How to Draw Lips

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

By following the simple steps, you too can easily draw a perfect Lips.

Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing Lips

How to Draw a Great Looking Lips for Kids and Beginners - Step 1

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1. Begin by drawing a straight, horizontal line. This guide line will aid in shaping the upper and lower lip, as well as in positioning the point where the lips meet.

Easy Lips Drawing - Step 2

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2. Draw a curved line above the horizontal line, enclosing a semicircle. This will form the upper lip.

Easy Lips Drawing - Step 3

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3. Draw a curved line beneath the horizontal line, forming a thicker semicircle. This will form the lower lip.

Easy Lips Drawing - Step 4

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4. Draw two curved lines on top of the the upper lip. This will help shape the contours of the lip.

Easy Lips Drawing - Step 5

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5. Erase the guide lines from the upper lip.

Easy Lips Drawing - Step 6

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6. Draw a curved line through the bottom lip, further defining its shape.

Easy Lips Drawing - Step 7

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7. Erase the guide lines from the bottom lip.

Add More Details to Your Lips Picture - Step 8

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8. Draw a small dot at each end of the lips, indicating the corners of the mouth. Then, draw a wavy line between the dots, allowing the line to pass above and below the original horizontal line. This line defines the shape of the lips at the point where the lips meet.

Complete the Outline of Your Lips Drawing - Step 9

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9. Erase the horizontal guide line from the lips. Detail the lips by drawing short, curved lines of various lengths.

Color Your Lips Drawing

How to Draw Lips Step 10

10. Color your lips. Lips are typically shown as being red or pink, but with a little lipstick, you can make them any color you can imagine.

For more great Body drawing tutorials, see the 37 Simple Body Drawing Ideas post.

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Learn More About The Lips Drawing

Lips are a prominent feature of all faces. Controlled by numerous muscles, the lips play a large role in human facial expression. In this drawing guide, you'll learn to draw pretty red lips.

Using our lips, we express happiness by smiling, sadness by frowning or pouting, and anger by pulling the lips back in a snarl.

People often make their lips more noticeable by applying colorful lipstick or shiny lip gloss. (Learn how to draw a lipstick.)

Scroll down for a downloadable PDF of this tutorial.

Even when the lips aren't visible they have a role in artwork, as in, for example, Franceso Hayez's 1859 painting The Kiss.

Comic book style pop art from the 1960s to the present often accentuates the lips, using bright shades of red, pink, or even black.

Today, images of lips are often used to symbolize love, kissing, and flirtation.

They appear on Valentine's Day cards, clothing, and school supplies, among other items.

Because of their role in romance, some cultures require women to cover their lips with a veil when in public.

Would you like to add a pair of lips to your drawing repertoire? Doing so is now easier than ever with the aid of this simple, step-by-step drawing guide.

You will need only a pencil, a sheet of paper, and a good eraser. For each step, pay careful attention to the illustrations as well as to the explanatory text. In each step, the blue lines indicate what you will draw next.

In some steps, lines are removed. When finished, you may color your picture using crayons, colored pencils, markers, or paints.

Are you ready to draw a flashy set of lips? Keep a stiff upper lip and get started with this helpful tutorial.

After you've drawn the easy lips, would you like to learn how to draw a mouth?

If you liked this drawing tutorial, see also the following guides: Hand drawing, Nose drawing, and Feet drawing.

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