In this lesson we want to show you how to draw curly hair. Undoubtedly, this lesson will be very useful for each of you.
With the help of a clear and accessible instruction, you will learn how to draw curly hair step by step. You can apply the acquired skills in the future when you want to draw a portrait of a person.
In this tutorial, you have to draw a girl with lush hair below her shoulders. The girl’s face is not detailed as the focus of this tutorial will be on the hairstyle. Free form lines are allowed in this tutorial, and the shape of the curls in your drawing may differ slightly from our example.
Time needed: 1 hour
How to Draw Curly Hair
- Draw the base.
Using thin lines draw the outline of an oval-shaped head. Draw the neck, shoulders, and neck in a semicircular shape.
- Add the outer outline of the hair.
Use wavy lines to outline the hair on the crown and sides of the head to outline the outer contour of the hairstyle.
- Depict the hair above the forehead.
Use smooth, curved lines of varying lengths and carefully draw the outline of the hair above the forehead.
- Sketch out the hair on top.
With the help of wavy lines, depict strands of the hair at the crown, while taking into account the direction of the hair growth.
- Draw the strands of the hair on one side.
Continue adding hair with wavy lines and draw the strands of the hair on the right side. Draw few spiky strands below.
- Depict the strands of the hair on the other side.
Repeat the previous step in the same way draw the hair on the other side. Depict few spiky strands at the bottom as well.
- Sharpen the rest of the body.
Focus on the auxiliary lines and carefully outline the contour of the face, neck, shoulders, and neck.
- Sketch out the small strands of the hair.
Along the outer outline, add the small spiky strands of the hair. Add one long strand of the hair near the temple.
- Correct inaccuracies.
Look carefully at the drawing and if you notice inaccuracies, then correct them. Carefully remove the auxiliary lines.
- Color the drawing.
Color the skin and hair with any natural shades. For coloring clothes, use blue or any other bright color of the choice.
Now you have learned how to draw curly hair. We hope that you have memorized all the steps of drawing and will be able to repeat such a drawing if necessary. Subscribe to us on social networks and follow the news.