How to Draw Kate Winslet

This is a classic, feminine shot of the Titanic beauty, and a great one to use as you learn how to draw Kate Winslet.

Follow the instructions below and read the drawing tips on how to draw Kate Winslet, and you’ll be able to complete your drawing quickly and accurately.

 


 

Drawing Tips
Tips on How to Draw Kate Winslet:

  • When you are drawing, it’s important to closely observe and then match the shapes, tones and textures
  • Notice the contrast of these elements, then select pencils and shading techniques that will do the best job at replicating them
  • This is a very feminine looking image of Kate Winslet
  • Her skin is smooth and the curls of hair are soft
  • Use soft pencils (2B, 4B) to shade in her skin tones, the use a tissue to blend in the pencil
  • There is a lot of work to be done on Kate’s hair in this drawing to get a realistic rendering of her soft curls
  • Keep the edge and tone of the highlight on her lips crisp and clean to give the look of high gloss
  • In this picture of Kate Winslet, her sweater is very dark. If you are a beginner to drawing, read the section called “Building up Shadows” in our guide on “How to Shade Your Portrait” for help.
    When you pencil in the pattern of wallpaper behind Kate, don’t make the pattern to dark or crisp, it should fade into the background rather than stand out.

 

How to Draw

  1. Click on the grid and gray-scale images below of Kate Winslet to enlarge them
  2. Right click on each image and save them on your computer or tablet
  3. Print out both images or keep them open on your computer or tablet to view while you’re drawing
  4. Set up a 5 x 7 grid on your sketch pad. If you don’t know how to, read this: “How to Set Up a Grid in 2 Minutes”
  5. Then using the grid image below of Kate Winslet as a reference, draw the outlines of the shapes and shadows onto the grid on your sketch pad. If you need some guidance, click here to see our demo: “Demo: How to Draw a Portrait Step by Step”
  6. Once you have completed the outline drawing, begin shading your portrait. If you are a beginner at shading, click here for tips: “How to Shade Your Portrait”
  7. Well done! By following these instructions, you’re are on your way to completing your drawing of Kate Winslet

 

1) Grid Image: Kate Winslet

How to Draw Kate Winslet Using a Grid

How to Draw Kate Winslet Using a Grid: This grid image will help you to accurately draw in the shapes and shadows of your drawing of Kate Winslet

 

2) Gray-scale Image: Kate Winslet

How to Draw Kate Winslet: Gray-scale

How to Draw Kate Winslet: Gray-scale image to help you match the gray tones when you shade in your drawing of Kate Winslet

 

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