How to Draw a Chibi Character

Artist: Jedec / December 6, 2010
How to Draw a Chibi Character

Step 1.


First start out with your basic body structure. Make sure the head isn't a complete circle and that the lower part is more flattened for the base of the face.

Step 2.


Now go ahead and draw in the chibi body around the structure. You can either round the feet out or leave them with little pointed toes like I have it. The eyes should be dots and should be VERY low on the face, and fairly wide apart. Once you eras   

Step 3.


Now the rest of the tutorial is for those who wish to draw the character I created. First, to make the hair fluffy and curly, you can add a big swirl to the center of the head and start building around it. To create the whispy curly look, I just si   

Step 4.


Next you can start working on her super short dress! I drew a close up of part of her dress to show you how to make the waves in her dress. Do one wave at a time instead of all at once and just have them connected. Start with the middle and work o   

Step 5.


Now you can draw in her stripy socks, arm bands, collar and her cute little biker shorts. This step is pretty easy, just make sure to keep the lines curved so it looks like the clothes are being worn by the chibi instead of just plastered on.

Step 6.


Now for her wings, I drew what they would look like if they weren't hidden behind her back so things may be easier while drawing them. I prefer the cute swirly wings for this chibi since it goes with her theme! To finish it up, add her smile and th   

Step 7.


Your finished product should look something like this! I hope you guys have as much fun coloring her as I did!

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Artist: Jedec
Date Added: December 6, 2010
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Description: This is a tutorial on how to draw a chibi character. This chibi is ultra cute and very pink and swirly. I did show the basics of the chibi body with no clothes so you may clothe this chibi however you like, or use the rest of the tutorial to draw the outfit I created! I hope you'll enjoy this tutorial learning "<em><strong>how to draw a chibi character</em></strong>", step by step!