How to Draw an Ear

Completely Understand Where to Place and
How to Draw an Ear From Any Angle








Sycra Yasin


In this lesson series on how to draw an ear, you’re going to learn a very easy to understand method for drawing the ear. This means you won’t be wasting any time by studying too much theory. Right from the first minute you can get your pencil and follow along.

This lesson series is aimed at the beginner artist and will explain how to draw the ear in simple to understand terms, so even if you are a complete beginner and have never drawn an ear before, you won’t have any problems getting started. By the time you have completed all four lessons in this series you will know exactly how to draw good looking ears for your characters.

First, you will be looking at drawing the ear from the side view. This is the easiest way to get started, because the major parts of the ear are all displayed clearly. This is also the viewpoint that most of us are familiar with when we picture an ear in our heads.

When you start to turn the ear to draw a three quarter, front or back view ear that is where people usually have some difficulty. To help you overcome this you’ll learn how to break down the ear into a simple 3D box that you can rotate and get the basic shape of the ear from any view.

Lastly, you will study how the ear appears from different viewing angles while being attached to the full head. This will bring all of the knowledge of the previous lessons together and give you some tips, tricks and methods for drawing the ear from the three quarter, front and back views.

Main Takeaways from this Course:

  • How to easily understand the parts of the ear
  • How to draw the ear from the front view
  • Drawing the ear from the side view
  • Back view drawing of the ear
  • Shading the ear
  • Placing the ear on the head
  • Ear drawing proportions

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