How to Draw Drips

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

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Complete Drips drawing
Complete Drips drawing

Would you like to know how to draw dripping water, slime, or even icing? Now you can with the help of this easy, step-by-step drips drawing guide.

"Drip, drip, drop, little April showers..." Teardrop-shaped drips are often associated with rain, as in this song from Disney's Bambi. You can make a picture of Bambi and friends in the rain with this Bambi drawing, as well as a skunk drawing and rabbit drawing.

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Drips also come from melting treats, like this cute popsicle drawing or the syrup on this pancake drawing.

Some cartoon characters even have dripping fluids - a drooling dog or dinosaur, for example. Others are slimy, like this living slime drawing.

For more easy and fun guides, see the How to Draw a Building or Flag Drawing tutorials.

Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing Drips

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

Drips step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 1

1. Begin the drips outline by drawing a series of long curved lines that double back upon themselves. These teardrop shapes are the first drips of liquid.

Easy Drips Drawing - Step 2

Drips step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 2

2. Draw a short curved line overlapping the top of the drip. From there, draw a series of long lines that double back on themselves, creating more raindrop drips.

Easy Drips Drawing - Step 3

Drips step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 3

3. Use curved lines of different lengths - some overlapping and all doubling back on themselves - to draw more drips and drops across the length of your page.

Easy Drips Drawing - Step 4

Drips step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 4

4. Draw a wavy line above the dripping drops. Allow the line to overlap and connect with the final drip's open line.

Easy Drips Drawing - Step 5

Drips step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 5

5. Draw a long wavy line above the drips, allowing it to double back upon itself multiple times.

Easy Drips Drawing - Step 6

Drips step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 6

6. Draw more wavy lines and connected "U" shaped lines above the line of drips, giving texture to the fluid.

Easy Drips Drawing - Step 7

Drips step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 7

7. Draw several teardrop shapes below the line of drips. These are droplets that have broken away from the rest of the liquid.

Add More Details to Your Drips Picture - Step 8

Drips step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 8

8. Many liquids are reflective. You will add light reflections to contour your drips and make them appear three-dimensional. First, draw a small oval near the top of each drip, where it begins to widen. Use curved lines that meet at points to enclose a crescent moon shape at the bottom of the larger drips.

Complete the Outline of Your Drips Drawing - Step 9

Drips step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 9

9. Draw a crescent shape parallel to the bottom of the remaining drips. For each crescent, use two curved lines that meet at sharp points on the ends.

Color Your Drips Drawing

Drips step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 11

Your drips outline is now complete. We've shaded ours blue like dripping water. Color yours to match whatever liquid you're drawing - green slime, brown chocolate, or an orange popsicle, for example.

For more great easy things drawing tutorials, see the collection of Beginner Easy Things Drawing Tutorials.

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