How to Draw One Direction

Five Methods:Cartoon One DirectionRealistic Harry StylesRealistic Liam PayneRealistic Louis TomlinsonRealistic Niall Horan

Here is a drawing tutorial for one of the most famous and charming boy bands. Enjoy learning!

Method 1
Cartoon One Direction

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    Begin by drawing five (or four because Zayn) lollipop outlines. These lollipop outlines are for the heads of each member of One Direction.
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    Add the skeleton sketch for their bodies.
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    Start drawing the actual lines for Niall’s face and jawline.
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    Add the actual lines for Niall’s hairstyle.
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    Continue by drawing the actual lines for Zayn’s face and jawline. (Zayn isn't part of One Direction anymore so if you want skip this step)
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    Add Zayn’s hair.
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    Draw Harry’s face and jawline.
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    Add Harry’s hair.
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    Draw Liam’s face and jawline.
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    Add Liam’s hairstyle.
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    Draw Louis’ face and jawline.
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    Add Louis’ hair.
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    Add Niall’s body.
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    Draw the actual lines for Zayn’s body.
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    Add the actual lines for Harry’s body pose.
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    Add the actual lines of Liam’s body.
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    Add the actual lines for Louis’ body.
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    Erase the outline sketches.
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    Fill in the basic colors.
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    Add the highlights and shadow.
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    Finish the draft by adding the cast shadows.

Method 2
Realistic Harry Styles

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    Start with the outline sketch for Harry Styles’ head.
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    Add the outline of the face.
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    Draw the actual lines for the face.
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    Continue with the actual lines for the ear and jawline.
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    Add the wavy hair of Harry Styles which is also his trademark. Harry Styles’ hairstyle is his trademark. He has a huge curly brown hair is always combed in one direction. Always remember that whenever you draw a realistic draft, make sure that you emphasize the subject’s most dominant or most famous feature.
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    Draw the actual lines of the body and clothes.
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    Erase the outline sketches.
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    Color the draft.

Method 3
Realistic Liam Payne

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    Start outline sketch for Liam Payne’s head.
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    Draw the actual lines for the face and jawline.
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    Continue by drawing the actual lines for the hair, neck and clothes.
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    Erase the outline sketches.
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    Fill in the basic colors.
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    Add the highlights and shadows.

Method 4
Realistic Louis Tomlinson

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    Start the outline sketches for Louis Tomlinson’s face and head.
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    Add the actual lines for the face and jawline.
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    Add the hair and body actual lines.
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    Erase the outline sketches.
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    Fill in the basic colors.
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    Add the highlights and shadows.

Method 5
Realistic Niall Horan

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    Start with the outline sketches for Niall Horan’s head.
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    Add the outline sketches for the face.
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    Draw the actual lines for the face and jawlines.
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    Add the actual lines for the hair and body.
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    Fill in the basic colors.
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    Add the shadows and highlights.
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    Gather all the drawn faces of the One Direction members that you have drawn.

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