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Today we’re going to learn how to draw chibi. What’s a chibi you might ask? Oh my oh my… Well, it’s kind of hard to explain. A chibi is a short, funny and squishy caricature of what are usually regular anime/manga (or other) characters. Their a lot shorter and with bigger heads. For more details, check out Wiki.
But enough about this. We’re here to draw chibi not to discuss about it. Mainly, if you’re a pretty good anime drawer you should not have any problem with the chibi people. We can’t say there are any particular rules for drawing chibi, everyone does it as they want to. Below you can find a couple of examples.
But, if you are looking for a step by step guide, we have one in a picture (a little bit bellow). The main steps are the following:
And of course, you can learn how to draw chibi from videos. We have a couple of them, quite interesting i might add, just bellow. Check them out.
How to draw chibi heads
Six ways of drawing chibi faces
And that’s it. You can now consider yourself a chibi drawing expert. Actually, no, but if you keep practicing all the things showed in this tutorial, you will once day know how to draw chibi. In the mean time, keep drawing and don’t forget to read our other manga/anime drawing guides.
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