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How to Draw a Fairy

Learn how to draw a fairy with a step by step tutorial. This one is actually a combination of lots of other popular fairy drawings found on the internet today.

Fairy drawing

One definition of a fairy is that it is a mythical creature that usually has a tiny human form and magical powers. That leaves a lot of options for what one actually looks like, but many movies and storybooks have thankfully given us lots of ideas to fill in the blanks. Tinkerbell is probably one of the more famous of fairies, but that doesn’t mean they all have to be blond and blue-eyed.

This tutorial shows how to draw a fairy that looks like it walked off a Disney set, because hey, pretty wings and petal-inspired clothes are fun to draw. But after that, the hair and coloring can be whatever one wants their fairy to be.

Preview of step by step Fairy tutorial


Time needed: 35 minutes.

How to Draw a Fairy

  1. Draw the head

  2. Add the torso below the head

  3. Draw petals to make a skirt.

  4. Add petal details and one bent leg.

  5. Draw the other leg behind it.

  6. Add hair to the head, add the face.

  7. Erase lines, draw arms and a top line.

  8. Erase line and draw two wings.

  9. Trace with a marker and color.

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