Learn how to sketch a realistic 3/4 profile of a female head and face. Begin by drawing a simple circle. Add a few more construction lines which outline the general shape of the drawing. The rough features of the face come next. Now you are ready for more artistic touches, such as shadows underneath the nose and lower lip. Experiment with different brushes and intensity of color until you like the result. Learn to play with lines and shadows to create a sketch of a female head.