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How to Paint Wavy Hair - Step by Step

teacher avatar Banashree Das, Digital illustrator

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Lessons in This Class

4 Lessons (12m)
    • 1. Introduction

    • 2. Class Project

    • 3. Sketching Wavy Hair

    • 4. How to Paint Wavy Hair

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About This Class

In this class I will teach you how I paint wavy hair step by step. I have already published two classes  on painting hair, one for Curly hair and another for Straight hair. So if you want to learn ho w to paint curly and straight hair consider watching them both. To take these classes you will need a digital art program installed on your drawing device; it can be a PC, Phone or tablet whichever you use will work just fine. And last but not the least, you need to have some basic knowledge in digital art. If you are a beginner make sure to watch my classes for beginners digital artist to get started right away.

 You will learn   :

  • How to draw Wavy Hair 
  • How to color Wavy Hair

Materials you will need :

  • Drawing tablet,Desktop or Laptop ( With a Digital art program)

I use my Custom Painting Brushes for my Art (in Procreate) if you would like to try my brushes they are available on my Gumroad shop

You can also find me here :  InstagramYouTube , Facebook

Take my other classes 

Getting Started with Procreate (For iPad Pro)

How to Blend Colors in Procreate Part 1

Blend Modes - How to Blend Colors in Procreate Part 2

3 Ways to Add Glow to Your Art Digitally and Make It More Interesting

Let’s paint a Sunset in Procreate (Will help you Relax)

Getting Started in Digital Art (for Beginners)

How to Paint Eyes -From Sketch to Finish-Step by Step (For beginners)

How to Paint Curly Hair - Step by Step

How to Paint Straight  Hair - Step by Step


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Banashree Das

Digital illustrator


Hello, I'm Banashree ( online - MuzenikArt ), a freelance illustrator from India. I love to draw female characters and enjoy working on expressions a lot. I have completed my graduation in Computer Science but was always  passionate about art which led me to become an illustrator instead. 

Join me on Instagram to see my daily artworks, progress works, tutorials and any other updates.Use #muzenikart on Instagram when sharing your class project there to get featured on my IG story.
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