How to Draw Anime Lips [Subtle, Side Profile, Full, Round]

How To Draw Anime Lips

This tutorial will teach you how to draw different kinds of anime lips. Most anime and manga styles don’t draw the lips but it is a very useful trick to learn especially if you’re planning to change up your style. Drawing anime lips might seem daunting at first but with this step by step instructions, you will easily be drawing them in no time.

How to Draw Subtle Anime Lips

Step 1:

Create the guidelines for the lips. Draw an intersecting horizontal and vertical line.

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Step 2:

To start the middle mouth line, draw a curve. End the curve line with teardrop shapes.

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Step 3:

Create the cupid’s bow by drawing two concave curves right next to each other above the middle mouth line.

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Step 4:

Add a curve under the middle mouth line to create the lower lip.

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Step 5:

Add shading and highlight to the lips to create depth.

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Step 6:

Finish the lips and add color if desired.

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How to Draw Full Anime Lips

Step 1:

Create the guidelines for the lips. Draw an intersecting horizontal and vertical line.

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Step 2:

Draw a line curving below the point of intersection. Thicken both ends of the line.

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Step 3:

Connect another curve line to both ends of the first curve you created. End each line with a teardrop shape.

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Step 4:

Add another curve above the middle mouth line.

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Step 5:

Finish the top lip by adding vertical lines to each side of the upper lip.

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Step 6:

Add a curve under the middle mouth line to create the lower lip.

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Step 7:

Add shading and highlight to the lips to create depth.

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Step 8:

Finish the lips and add color if desired.

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How to Draw Round Anime Lips

Step 1:

Create the guidelines for the lips. Draw an intersecting horizontal and vertical line.

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Step 2:

Create a line that curves down in the middle. End the lines with teardrop shapes.

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Step 3:

To draw the upper lip, create a curve.

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Step 4:

To draw the lower lip, add a curved line below the middle mouth line.

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Step 5:

Add shading and highlight to the lips to create depth.

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Step 6:

Finish the lips and add color if desired.

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How to Draw Side Profile Lips

Step 1:

Create the guidelines for the lips. Draw an intersecting horizontal and vertical line.

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Step 2:

Draw two connecting curves.

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Step 3:

Add a line at the middle of the curves you just added.

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Step 4:

Finish the shape of the lips by adding slanted lines to connect the top and bottom lip to the middle mouth line.

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Step 5:

Add shading and highlight to the lips to create depth.

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Step 6:

Finish the lips and add color if desired.

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How to Draw Three-Forth View Anime Lips

Step 1:

Create the guidelines for the lips. Draw an intersecting horizontal and vertical line.

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Step 2:

Create a curve above the intersection of the guideline.

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Step 3:

On one side of the curve, you just added, draw a slanted line to connect the cupid’s bow to the middle mouth line. End the line with a teardrop shape.

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Step 4:

On the other side of the cupid’s bow curve, add two connecting curve lines.

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Step 5:

Finish the shape of the lip by connecting the lower lip to the middle mouth line with another curve.

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Step 6:

Draw the middle mouth line.

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Step 7:

Add shading and highlight to the lips to create depth.

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Step 8:

Finish the lips and add color if desired.

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How to Draw Open Side Profile Anime Lips

Step 1:

Create the guidelines for the lips. Draw an intersecting curved horizontal and vertical line.

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Step 2:

Create the shape of the mouth’s opening.

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Step 3:

Draw the upper lip by creating two curved lines above the mouth opening.

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Step 4:

Draw the lower lip by adding a curve below the mouth opening.

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Step 5:

Add a line to the middle of the mouth opening to indicate the teeth.

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Step 6:

Add shading and highlight to the lips to create depth.

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Step 7:

Finish the lips and add color if desired.

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