Drawing Hair

Curly, spiky, cropped, or straight—there are many different ways to draw hair and hairdos can be interpreted differently based on an artist’s style. Some artists prefer drawing hair realistically with a lot of detail. Others prefer a stylized look, and draw only contour lines that imply the hair’s shape. You can also block in the hair without highlights or shading if a character has dark hair. The choices are endless!


Hairstyles and Personality Hair can play an important role in defining a character. For example, you may give a bubbly, shôjo girl bouncy curls or a young, rebellious hero pointy, gravity-defying locks. Accentuate a ...

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