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How to Draw a Girl Sitting

Easy, step by step Girl Sitting drawing tutorial
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"A thousand secrets are hidden in simply sitting still." -Karlfried Graf Dürckheim, Zen master

As your drawing skills continue to grow, you may want to draw your characters from different angles or engaged in different activities.

You can learn how to draw a girl sitting and add this common behavior to your cartoon portfolio.

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Did you know? You can study the posture depicted in this drawing guide - the position of the girl's arms, shoulders, and legs, and the bend in the torso - and apply the principles to any character you want to draw.

Can you sit still long enough to draw this little girl? Yes, you can! In fact, some experts claim that doodling can help prevent you from "zoning out" or getting distracted during meetings or while at school.

If you liked this tutorial, see also the following drawing guides: Cartoon Mom, Boy, and Cartoon Girl.

Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing a Girl Sitting

Girl Sitting drawing - step 1
How to Draw a Girl Sitting Step 01

1. Begin by outlining the girl's face. Use curved lines for the side of the face, cheeks and chin, and the ear.

Girl Sitting drawing - step 2
How to Draw a Girl Sitting Step 02

2. Next, draw her hair. Enclose a half-circle shape above her forehead to form her bands. Detail and texture the bangs with curved lines that descend from a central point. Then, outline the rest of her hair.

Draw a half-circle around the back of the head, and connect the bangs to the ear with a curved line. At the base of the neck, draw two curved lines that meet at a point, forming a curl.

Girl Sitting drawing - step 3
How to Draw a Girl Sitting Step 03

3. Detail the girl's face. Draw curved lines to indicate the cheeks. Then, enclose the large, round eyes above them. Draw an oval with a small circle inside it within each eye. Shade the oval to indicate the pupil. Then, use curved lines for the eyelashes, nose, and smiling mouth.

Girl Sitting drawing - step 4
How to Draw a Girl Sitting Step 04

4. Use curved lines to enclose the neck, hairband, and ponytail. Texture the ponytail with curved lines.

Girl Sitting drawing - step 5
How to Draw a Girl Sitting Step 05

5. Use curved lines to sketch the girl's shoulder, arm, hand, fingers, and thumb.

Girl Sitting drawing - step 6
How to Draw a Girl Sitting Step 06

6. Use overlapping curved lines to complete the torso. Then, enclose the shoulder of the remaining arm using a curved line.

Girl Sitting drawing - step 7
How to Draw a Girl Sitting Step 07

7. Draw the girl's shorts. Use curved lines to create twisted quadrilateral shapes.

Girl Sitting drawing - step 8
How to Draw a Girl Sitting Step 08

8. Use a pair of curved lines to outline the leg, noting the short line that contours the knee. Then, draw the sneaker or tennis shoe. Use a curved line for the upper, and a pair of curved lines for the side of the sole. Enclose an oval shape for the bottom of the sole, and band it with straight lines to give it tread.

Girl Sitting drawing - step 9
How to Draw a Girl Sitting Step 09

9. Draw the remaining leg and shoe using curved lines.

Complete Girl Sitting drawing
How to Draw a Girl Sitting Step 10

Color your cartoon girl.

Is she sitting on the grass at school? Did she climb a tall tree to perch on a branch? Create her story; the choice is yours.

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