips and the different ways to color finished pieces.

Table of Contents

  • Skin and Eyes
  • Nose
  • Mouth
  • Drawing Tips
  • Eyes
  • Nose
  • Mouth
  • Plain Face
  • Happy Face
  • Sad Face
  • Scared Face
  • Silly Face
  • More Drawing
  • Glossary
  • Find Out More
  • Index



  • Dewey: 743.4
  • Graphics: Full-color photographs, Full-color illustrations
  • Reinforced book (9781609731977): 9.5 x 8, 32 pages, © 2012
  • Hosted ebook (9781623231378): 9.5 x 8, 32 pages, © 2013
  • Subject: Arts/Crafts
  • Series: 5 Steps to Drawing


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A Review of "5 Steps to Drawing" in Booklist

Yes, kids like to draw pets and monsters, but they also enjoy drawing people now and then. This colorful guide to drawing faces opens with an introductory section that provides drawing tips and a list of tools to get started, and offers supportive advice like ‘everyone makes mistakes’ and ‘stay loose.’ Then, different spreads are devoted to drawing the specific features of eyes, nose, and mouth. The book then goes on to explain how to create various facial expressions: happy, sad, scared, and silly. The book concludes with a glossary and a short bibliography of books and websites. The inviting format and simple step-by-step instructions make this a good place for budding artists to begin.


Illustrator: Dana Regan

Dana Regan is originally from Lake Nebagamon, Wisconsin, and has her bachelor of fine arts degree in illustration from Washington University in Saint Louis, Missouri. She has illustrated more than 75 books and written seven early reader books, which, collectively, have sold more than 1 million copies. She lives and works in Kansas City, Missouri, with her sons, Joe and Tommy, who are a constant source of inspiration and tech support.


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