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How to Draw Hatsune Miku

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Hatsune Miku is "an android diva in the near-future world where songs are lost." She is depicted as a 16-year-old girl with blue hair. Her name means "the first sound of the future."

This is an apt name, and Miku is one of the first "vocaloid" characters released. Vocaloid software allows a user to create musical elements by combining pre-recorded sounds into lyrics and words.

Miku is a moe anthropomorph, an anime-style rendering of an inanimate object - in this case, a computer program. Moe refers to strong affection felt towards an anime character or other objects, even though a real romantic relationship with it can never be obtained.

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Miku is now the protagonist of the manga series Maker Hikōshiki Hatsune Mix and the video game Hatsune Miku: Project Diva. She has also performed "live" at concerts, her image being projected onto a glass screen.

Would you like to draw Hatsune Miku? This easy, step-by-step anime character drawing tutorial can show you how. All you will need is a pencil, an eraser, and a sheet of paper.

If you liked this tutorial, see also the following drawing guides: Anime Boy Face, Anime Girl Face, and Sailor Moon.

Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing Hatsune Miku

Hatsune Miku drawing - step 1

1. Begin by sketching Hatsune's face. Use a curved "V" shaped line for the cheek and chin. Then, use pairs of long lines that meet at sharp points to form strands of hair.

Hatsune Miku drawing - step 2
How to Draw Hatsune Miku Step 02

2. Draw a long, curved line to form the top of the head. Then, use additional lines that meet at sharp points. Draw two lines descending beneath the head to form the neck.

Hatsune Miku drawing - step 3
How to Draw Hatsune Miku Step 03

3. Use a curved line to enclose a rounded shape at the side of the face. Then, draw a narrow rectangle above the head. From each corner, draw straight lines attaching the rectangle to the head. Then, draw several straight lines down the center of each of the shapes.

Hatsune Miku drawing - step 4
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4. Draw a square within a square overlapping the side of the head. Erase previous lines as necessary. Connect the two squares, drawing straight lines between their corners. Band each side of the squares with straight lines along their length. Then, draw a curved line from the square to the neck, completing the shape of the head.

Hatsune Miku drawing - step 5
How to Draw Hatsune Miku Step 05

5. Draw two curved triangles beneath the neck to form the collar of the garment. Draw lines parallel to the outer edges. Sketch a rounded shape between the triangles to form the knot of the tie. Then, extend a pair of curved lines to form the tie.

Hatsune Miku drawing - step 6
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6. Use curved lines to draw the shoulders and torso. Draw a wavy line along each shoulder and band it with short lines. Sketch a narrow rectangle on the chest and draw a curved line beneath it, indicating a pocket.

Hatsune Miku drawing - step 7
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7. Extend curved lines from each shoulder to form the arms. On one arm, draw curved lines to indicate the material of a sleeve. Draw circles and lines above it. For the other, do something similar, this time extending lines downward to indicate the long, flowing material of the sleeve. Use curved and "U" shaped lines to draw the clenched hand.

Hatsune Miku drawing - step 8
How to Draw Hatsune Miku Step 08

8. Draw long, curved lines extending from the middle of each of the squares, erasing as necessary. This forms the long pigtails.

Hatsune Miku drawing - step 9
How to Draw Hatsune Miku Step 09

9. Detail Hatsune's face. On one side of the face, draw a small rectangle containing lines and dots. Draw additional strands of hair where necessary. Use curved lines to form the mouth, nose, and eyebrows. Use curved lines and circles within circles to draw the expressive anime eyes.

Complete Hatsune Miku drawing
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Color Hatsune Miku. She has blue hair and eyes.

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