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Compared to an old man, an old woman’s face will have a softer and rounder shape.
The eyes will be larger, and the nose and mouth will be smaller.
Start by drawing a vertical line and divide it into 3 sections.
Draw a horizontal line slightly above the middle of the vertical line,
Mark the 4 points for the eyes.
So you'll divide it into 5 sections total.
Draw the shape of the face around the 4 endpoints.
The cheeks don't stand out here, so a simple oval will suffice.
On the bottom, draw a small curve for the chin.
Draw the shape of the ears. You'll notice that they’re a bit smaller than an old man’s.
Then draw the outline of the hair.
An old woman will still have plenty of hair on her head.
Here, it's tied back in a bun.
Make 2 small eyebrows slightly above the mark, here.
Add a line for the mouth in the lower third of the face, here.
Erase any unnecessary lines.
Darken the outline of the face.
Draw the insides of the ears.
Make a mark here, where the hair parts.
It’s important to establish the part in the hair before filling in the rest of the hair.
Then add a pair of earrings.
Here, we'll just draw a small string with a gem or pearl hanging on the end.
She has very thin eyebrows.
We'll give her small eyes which accentuate the roundness of her face.
Don’t forget to leave a tiny blank space as a reflection inside each pupil.
Now some wrinkles, to make her look older.
Then draw a tiny mouth.
Add some more wrinkles.
Next, we’ll draw a large, round pair of glasses, like a school teacher's, to give her an authoritative or
There are lots of small details that you can change to make her look kind, gentle, or strict, for example.
This is a style you often see on grandmothers in China.
We'll give her a Chinese collar, called a QiPao.
Lastly, we'll add a pin to hold her hair back.