How To Draw Anime Hair / Manga Hair

Learn How to Draw Anime Hair / Manga Hair Quickly & Easily!

This is relatively easy because you will draw only one circle in the middle. It will be your guide in this how to draw anime hair/manga hair tutorial (00 min 21 sec).

As always, use light strokes so that it will be easier to erase them all once you’re finished. The idea with the hair is to make a number of curve pairs that will form points together. Begin with the fringe, because it will be positioned in front of everything else (00 min 41 sec).

One thing to keep in mind: all the pencil strokes look a lot like S and C shapes, which makes it extremely easy to “handle” the hair. Once you get this trick, it will be so much easier to learn how to draw anime hair/manga hair.

Follow the guidelines in the video and don’t stop until you’re finished with the first six or so. Next, you can move on to the neck (03 min 08 sec). It’s the most straightforward part.

After you’re done with most of the hair, spend some time on adding the much smaller parts to make it look more realistic (05 min 50 sec).

Keep adding those “strands” to turn that bunch of curves into real anime hair (07 min 15 sec). They don’t have to be of a certain shape or size – just go with the flow.

Finally, erase the strokes you drew in the beginning (that circle) and enjoy (07 min 30 sec). That’s it for the how to draw anime hair/manga hair guide!

Before you learn how to draw anime hair / manga hair, did you know?

Have you been waiting for another tutorial in our series of anime and manga videos? If that’s the case, that take a close look at  how to draw anime hair/manga hair. Although there are many, many anime hairstyles, I chose a fairly obvious style that screams anime. Most of the times, this style will be more than enough to put your grand ideas on a piece of paper.

It’s quite similar to drawing a flower in a lot of ways and, just like many flowers, it’s not so difficult once you get the hang of it. Curvy lines are what this drawing is made of.

Anime has been around for decades. At first, only the Japanese were big fans of it. Thankfully, these days, the whole world knows and loves this style, and you can as well once you master the drawing techniques.


Some Things To Keep In Mind…

These tutorials are only here to guide you. Your drawing does not need to look "identical" to mine.

Start with rough but light pencil strokes that you can work into the shapes you want.

Once you have your rough drawing completed, go over it in a darker stroke for your final drawing.

Add shading and/or color to complete if desired.

Using this technique you will be able to draw anything after some practice... even without following step-by-step tutorials.

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