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Learn how to draw with the drawing lessons in this Howcast video series.
You Will Need
- A graphite pencil
- An eraser
Draw body and head shapes
Draw an upside-down triangle to represent her shoulders to her waist, and then a right side-up triangle whose top point overlaps the bottom point of the first triangle by about a third to be her waist to her hips. Add an oval on top of the shoulders for her head.
Add legs and feet
Add two legs extending from the bottom of the lower triangle and attach small elongated ovals for feet.
Add arms and neck
Add a thin rectangle extending from each shoulder. For bent arms, divide the rectangles into upper arms, elbows, and lower arms. Connect the head to the shoulders with a small, thin trapezoid.
Refine the form
Round your shapes and refine the contours of your drawing, adding two half circles on the chest for breasts. Erase the unnecessary guidelines.
Add face and hair
Divide the face oval in half vertically and horizontally, and draw eyes along the center horizontal line, one on either side of the vertical line. Add a nose along the vertical line, and a mouth below the nose, bisecting the vertical line. Then erase your guidelines and add outer and inner hairlines.
Give your girl style by adding clothing, jewelry and shoes.
Add shading to shadowed areas to create a realistic look.