Within these clumps, add a few additional lines representing strands and areas where the hair naturally parts or falls.
Once you've got a process down, you can start speeding up but do not try to do that until you've got a style that you are proud of. Don't get frustrated. Now, imagine a hairstyle you like and how it would lay on a human head. Consider this when deciding on facial features and expressions.
Not Helpful 8 Helpful 6. Make the hair shine in a way you feel comfortable to draw, and don't be afraid to add in some 'strange' accessories whenever you want! The point of this is to help you work out things like placement, where any parts will lie, and how big the hair should be.
Draw the basic outline of your hair. Complete the rest of your character's face. Not Helpful 6 Helpful 11.
Detail and shape your hair. Create 4 points on the head where the main points of hair will be and sketch lightly trying out different ideas until you find the right design. Don't worry, though, mistakes help you learn. Traditionally, the distance from the forehead to the top of the head should be equal to the distance from the top of the head to the top of the hairstyle.
Be liberal with your construction lines. The first rule of anime drawing is that the hair is always right above the eyes. Thanks for letting us know. The hair will be too straight, but don't worry. Not Helpful 9 Helpful 21.