How to Draw Hair: Male & Female – Ultimate Tutorial

How to Draw Hair: Male & Female

We spend hours and hours in front of the mirror, trying to manage and style our hair. As we love and groom our hair so much, drawing them is also fun but at the same time challenging. In this step-by-step tutorial we have covered six different enchanting and chic hair-styles both for men and women. So take the drawing board out and paint your favourite coiffures right now.

Video Tutorial

Tools

  • Canson Drawing Paper
  • HB Derwent Graphic Pencil
  • 0.5mm 4B and HB Mechanical Leads
  • Mechanical Pencil Housing
  • Kneadable Eraser
  • Screw
  • Key

Video overview

Male

30:50 Quick summary of the whole process
0:25 Male hairstyle #1
0:34 Step 1 – Draw a head
0:49 Step 2 – Draw the hairline
1:59 Step 3 – Draw an outline
2:24 Step 4 – Visualize the flow
3:07 Step 5 – Break things down into simple shapes
5:00 Step 6 – Understand/plan out the lighting
6:40 Step 7 – Add the details
9:25 Drawing gray hair
12:14 Boring vs. Interesting hair
14:23 Male hairstyle #2
15:23 Male hairstyle #3

Female

15:42 Female hairstyle #1
15:42 Step 1 – Draw a head
15:47 Step 2 – Draw the hairline
16:33 Step 2.1 – Draw the parting line
16:42 Step 3 – Draw an outline
18:25 Step 4 – Visualize the flow
19:25 Step 5 – Break things down into simple shapes
21:06 Overlapping example
21:40 Step 6 – Understand/plan out the lighting
22:22 Step 7 – Add the details
25:32 Stroke thickness
26:52 How to add depth
28:05 Female hairstyle #2
29:31 Female hairstyle #3

Credit: RapidFireArt