How to draw the perfect, stylized Heart in 6 simple steps

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The heart is a very common symbol. It adorns all kinds of objects, from fashion, decoration to greeting cards. For most people, however, the stylized heart is a symbol of pure love. Although the shape seems so simple, almost all of us have drawn a crooked heart at some time.

If you want to learn how to draw a heart in a few minutes, you’ve come to the right place. Learn how to construct the shape perfectly and then paint it in red (or any other color).

Tutorial on how to draw a perfect stylized heart

Remember to exert as little pressure as possible on the pencil until step 5. Once you are satisfied with the shape, you can trace the outline again and then paint it in the color of your choice.

Step 1: Draw an equilateral triangle

Start by drawing an upside-down equilateral triangle.

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Step 2: A central center line

Draw a vertical line that extends from the bottom of the triangle to slightly above the top line.

Step 3: Draw the curvature of the heart

Draw a curved line on the left side of the triangle. The line should extend into the area of the triangle in the lower third of the triangle leg. Above it, the line outside the triangle swings outwards.

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Repeat this process to create a mirror image on the right side.

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Step 4: Draw two circles on the heart

Draw a circle that intersects the left corner of the triangle and the centerline.

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Repeat this process to create a mirror image on the other side.

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Step 5: Correct the lines and draw the outline

Erase the redundant guidelines and draw the heart once again.

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Step 6: Add color and depth to the heart

In the next step, you can shade the heart in the color of your choice.

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If you want to add depth to the heart, you can draw two lighter areas on the sides of the heart in a brighter color. If these areas are more luminous than the base color of the heart, it looks like the shape is three-dimensional. You don’t even need white color for this, but only a lighter shade than the base color.

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