Find Your Style with Character Portrait Illustration: Drawing Faces Inspired by Astrology

By Iva Mikles •  Updated: Nov 12, 2021 •  Online Classes

Learn to draw portraits and faces using simple shapes.

Drawing portraits is a lot of fun! Face features can add so much personality and stories to your character illustrations!

If you want to feel more comfortable drawing stylized character portraits as well as exploring different face designs, this class is for you!

Start Simple and Level Up

In this class, I will take you through the journey of designing stylized portraits and faces using simple shapes, so you get more comfortable and have a solid starting point when drawing characters for your illustrations.

To make the learning fun and personal for you, we will be using the theme of Astrology and Zodiac signs to design your stylized portraits.

What Students Say?

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“This class is so much fun!! Although I’ve seen a couple of other classes on how to draw faces, this one caught my eye because of the zodiac theme. It’s easy to follow and I learned new tips and techniques. I also had a lot of fun drawing a zodiac inspired portrait for my friend’s birthday!”

Simone, Student

What You Will Learn

You will learn:

I will also show you techniques of how you can take inspiration from references and you will learn how to simplify the real-life in your character design.

At the end of the class, you will have an illustration you could print out for your home, give to friends or family, or take your design further and even use it in your portfolio if you create your own Zodiac sign illustration.

I will be using Procreate, but feel free to use any other drawing software or medium you prefer. 

In addition, you will also get a bunch of freebies to practice:

Let’s get started with expanding your horizons and drawing awesome faces!

See you in the class!

Hi, I am Iva (rhymes with “viva”). I am an artist, illustrator, founder of Art Side of Life®, and Top Teacher on Skillshare. Since 2009 I've worked as an illustrator, character designer, art director, and branding specialist focusing on illustration, storytelling, concepts, and animation. I believe that we are all creative in infinite numbers of ways, so I've made it my mission to teach you everything I know and help either wake up or develop your creative genius. Learn more about me.