How to Draw a Heart on Fire

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Learn how to draw a great looking Heart on Fire with easy, step-by-step drawing instructions, and video tutorial. You can now easily create a beautiful Heart on Fire drawing.

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Is your heart burning within you? Express yourself when you learn how to draw a heart on fire.

The word picture of a flaming heart has been around for millennia.

It has been used to symbolize zeal or motivation, as in the Bible verse that says, "Did not our heart burn within us, while he talked to us?" (Luke 24:32, King James Version)

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It can also mean love, passion, or compassion. Elvis Presley sang, "I'm just a hunk, a hunk of burning love.

What about heartburn? Well, that too could be symbolized by a cartoon of a heart on fire. In fact, this commercial for heartburn medication combined flames, organs, and a spoof of another Elvis song to illustrate heartburn.

The heart on fire outline is a simple cartoon that you can master in minutes.

It consists of well-placed curved lines. All you will need is a pen or a pencil and a sheet of paper.

If you liked this tutorial, see also the following drawing guides: Fireplace, Heart Pixel Art, and Rose and Heart.

Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing a Heart on Fire

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How to Draw a Great Looking Heart on Fire for Kids, Beginners, and Adults - Step 1

Heart on Fire step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 1

1. Begin the heart on fire outline by drawing the heart shape. Place it low enough on the page that you will be able to draw other elements above it.

Easy Heart on Fire Drawing - Step 2

Heart on Fire step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 2

2. Draw a short curved line extending (but not attached to) each side of the heart. From the tip of each curved line, extend another line. The lines should meet at sharp points.

Easy Heart on Fire Drawing - Step 3

Heart on Fire step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 3

3. Draw a curved line from the tip of each of the previous lines. They should meet at a sharp point. This outlines the flame rising from the heart.

Easy Heart on Fire Drawing - Step 4

Heart on Fire step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 4

4. Draw another series of curved lines along one side of the heart. The lines should meet at sharp points.

Easy Heart on Fire Drawing - Step 5

Heart on Fire step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 5

5. Continue this series of lines, each new line meeting the last at a sharp point. This outlines one side of the second layer of flames.

Easy Heart on Fire Drawing - Step 6

Heart on Fire step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 6

6. Begin drawing a series of curved lines that meet at points along the remaining side of the heart. Draw a curved line to meet the uppermost line, enclosing the top of the flame.

Easy Heart on Fire Drawing - Step 7

Heart on Fire step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 7

7. Continue to draw curved lines that meet at points.

Add More Details to Your Heart on Fire Picture - Step 8

Heart on Fire step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 8

8. Enclose the flame with a final curved line. Then, draw additional tongues of flame licking from the fire. Use two curved lines to create the double-pointed teardrop shape.

Complete the Outline of Your Heart on Fire Drawing - Step 9

Heart on Fire step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 9

9. Complete your heart on fire outline by drawing more tongues of flame, each a double teardrop shape made of two curved lines.

Color Your Heart on Fire Drawing

Heart on Fire step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 10

Color your burning heart cartoon. We’ve shaded our heart red in traditional style, with yellow and orange flames. Can you add brilliance to the flames by using different shades of the same color, as in our illustration?

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