How to Draw Anime Clothes

How to draw anime clothes already has a number of different instructions on how to draw anime. We have both basic instructions about depicting anime, and instruction about specific characters. In a recent tutorial, we explained how to draw an anime body, and now we will show how to draw anime clothes, because we rarely have to sketch one without the other. Below we show how to draw male anime clothing and how to draw female anime clothing.


Step 1

To draw men’s anime clothing, we first need to depict all the details in the form of simple geometric shapes. Use light lines to get such a loose clothing sketch.

How to draw anime clothes male

Step 2

Now add the most noticeable and important details, such as the collar, tie, belt and pockets on your clothing drawing. All these lines as well as in the previous stage should be very light.

How to draw anime clothes for beginners

Step 3

Now let’s make a drawing of anime clothing more detailed. To do this, trace all using dark and clear lines. Remove unnecessary guidelines and add details such as pockets, pleats, and seams.

Anime clothes drawing tutorial

Step 4

Finish drawing a male anime clothing adding shadows. First outline the contours of the shadows in the places indicated in our example, then fill the contours using a uniform hatching.

How to draw anime clothes

So, as you can see, it is quite simple to draw men’s anime clothing. You can replace the elements, for example by depicting a T-shirt along with shorts, instead of a shirt and trousers. Anyway, the very principle of drawing male anime clothing will remain the same. But to draw female anime clothes a little more difficult. Of course, you can depict a shirt and pants on a girl, as you could see higher, but in the anime we often see skirts, dresses and blouses on anime girls. And so below we will show how to draw an anime skirt and blouse.


Step 1

So, to draw female anime clothing, we also need to outline the main contours using light lines and simple geometric shapes.

How to draw anime clothes female

Step 2

Now let’s add the most important and integral parts, such as the bandage around the neck, cuffs and pleats at the lower part of the skirt.

How to draw anime clothes

Step 3

Now using clear and dark lines, trace everything with dark and clear lines. Draw folds and additional details, as shown in our example below.

How to draw anime dresses

Step 4

And the finishing stage that will be made with the help of hatching. First, we create the contours of the shadows and then fill these areas with the help of this very hatching, just as was shown in the example with the male anime clothing.

How to draw anime clothes

So above we showed you how to draw anime clothes. This lesson will be very important for those who want to learn more in depth to draw anime. Try to change the details, try to sketch anime clothes from different points of view and of course the most important thing, try to depict these very anime clothes on anime characters.

11 Responses

  1. Ash

    Thank you so much for this website I’ve been learning to draw and some of the dresses are a bit hard to draw

  2. Elianna

    This helped me draw way better! thanks so much!

  3. Gabbi

    This is pretty cool bc I just started drawing anime! Tyyy im not a bot

  4. Lisa Winter

    Thank you so much for all the support, this really helps my career. I hope to have my own business someday in the future so this really helps me. Thank you again.

    Lisa Winter

    • Stepan Ayvazyan

      Thank you very much.
      Our team is glad that our drawing lessons are useful for you.
      We wish you success in your career and business creation in the future.

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