Learn how to draw a chibi for kids step by step with this elementary drawing tutorial for schoolers and preschoolers.
Hello everyone and welcome to the drawing lesson on how to draw a chibi for kids. Chibi, a kind of anime-style drawing. At the moment, there are alternate seasons for many types of anime in chibi art. The peculiarity of this style is that the head itself is 2 times larger than the entire body. And on the head, most of it is occupied by the eyes. For the first time, this idea was implemented quite recently, approximately in the second half of the twentieth century. Using an example, we will analyze how to draw a character in the chibi style step by step. An example of medium difficulty. But don’t worry, the instructions below will describe each step, so you will definitely succeed.
Time needed: 30 minutes.
How to Draw a Chibi for Kids
- Draw the shape of the head.
The head of the chibi character has a very unusual shape, so follow the example from the instructions.
- Draw the eyes.
The peculiarity of this style is in the big eyes of the characters. Draw ovals for their image, inside which add pupils in the form of a small circle. Draw circles a little higher, but do not paint over them, but leave them white. It will be glare.
- Draw the facial features.
Draw the eyebrows in a thick arc above the eyes, and draw the lower eyelids in straight lines under the eyes. Next, draw a smile at the bottom of the face.
- Draw the hair.
Hair can be drawn in any shape or follow the example from the instructions.
- Add ears.
The ears will be on the side of the hair. Draw them in the form of pyramids with slightly rounded sides.
- Draw the body.
Draw a small trapezoid under the head. The trapezoid should be smaller than the head.
- Draw the arms and legs.
The arms and legs are similar and oval in shape.
- Details of clothing.
On the sleeves, also draw lines that will be the borders of the jacket sleeves. Draw a triangle on the base of the trapezoid, these will be the borders of the chibi girl’s clothes.
- Color your drawing.
We hope that this was a useful and informative lesson for you. Be sure to show your new drawing to friends and family. We also recommend that you familiarize yourself with other drawing lessons for kids.