Drawing hair from templates for beginners: 20 tips

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Important factors when drawing hair

Have you ever tried drawing hair? It can be a real challenge, especially if you want to do it from a template. Don't worry, I've got 20 tips for you that will help you take your hair drawing to the next level.
  1. Practice the different strands: Each hair has its own shape and texture, so it's important to practice the different strands before attempting to draw entire hairstyles.

  2. Use fine pens: Use fine pens like pencils or fineliners to draw fine lines for the hair.

  3. Use Shading: Use shading to add depth and dimension to your hair.

  4. Use Light Sources: Pay attention to the light sources and how they affect the hair to create realistic highlights and shadows.

  5. Use the template as a reference: Use the template as a reference, but don't let it limit you. You can stick to them, but you must also let your own creativity run free.

  6. Use the whole brush: Use the whole brush to color in the hair and avoid leaving the brush in one place.

  7. Use Different Colors: Use different colors to add depth and texture to your hair.

  8. Practice with different hairstyles: Practice with different hairstyles to improve your skills and gain more experience with different hair types.

  9. Use Lines to Define Shape: Use lines to define the shape and swing of the hair.

  10. Use Shading to Texturize Hair: Use shading to texturize hair, giving it more depth and dimension.

  11. Practice using light and shadow: Practice using light and shadow to make the hair look more realistic.

  12. Use Fine Lines to Define Strands: Use fine lines to define strands and create the illusion of volume and movement.

  13. Choose a good template: A good template shows the hair from different angles and lets you better understand its structure and movement.

  14. Study the template: Spend time looking closely at the hair and understanding how it moves and its direction.

  15. Make Sketches: Practice drawing the hair by practicing it with sketches in different styles and directions.

  16. Use Different Textures: Experiment with different textures to make the hair look more realistic.

  17. Practice Shading: Practice shading the hair to add depth and dimension.

  18. Use a crease tool: Use a crease tool to smooth out the transition between each strand of hair.

  19. Use different pencils: Use different pencils with different thicknesses and textures to make the hair look more realistic.

  20. Use Different Shades: Use different shades to smooth the transition between strands.

Learn to draw hair portrait

Learn to draw hair portrait

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Drawing hair: practice makes perfect!

The more you draw, the better you will become. Keep at it and don't get discouraged if it doesn't work the first time.

I hope these tips will help you improve your hair drawing skills. Don't forget that no matter how good you are, it's important to enjoy your art. Good luck on your next drawing session!

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