How to Draw an Anime Nose

Anime is one of the most popular and beautiful forms of visual art. And in this tutorial we will show you how to draw an anime nose.

The fact is that in the anime there are a huge variety of how to draw noses. How the nose looks depends on many factors – on the age, gender, and even the alignment of the character. Below we will try to most widely show all the ways to draw anime noses.

Most often, the nose in anime is drawn as a simple line. Or two lines that indicate the appearance of the nostrils or the tip of the nose.

How to draw anime noses female

Anime nose can draw a little more complicated. To do this, you can add a slightly curved nose bridge to the simple lines from the figure drawing above. The line of the nasal bridge can be of various forms, you can see this in the drawing from the artists of below.

How to draw an anime nose

Pay attention to how the nose will look from the side. In its simplest form, it appears as two lines – the bridge of the nose, and the lower line of the nose. To it you can add a short line of the nostril. Also note how different noses can look like in anime.

Anime nose drawing

To make the anime nose drawing more complex, you need to add some shadows. In the anime shadows are drawn very easily. First, it is necessary to depict the outlines of the shadow itself, then, using a dense but light hatching, paint over this area of the shadow.

How to draw anime noses front view

In the figure below, we tried to show you how the noses look from many different points of view. Try to repeat them, not forgetting to apply the shadow in the same way as shown in the example from the artists of

Anime noses drawing

As you could see, it was quite easy to learn how to draw an anime nose. We repeat once again all the important points.

  • In order to draw an anime nose in the easiest form, you can do it in the form of the simplest line or two;
  • To give a little more realism, you can depict the nose bridge;
  • To further complicate your anime nose drawing, just depict the shadows with a light hatching.

And most importantly – try to draw an anime nose not only separately from the whole body, but also as a part of a portrait. Go to our art instruction on how to draw anime and try to repeat the whole picture, applying the knowledge gained in this article when you will draw a nose.


  1. This wasn’t helping me. I am trying to draw Jenna Ortega but noses have been a difficult thing for me to draw and this didn’t help me at all.

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