wikiHow to Draw a Queen

Two Methods:Older QueenYoung Queen

Queens vary greatly in appearance. The current Queen of Spain looks nothing like Queen Elizabeth I. The queen in a fairy story might not look much like Queen Nefertiti. This article covers drawing two stereotypical, cartoon style queens. follow these instructions to draw a female figure in a long dress wearing a crown if you want.

Method 1
Older Queen

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    Draw a circle and a curved line with a small bump on the side for the cheek and jaw line.
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    Draw the outline for the crown.
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    Draw a circle below the head, for the upper body and a bell shape for the skirt.
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    Draw the arms with balloon shaped sleeves.
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    Add details on the face, like the eyes, nose and mouth.
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    Draw the hair and the outline on the face. Above the head draw the detailed crown.
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    Add the details on the queen's dress.
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    Erase unnecessary lines.
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    Colour your drawing.

Method 2
Young Queen

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    Draw a circle and add a chin below. Sketch a cross on the right side of your would-be face.
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    Draw two curved lines for the neck attached to the torso which is broad on the shoulders going narrower as you approach the waistline. Sketch a full skirt.
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    Draw both arms. You can do this by drawing elongated shapes ending in the joints.
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    Draw details on the face, starting with curved strokes for the eyebrows, almond shapes for the eyes. Sketch the nose and lips.
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    Draw any hairstyle that you like that would fit the queen. Feel free to play with curves and lines. Don’t forget to sketch a crown so that she can easily be identified as a royalty.
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    Add details to the dress and some accessories like jewellery.
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    Erase unnecessary lines.
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    Colour your drawing.

Things You'll Need

  • Paper
  • Pencil
  • Pencil sharpener
  • Eraser gum
  • Colored pencils, crayons, markers or watercolors

Tips

  • Look at photos and portraits of actual queens for for inspiration.
  • Try using websites that allow you to edit female figures to create queens.

Article Info

Categories: Drawing People and Features