Learn to draw a braid using a pencil (+ coloring)

A child often asks how to draw a hairstyle properly when we are drawing a person from the back. Men’s hair is easier to draw. They’re short. It’s more difficult to draw the women’s hair. We offer you to learn how to draw a braid. This instruction is also suitable if you want to draw a snow maiden’s braid.

You need:
1

Head's contours

Draw a braid on the head. That’s why draw a small circle which smoothly goes into a hairstyle.

Head's contours

2

Starting to "plait"

Separate the left strand of the hair with the help of your pencil.

Starting to "plait"

Then – the right one.

Starting to "plait"

3

Spikelet

The left, central and right strands are connected into a beautiful spike which goes along the entire length of the hair.

Spikelet

Draw it using some small details.

Spikelet

Finish your drawing in such a way that you will be able to add an elastic band at the bottom.

Spikelet

4

Elastic band

The hair keeps together due to it.

Elastic band

5

Tail

It’s the lower part of the hairstyle which is separated with the elastic band.

Tail

6

Shoulders

The drawing will not be quite complete without them.

Shoulders

If you are drawing with an older child you can continue your drawing and draw the girl.

Shoulders

7

Coloring

The hair can be colored in any color.

Coloring

You can color a long braid in any colors online.

Choose how you want to paint.

8

Collage

Collage learn to draw a braid



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