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25 Essential Expressions by napalmnacey 25 Essential Expressions by napalmnacey
This is a challenge and an exercise that I find incredibly helpful when hashing out a new character. It's good to have nearby when doing your panels and you're thinking, "Damn, what does So-and-so's nose do in this expression?" Or maybe your drawing isn't consistent and you want to keep a certain look? Catalogue them on this sheet first and keep it nearby for easy reference!

I'd be more than happy to see filled out sheets in other people's devs! Let me know if you do post it cause I'd like to see it!

EDIT: Fixed typo, took away 'surprised' and replaced it with 'tired', then added 'surprised' to 'shocked'. I want to thank the forum folk at girl-wonder.org for the suggested changes!

EDIT the 2nd: WOW. This thing has taken off! I will read all your comments eventually, it'll just take me some time!

The Tutorial that this exercise sheet goes with. Enjoy!
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:iconthepirateartist:
ThePirateArtist Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist Artist
I spent so many hours on this but I did it.
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nauticalnautilus Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2017  New Deviant
i suffered through this here u go fav.me/daumg1q
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ChroniFish Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2017  Student General Artist
Oooh I'll do this for the weekends! :D 
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BrookRiver Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2017  Student Digital Artist
boy do I need to work on head angles and facial proportions fav.me/dau4ew3
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Holmes-JA Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2017  New Deviant Hobbyist Digital Artist
This looks like fun to try, thanks for sharing!
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ZuZiDrawsStuff Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Can I do this? :3
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Shennnigou111 Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2016  New Deviant  Traditional Artist
tnx
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TheLittledDemonCat Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2016  Hobbyist
25 Essential Expressions Meme by TheLittledDemonCat
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Lunar3c1ipz3 Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
May I use this?
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Fifekun Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I must do!!! :3 I can borrows?
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toonanimals317 Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Used here -> toonanimals317.deviantart.com/…

Thanks for this awesome sheet! :D
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schwarzweix Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2016  New Deviant Hobbyist General Artist
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this helped me getting back into drawing and experimenting. I'm far from consistent but I feel like I learned quite a bit while doing this, so thank you =)
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maddyfairyqueen Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2016  Student Artist
This be fun !
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PyromaniacVampire Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
fav.me/daqk0qo <here's a version with a cyclops. Was very funny to make hehe :)
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AnastasiiaTaka Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you very much for challenge)
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Wolfantom Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2016  Student Digital Artist
This one's pretty good
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AnastasiiaTaka Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you very much))
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spywarelan Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2016
Honestly I am interested to use this.Is it ok napalmnacey ?
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salainia Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2016  Hobbyist
My version here :3 : fav.me/dape48z
It was so fun <3 !!
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TheScreepy Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2016
Here's a rendition I did. thescreepy.deviantart.com/art/…
Thank you for sharing this! It really is helpful! :)
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PegaKid2012 Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Um... this looks cool, can I use this please? :)
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AJBox Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2016  Hobbyist
I did a thing! hope you like it. fav.me/daox42s
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Pamuya95 Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2016
Thanks for this, here's my version: pamuya95.deviantart.com/art/25…
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Aubergine100 Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2016  Student Traditional Artist
Cool! =)
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FlamingDildo Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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Thank you for granting me an excellent opportunity to practice facial expressions!
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star-dvst Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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shadowdelta47 Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2016  Student Traditional Artist
Just the practice I needed, thanks!
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EcstatikFanatik Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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Fanni9998 Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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Midnight-Lovestruck Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
How can I print out this out? 
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Adventureorrage Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2016  Hobbyist
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done thanks for making this :)
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littleLPSWarriorfan Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2016  Hobbyist Filmographer
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Artich0ker Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
used :) artich0ker.deviantart.com/art/…
It is veeeery edited because I use an already filled one that I thought was exactly this one :( When I noticed it was too late ._.
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2Stronkk4U Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks so much for this! This really helped me work on poses and expressions
Fayth 25 Expressions Challenge
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whymeiy Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks so much for this template! It was exactly what I needed to practice keeping my character consistent. I'll be sure to use it again for my new/other characters. Cheers!
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Nieobca Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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IsadlmTFM Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
It is very beautiful!
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Nieobca Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oooooh <3
Thank you so much 
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Renee0729 Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2016
when i dounload it, it becomes BAD quality, and i can't use it like that without getting angry... could you turn this to a png file or something?
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orangebrown21 Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
you just have to click on the download button, zoom in, right click, save as ..., then open it in your drawing program and set it on mode "multiply", then you draw on a new layer under or above it
it worked fine for me and it's on full quality...
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Renee0729 Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2016
Uhhhhhhhhhh....... h...huh? I...i think i get it?
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orangebrown21 Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
that explanation was very messy sorry D: 
did it work?
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Renee0729 Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2016
idk... i haven't brought the pic up...
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MightyRay Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hello!
Here is my attempt: Cream the rabbit expressions
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Wolfsonic602 Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
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Cloudy95 Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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Jowybean Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2016  Professional General Artist
Thank you for providing this really helpful challenge I just finished my new one =D expressive water
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Renigaed Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
How do I get the transparent version? 
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