How to draw a girl – step-by-step tutorials and pictures

Listen, not all of us are artists. Not all of us can draw. However, nowadays, drawing or colouring are actual ways of relaxation and meditation. Consequently, you can find colouring books for adults in pretty much every bookstore out there. Colouring has become a sort of a craze for adults. Moreover, the explosion of DIY blogs and all of the different crafts people take up, being creative is super modern. But, if you are trying to take it up a notch and actually start drawing yourself, you might actually find that you have a passion for it. So, we have gathered some easy step-by-step tutorials and picture examples of how to draw a girl. We will start with the basics and work our way to more difficult drawings.

First off, let’s start by covering the simplest way to draw a female face. In this example, it is shown how to make sure the face has symmetry. Furthermore, by adding some finishing touches you can create a beautiful drawing, even if it is just black and white.

How to draw a girl

How to draw a girl step by step

Next, learn how to draw a face step by step from every angle.

How to draw a girl from every angle

Now that you’ve learned how to draw a face from every angle, why not add a few touches. Here is a step-by-step tutorial of how to draw a woman, looking off her shoulder.

How to draw a face step by step

 Here’s a tutorial on how to draw eyes

Now, let’s take it up a notch. Adding shadows to your drawing makes you a true artist. In this tutorial you can learn how to add shadows to your female face drawing.

Add shadows

You can try different hairstyles as well

Braids, ponytails – take your pick

If you are an anime fan, here’s how to draw an anime girl step by step

So, you have already learned how to draw a face. Congratulations! It is time to move on to the body. In this next example, you are being shown how to add symmetry to the body and how to best outline it.

How to draw a female body

How to draw a girl step by step

If you are looking to surprise your daughter or niece, a drawing of Rapunzel is a great option. Rapunzel is one of the best Disney characters and after the release of the 2010 movie Tangled, a whole new generation fell in love with this princess. Plus, drawing Rapunzel is not that hard, as it turns out.

Drawing of Rapunzel

Examples of beautiful drawings

There are some very talented people out there. They are very creative and come up with different ways to surprise us and make us wonder how can someone be that talented. Like these examples of Tim Burton-inspired drawings of zodiac signs reimagined as girls.


(January 20 – February 18)


(February 19 – March 20)


(March 21 – April 19)


(April 20 – May 20)


(May 21 – June 20)


(June 21 – July 22)


(July 23 – August 22)


(August 23 – September 22)


(September 23 – October 22)


(October 23 – November 21)


(November 22 – December 21)


(December 22 – January 19)

Other people find inspiration in their idols. Many talented artists draw their favourite celebrities, characters or people who inspire them and the results are rather breathtaking.

A drawing of Audrey Hepburn

Black Widow is one of the best Marvel characters

Moana is the newest Disney princess inspiration

Selena Gomez is an idol for many young women

And so is Taylor Swift

Wonder Woman took the world by storm in 2017

Harley Quinn might not be a very good example for girls, but she is a lot of fun to draw because of her quirky style

Daenerys Targaryen, however, is a great example for a lady in charge

Ariana Grande is the pop idol of a whole generation

And who can forget about Angelina Jolie’s beauty?

Marilyn Monroe – the timeless beauty

Rihanna – the bad girl everybody loves

Breathtaking examples of how to draw a girl

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