Learn how to draw a great looking Cartoon Boy with easy, step-by-step drawing instructions, and video tutorial.
By following the simple steps, you too can easily draw a perfect Cartoon Boy.
Whether you like to draw comic books, anime characters, or realistic portraits, it is important to expand your people-drawing skills to encompass all age groups. You can learn how to draw a cartoon boy with the help of this easy, step-by-step drawing tutorial.
Below, you will learn how to draw a cartoon character using simple lines and shapes. Once you have mastered this tutorial, can you make easy changes to make it your own?
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This character is wearing a simple outfit - a t-shirt, overalls, and tennis shoes. Could you draw the boy wearing a different outfit?
The hair is also of a classic style. How could you change the lines to create a different haircut?
Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing a Cartoon Boy
How to Draw a Great Looking Cartoon Boy for Kids, Beginners, and Adults - Step 1
1. Begin the cartoon boy outline by drawing the face. Use a "C" shaped line for the nose and curved lines for the cheeks. Above each cheek, enclose the partial oval shape of the eye.
Draw a curved line and a small circle in each eye, and shade to indicate the pupils. Draw a curved line above each eye to indicate the eyelid, and enclose teardrop shapes for the eyebrows.
Check out this tutorial for more tips on how to draw a boy's face.
Easy Cartoon Boy Drawing - Step 2
2. Use curved lines to trace the side of the face, chin, and ear. Detail inside the ear using curved lines. Use two curved lines to enclose the crescent-shaped mouth.
Easy Cartoon Boy Drawing - Step 3
3. Use a series of overlapping curved lines to draw the boy's hair. Note the pointed tuft of hair at the back of the head.
Easy Cartoon Boy Drawing - Step 4
4. Use straight and curved lines to enclose the shape of the neck. On each side of the neck, draw rounded rectangles to form the straps of the overalls. Connect them with a straight line, and draw a round button at the bottom of each.
Easy Cartoon Boy Drawing - Step 5
5. Use curved lines to sketch the rectangular sleeve as well as the boy's arm and fingers.
Easy Cartoon Boy Drawing - Step 6
6. Draw the remaining sleeve and arm. Then, extend diagonal lines from the overall straps. From these, draw long vertical lines to trace the sides of the pants.
Easy Cartoon Boy Drawing - Step 7
7. Draw a half-circle-shaped pocket on the front of the overalls. Then, use curved lines to separate the legs of the overalls and to enclose the curved rectangular cuffs at the bottom.
Add More Details to Your Cartoon Boy Picture - Step 8
8. Draw the boy's leg and sneaker. Use straight lines for the leg and curved lines for the sock and the shoe's sold, sides, toe, and laces.
Learn more about how to draw a shoe.
Complete the Outline of Your Cartoon Boy Drawing - Step 9
9. Draw the remaining leg and shoe, again using straight and curved lines.
Color Your Cartoon Boy Drawing
Your cartoon boy outline is now complete. Get creative as you add color to his skin, hair, and clothing.
Did you know? You can employ the skills you just learned to draw a little girl as well. Learn how to draw a girl's face and challenge yourself to draw the same character with female features.
For more great easy things drawing tutorials, see the collection of How to Draw Easy Things Step-by-Step Drawings.
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