How to Draw an Easy Mother and Daughter

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

Easy Mother and Daughter step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 10
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Do you need to make a present for Mom? This easy, step-by-step family drawing tutorial will help you master the easy mother and daughter drawing outline in no time.

Mothers and their children have been frequent subjects of paintings and other art forms from time immemorial.

Famous examples include Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun's Self-Portrait with Her Daughter, Julie and Kitagawa Utamaro's Midnight: Mother and Sleepy Child.

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There are also lots of songs about the bond between a mother and her daughter. These include "In my Daughter's Eyes" by Martina McBride, "Never Grow Up" by Taylor Swift, and "I Hope You Dance" by Lee Ann Womack.

How can you use this mother and daughter drawing? One way is to make a card for Mother’s Day when you learn how to draw an easy mother and daughter drawing.

If you liked this tutorial, see also the following drawing guides: Cartoon Mom, Mother's Day Flower, and Mother's Day Heart.

Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing an Easy Mother and Daughter

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How to Draw a Great Looking Mother and Daughter for Kids, Beginners, and Adults - Step 1

Easy Mother and Daughter step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 1

1. Begin the easy mother and daughter drawing outline by drawing the heart-shaped frame. Use a long curved line to draw one side of the heart.

Easy Mother and Daughter Drawing - Step 2

Easy Mother and Daughter step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 2

2. Complete the heart outline using a long curved line.

Easy Mother and Daughter Drawing - Step 3

Easy Mother and Daughter step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 3

3. Begin drawing the cartoon mother. Use curved lines to trace the hair and the shape of the face. Use curved lines to draw the closed eyes, eyebrows, nose, and mouth. Draw a small oval to indicate a hair barrette.

Easy Mother and Daughter Drawing - Step 4

Easy Mother and Daughter step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 4

4. Next, outline the child's face. Use curved lines for the hair, forehead, nose, chin, and neck. Use a "C" shaped line for the ear. Around the ear, allow short lines to meet at points, indicating locks of hair.

Easy Mother and Daughter Drawing - Step 5

Easy Mother and Daughter step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 5

5. Detail the girl's face, using curved lines for the eyebrow, the closed eye, and the mouth. Enclose a semicircle on the back of the head to indicate the hairband. Then, use two curved lines that meet at a point to enclose the ponytail.

Easy Mother and Daughter Drawing - Step 6

Easy Mother and Daughter step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 6

6. Draw the neck of the mother's shirt using a "V" shaped line. Then, sketch her hair using a series of curved lines. Notice the overlap at the top of the head and the short lines that meet at points at the end of the hair.

Easy Mother and Daughter Drawing - Step 7

Easy Mother and Daughter step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 7

7. Use long curved lines to draw the arm, and overlapping curved lines for the hand and fingers.

Add More Details to Your Mother and Daughter Picture - Step 8

Easy Mother and Daughter step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 8

8. Draw the mother's remaining arm. Use two curved lines. Then, enclose the hand and fingers using overlapping curved lines. Then, use curved lines to sketch the girl's shirt.

Complete the Outline of Your Mother and Daughter Drawing - Step 9

Easy Mother and Daughter step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 9

9. Complete your easy mother and daughter drawing outline by drawing the girl's arm using a long curved line. Complete the woman's torso and contour the chest using curved lines.

Color Your Mother and Daughter Drawing

Easy Mother and Daughter step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 10

Color your cartoon of an easy mother and daughter. We used warm shades of pink to symbolize love.

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