How to Draw Katy Perry

Artist: catlucker / January 9, 2011

Step 1.

It's been a while since last time. It's good to be back in the New year! We'll start with the oval in the rectangular box. Try to start at least an inch and a half from the top of your paper. From the left side, leave an inch of space. This will allo   

Step 2.

Lightly draw a slanted line from the forehead to chin. This lands near the middle of the bottom line. The jawline is parallel to the right side of the box. As you notice, the back of the oval looks huge. All of this helps with the mass of the picture   

Step 3.

Sketch an oval like in the picture inside the right half of the first oval. At the halfway mark between distance of top of head and bottom of chin, make a line from "a" to "b". That is the placement for the eyes. At the top for eyebrows draw a horizo   

Step 4.

Draw a curved line down the face for the center. Draw two slanted lines down from eyebrows and one connecting (red)for bridge of nose.

Step 5.

This is so helpful for the balance of a face. You'll find from hairline to top of eyebrow--from top of eyebrows to bottom of nose--from bottom of nose to to bottom chin--these are divided into three even parts. Most faces are like this with little ad   

Step 6.

Sketch lightly and dividing the lower third of the face into thirds to locate the mouth. When you extend the top of the eyebrow line into the oval and the jaw line higher up, that will locate the ear. If you need to erase to mold your lines, go ahead   

Step 7.

At this point you'll add the ears underneath the extended eyebrow line and on the right side of the jawline. Erase the bottom of the second oval and add the neck. Sketch it in lightly because you will be improvising.

Step 8.

You are progressing wonderfully. Now is the miraculous change, filling the guideline structure with Katy Perry's hair, cherry ornament, eyebrow placement, eyes, nose, mouth, earrings, and shoulders. Erase and shape again. Focus and look closely at th   

Step 9.

"Tools Of The Trade" I absolutely love giving tools and tips. In Step 9 picture. Let me introduce you to the ELECTRIC PENCIL SHARPENER. It'll save you plenty of time. Also I've used an interchangeable mechanical pencil size 0.7. The lead sizes use   

Step 10.

You know I have to amp this up and show you how I get these details. Some techniques are shown in the gray Step 10 picture. Hit escape on your keypad to enlarge the image.

Step 11.

You have come all this way. You can stop here with a great picture. Look at the hair and see the highlights and strokes for hair strands. Her eyes should be accentuated with those lovely long dark lashes. Though it's not as detailed, you do have a wo   

Step 12.

When you continue with the tiny circles on her face for that even tone. When you blend with your tissue or Q-tip, When you patiently stroked after individual stroke with your pencil her hair, when you've mastered those tips and techniques, it brings    

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Artist: catlucker
Date Added: January 9, 2011
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Tags: draw famous, draw music, draw real people, how to draw real people, how to draw people, how to draw celebrities
Description: Katy Perry a pop musician queen pushed out hits like “Hot n Cold” which I like. She's won 2008 MTV Europe Music Awards and was nominated for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance at the 2009 Grammy Awards. She's been quite busy putting out the hits. I hope you enjoy the tutorial on "<em><strong>how to draw Katy Perry</em></strong>", step by step. Let me know!