Dagashi Kashi: How to Draw Hotaru Shidare

Gilgamesh   March 17, 2016   Comments Off on Dagashi Kashi: How to Draw Hotaru Shidare

Today tutorial will be about how to draw Hotaru Shidare, Dagashi Kashi main heroine. I hope everyone enjoy this anime drawings tutorial.

How To Draw Anime Character: Hotaru Shidare


part one: Character guideline.

Step 1: Draw oval shape head.

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Step 2: Draw the eye guideline.

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Step 3: Sketch Hotaru eye.

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Step 4: Draw Hotaru ear guideline.

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Step 5:  Sketch Hotaru body guideline.

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Step 6: Sketch the hand guideline.

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Step 7: Continue sketching her hand guideline.

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Step 8: Re-draw Hotaru body guideline.

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Step 9: Sketch the “frills” guideline.

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Note: Before we start drawing Hotaru outline, make sure to check “How to draw frills” tutorial, especially if you never draw them before.


Part 2: Drawing Hotaru Shidare:

Step 1: Start by drawing Hotaru chin.

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Step 2: Draw her nose.

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Step 3: Draw the mouth.

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Step 4: Draw Hotaru right ear.

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Step 5: Draw her neck.

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Step 6: Draw the eye.

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Step 7: Draw her eye iris.

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Step 8: Draw the eyebrow.

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Step 9: Draw Hotaru front hair and clean it.

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Step 10: Draw Hotaru Ahoge. Well, it’s not really Ahoge, but it’s better to draw it by itself like normal Ahoge.

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Step 11: Draw the side hair.

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Step 12: Normally, I’ll clean it like this:

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But anime physics is not same as real life physics. For this anime art style, her eye will not be covered with her hair; It will just have a lower tone.

Like this:

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Step 13:  Draw Hotaru headpiece.

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Step 14: Draw her back hair.

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Step 15: Add her headpiece flower if you want to.

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Step 16: Start drawing her cloth

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Step 17: Continue drawing her cloth.

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Step 18: Draw her shirt button.

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Step 19: Start drawing her frills like we already learn in frills tutorial.

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Step 20: Continue drawing the rest of her chest area.

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Step 21: Draw Hotaru right arm.

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Step 22: Draw the frill.

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Step 23: Continue drawing her arm.

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Step 24: Next, draw her left arm.

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Step 25: And her fingers.

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Step 26:  Finally, Draw her skirt.

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Completed work:

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Shidare Hotaru character summary: She is an eccentric and passionate girl who is in love with sweets and snacks. Her father owns one of world best and most famous sweets company. Because she will inherit her father company in future, she desires to make it the number one sweets company in the whole world.

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