How to draw a kawaii girl

How to Draw a Kawaii Girl

If you’ve been reading my website for a while, you’ll discover I love drawing cute kawaii things.

I can’t believe I’ve drawn so many animals and food but I’ve never drawn a kawaii girl before.

So, in this post, I’m going to teach you how to draw a cute kawaii girl step by step.

This is such a great kid’s project! And these make adorable stickers.

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This is what you’ll learn to draw by the end of this post:

color the hair

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How to draw a kawaii girl step by step – Easy tutorial for beginners

Please note that I’m using Procreate and drawing this digitally.

You can even use Clip Art Studio as it is beautiful software that most digital artists use, including Manga and Anime artists.

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I talk more about how I got started with digital art here.

You can use any tool you want to make this drawing because the process basically is the same. You can use color pencils, pens or crayons – it’s completely your choice!

Let’s begin.

Step 1: Draw the outline of the girl

Let’s start by drawing the girl first.

We’ll start with the face.

We are going to draw a semi-circle for the face like this:

draw a semi circle for the face

Then we’ll draw 2 ears and 2 small eyes on the same level as the ears like this:

draw 2 ears and 2 eyes

Next, I’ll color the eyes and add 2 eyelashes and also draw a small mouth smiling at the center like this:

color the eyes and add a mouth

We’re done with the face.

Let’s draw the clothes.

I’m going to start by drawing her sleeves like this. Yes, there’s no neck. Kawaii characters are very small and rounded so we eliminate unnecessary details.

draw the teeshirt

Next, we’ll draw her shirt tucked in, like this:

draw the shirt

Then, we’ll draw her little shorts.

draw the shorts

Next, we’ll draw her legs and shoes like this:

draw the shoes

Next, we’ll complete the sleeves and draw her tiny hands.

draw the sleeves

Next, I’ll add a little bad just to add more cuteness to this drawing.

add a small bag

And then, I’ll draw her bangs – just keep drawing various shapes over her head – draw some curved and some straight – this will replicate cute bangs.

draw bangs

And then, I’ll draw her hair – I’m going to give her long hair – but you can draw any hairstyle you want!

draw the hair

Wasn’t that easy?

Now, we’ve finished drawing the kawaii girl, let’s color it.

Step 2: Color the kawaii soda can

I’m going to start with her face. I’ll color her skin and add 2 blush spots to her face.

I’ll also color her hands.

color the skin

Then I’ll color her clothes – you can color her clothes any color you want. I’m also going to add a little color to her bag.

color the clothes

Next, I’ll color her hair brown to go with her outfit!

color the hair

And we’re done drawing and coloring the cute kawaii girl

Drawing Resources

I hope this tutorial was helpful to you and you enjoyed drawing this kawaii girl.

If you want to see more tutorials on drawing kawaii animals and kawaii things, please leave a comment below on what you’d like to see next!

I will add more kawaii drawing tutorials (animals, food, and lots of things) to this blog, so keep a lookout!

If you are interested in drawing anything in a kawaii style and then selling stickers online, check out this amazing course!

Learn how to create kawaii characters.

It’s honestly one of the cutest and most inexpensive courses that you can get – especially if you want to sell stickers in your online store – like Etsy or Creative Market.

Draw cute kawaii animals and people.

The course is in English, and it’s amazing!

See this course here.

If you are interested in drawing in a kawaii style and then selling clipart or merchandise on Etsy, check out this course!

Learn how to create kawaii characters.

My old bud Ilaria (we’ve been friends on Instagram back when I had Instagram) created this course! I’ve watched her grow from 0 followers, and I’m so, so proud of her!

And believe it or not, there is not 1 single good online course about learning how to draw kawaii art and then making physical stickers on the internet. I’ve been looking for a course like this for a long, long time.

And it’s finally here!!!

You can create your own stickers and print them and sell them on Etsy or any space! She goes into detail about how to draw the characters.

This is by far one of the best courses I’ve taken that is so cute and so educational.

The course is in English, and it’s amazing!

What do you need?

A sketchbook, Photoshop, and a graphic tablet so that you can draw the kawaii characters. If you want to make stickers, you’ll need a printer and sticker sheets.

Even if you don’t want to make stickers and just draw kawaii characters, this course is perfect!

Check it out here!

And if you are really keen on improving your drawings or you want to create cute kawaii animals and kawaii people, check out this second course by Sara.

Sara teaches you how to draw anything in a nice kawaii style. I really love these kinds of courses because they’re so easy to learn and it’s very easy to get clients because this is a really relatable drawing style.

It is in Italian but it comes with subtitles and it’s really easy to follow.

Check it out here!

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If you are just getting started with ProCreate, I highly recommend this course: Procreate for Beginners: Digital Illustration 101