How to Draw a Skull Heart

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Learn how to draw a great looking Skull Heart with easy, step-by-step drawing instructions, and video tutorial.

By following the simple steps, you too can easily draw a beautiful Skull Heart.

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Skull Heart step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 11
Complete Skull Heart drawing

Once you know how to draw a heart shape, you can draw all kinds of different designs, including this cartoon skull heart that gives this Valentine's Day symbol a Halloween twist.

This spooky skull heart drawing looks like it came from an alien instead of a human.

Surprise a friend who loves creepy things, or make scary decorations when Halloween arrives.

If you look at a real skull, you'll see that both sides are practically symmetrical. Keep both sides straight and even to make your cartoon skull heart look as realistic as possible.

You can fold your page in half and hold it up to the light to make sure that your skull heart outline looks even on both sides.

Scroll down for a downloadable PDF of this tutorial.

Once you've drawn your skull heart outline, use colored pencils, crayons, markers or oil pastels to fill it in. Colored pencils are easier to use than markers because you can shade the drawing more easily.

You could also draw patterns on the skull to create a piece inspired by a Mexican holiday called the Day of the Dead.

If you liked this tutorial, see also the following drawing guides: Dragon Skull, Wolf Skull, and Cartoon Skull.

Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing a Skull Heart

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

Skull Heart step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 1

1. Start with a large heart shape in the middle of the page. Instead of completing the shape, draw a wavy line that resembles a wide hook.

Easy Skull Heart Drawing - Step 2

Skull Heart step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 2

2. Draw an identical line on the right, then sketch oblong shapes with round corners for the eye sockets.

Easy Skull Heart Drawing - Step 3

Skull Heart step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 3

3. Make an upside-down heart shape for the nose. Draw parallel lines above the eye sockets to give them more depth.

Easy Skull Heart Drawing - Step 4

Skull Heart step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 4

4. Sketch more lines throughout the skull. On the bottom left, draw an uneven line to start the jaw.

Easy Skull Heart Drawing - Step 5

Skull Heart step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 5

5. Add a curve to the left, then sketch an identical line from the previous step on the right. Draw loose, overlapping shapes like fingers.

Easy Skull Heart Drawing - Step 6

Skull Heart step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 6

6. Complete the jaw with more finger shapes on the left.

Easy Skull Heart Drawing - Step 7

Skull Heart step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 7

7. Draw hills above the finger shapes to enclose the teeth.

Add More Details to Your Skull Heart Picture - Step 8

Skull Heart step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 8

8. Repeat step 7 with the teeth on the right.

Complete the Outline of Your Skull Heart Drawing - Step 9

Skull Heart step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 9

9. Add short lines to give the teeth more depth.

Color Your Skull Heart Drawing

Skull Heart step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 11

Use a black pen or marker to complete your skull heart outline.

Now that you've finalized your drawing, color the skull heart outline with light shades of gray. Keep the teeth white, and use white for the highlights on the top of the skull. Use dark gray for the nose and eye sockets to show the depth inside your cartoon skull heart.

For more great Heart drawing tutorials, see the 36 Cute Heart Designs post.

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