Welcome to Let’s Draw People!

Whether you are just starting to draw all over again or you have a little more experience, Let’s Draw People lets you expand upon your skills as a beginning or intermediate portrait artist.

The information found throughout this site will help you to learn how to draw people with tips and techniques to help you draw the human face and form in a variety of styles. You will find informative articles, step-by-step tutorials and pictures, and how-to videos to accommodate your needs and abilities.

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I’m Jack, a self-taught artist and the founder of Let’s Draw People. My reason for starting this site is to help other aspiring portrait artists learn how to draw people by improving their skills and rediscovering their drawing passion!

Learn how to draw people and how to become a skilled pencil portrait artist. Make use of our articles and tutorials and employ your artistic talents today!

What You Can Find Here

The lessons and other posts on this website are organized into the following categories:

  • Facial Features – Find how-to tips for drawing specific parts of the face and head: eyes, nose, mouth, ears, hair, and so on.
  • Figure and Clothing – Here you’ll find how to draw beyond a standard head-and-shoulders portrait. Learn about drawing people (along with the clothes they wear) below the neckline.
  • Everyday People – Choose from a selection of tutorials teaching how to draw regular men, women, and children – just posing or in different, everyday situations.
  • Well-Known People – Practice capturing the likeness of a person by drawing a well-known person that everyone should recognize!
  • Techniques – Discover more about drawing tips, materials, and shortcuts that have been around for centuries, as well as those that may be new to you.
  • Videos – Articles and tutorials that have a video will also be posted here. If you are a true visual learner and still pictures aren’t enough, then try here!

Click on an image below and start exploring the content relating to that topic!

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Recent Posts

How to Draw Eyes of a Bride

Here we have a drawing of a bride, eyes wide and looking from behind a bouquet. The central focus will be on her eyes and how to draw them. Hopefully after giving this a try, you will learn to include all of the little details that bring the eyes to life. So refer to the reference photo below, as well …

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How to Draw Justin Bieber

When making a drawing of celebrities (or anyone else, for that matter), it’s helpful to look for characteristics in their features that stand out or make them unique. Noticing these characteristics and including them in your drawing will help you to create a closer, more accurate likeness. In this tutorial, we will use this reference photo to learn how to …

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Tutorial for Drawing a Nose

Okay Everybody, if you want to know how to draw noses, here is a quick tutorial for how to draw a simple nose. It is a very generic nose looking straight ahead. Step 1: Sketch the Basic Shapes Think about each of the major parts of the nose as a shape. Lightly draw these shapes to serve as your guidelines. …

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Tips for How to Draw Noses

If you have trouble when it comes to drawing noses, you are not alone. For many people, the nose seems to be a major sticking point. If you want to know how to draw noses better, just read the following tips! Placement Although noses do come in many shapes and sizes, they all have the same placement on the face. …

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Let’s See How to Draw People

Have you always wanted to draw a realistic human face? Many people feel anxious if they are asked to draw people because they fear that their facial drawing will bear no likeness to the person. Portraiture is the art of creating portraits. A portrait can be defined as a drawing, painting, or photograph of a particular person. In short, portraits …

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