How to Draw an Anime Demon

A beginner-friendly guide to learning how to draw a great-looking Anime Demon with easy, step by step drawing instructions and video tutorial. Great for beginner artists!

Anime Demon step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 8
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This drawing guide shows you how to draw an anime and manga demon with a fierce, intense glare.

Come up with a manga book or short story featuring this demon once you've completed your drawing. You could also just use this guide as practice and create a completely new character.

This guide requires a basic understanding of anime anatomy and perspective so your character looks realistic like he's about to leap off the page.

If necessary, review other step-by-step guides so you can draw a scary anime and manga demon with a mischievous, enigmatic expression.

Step-by-Step Tutorial for Drawing an Anime Demon

Anime Demon drawing - Step 1

Anime Demon step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 1

1. Using what you learned in other easy step-by-step tutorials, outline a 3/4 profile with a cross in the center so you can align your anime demon boy's features. Use a curve for the skull, light curves to capture the facial features and sharp lines for the jaw.

Anime Demon drawing - Step 2

Anime Demon step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 2

2. Use curves to outline the inner ear. For the nose, draw a straight line that curves near the top. Add dashes for the nose, mouth and cheekbone.

Anime Demon drawing - Step 3

Anime Demon step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 3

3. Use semicircles to draw your anime demon boy's eyes, then add straight lines for the bold eyebrows. Sketch lines around the eyes to give your cool anime demon an intense glare.

Anime Demon drawing - Step 4

Anime Demon step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 4

4. Practice your skills from earlier step-by-step tutorials to create a wavy flame shape for the horn, then use curved and jagged lines from the hair. Draw semi circles for your anime demon boy's earrings.

Anime Demon drawing - Step 5

Anime Demon step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 5

5. Use more loose, jagged shapes to outline hair that flops over your anime and manga demon's scalp. Erase the extra line that you drew earlier so that the hair overlaps your character's head.

Anime Demon drawing - Step 6

Anime Demon step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 6

6. With curved and sketchy lines, draw the other horn and add depth to a few parts of the drawing.

Anime Demon drawing - Step 7

Anime Demon step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 7

7. Outline the entire drawing in black to complete your anime and manga demon. Use darker strokes for areas around the eyes.

Anime Demon drawing - Step 8

Anime Demon step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 8

8. Finally, use black for your cool demon boy's horns and pale green for his skin. Color his eyes and earrings gold and his hair dark red. Use different shades to capture the shadows and highlights.

What to draw next?

Now that you've mastered this easy step-by-step guide, challenge yourself by giving your demon different  anime hairstyle or mouth expression.

Try drawing your cool demon boy's face from different perspectives. You could also outline a full anime male body.

Then draw a group of spooky characters with female vampire and anime wizard drawings.

Learn how to draw anime with over 100 simple, step-by-step tutorials. See all anime and manga drawing resources.

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