Drawing Stylized Hair: Tips for Portrait Illustration

By Iva Mikles •  Updated: Dec 30, 2022 •  Online Classes

Learn to draw stylized people portraits with different hair designs.

Drawing stylized people portraits with cool hair is a lot of fun. It can add so much personality and uniqueness to your character illustrations.

If you want to feel more comfortable drawing stylized people portraits with different hair designs, this class is for you!

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Design Stylized Hair for Your Character Portraits

We will design stylized hair for character portraits using simple shapes. You get more comfortable and have a solid starting point when drawing hairstyles for your character illustrations.

To make learning fun and personal, I will share lots of tips and tricks you can use when designing your stylized portraits.

You will gain a solid starting point when further designing your character portrait illustrations.

What do Students Say?

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“Taking Iva’s online class on Drawing Stylized Hair: Tips for Portrait Illustration ” was one of my best decisions! Each step was detailed and easy to follow, allowing me to grasp what was necessary to create stunning illustrations. Her tips on color combinations and the different techniques used in this process allowed me to develop unique artwork that I am incredibly proud of quickly. With her help, I could add a professional edge to my work that would’ve been impossible without her advice. I am so thankful for all her help and can’t believe how much my illustration has improved!”

Manuela, Student

What Will You Learn?

You will learn:

I will be using Procreate, but feel free to use any drawing software or medium you prefer. 

In addition, you will also get practice sheets with references and a character color palette as a freebie.

Let’s start expanding our horizons and drawing people portraits with awesome hair designs!

See you in the class! ♡

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Hi, I am Iva (rhymes with “viva”). I am an artist, illustrator, founder of Art Side of Life®, and Top Teacher on Skillshare. Since 2009 I've worked as an illustrator, character designer, art director, and branding specialist focusing on illustration, storytelling, concepts, and animation. I believe that we are all creative in infinite numbers of ways, so I've made it my mission to teach you everything I know and help either wake up or develop your creative genius. Learn more about me.