How to Draw Nicki Minaj

Cute in a 50s pink wig, sporting her baby-doll looks. Now you can learn how to draw Nicki Minaj.

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



Drawing Tips
Tips on How to Draw Nicki Minaj:

  • There are a couple of areas in photo of that are very dark.
  • Outline the darkest areas using a sharp hard pencil (H, HB, B or F).
  • Then use a softer pencil to develop the dark areas, one layer upon another.
  • In this image, Nicki’s skin looks airbrushed. To get a similar look, use a tissue or kitchen towel to blend the tones.
  • When drawing her hair, don’t try to draw each strand of hair individually.
  • Instead, see how the tones move from one tone into another – from lighter, to mid tone, to darker tone.
  • See the section called “Building up Shadows” in our guide on “How to Shade Your Portrait” for help.

 

How to Draw

  1. Click on the grid and gray-scale images below of Nicki Minaj 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 Nicki Minaj 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 Nicki Minaj

1) Grid Image: Nicki Minaj

How to Draw Nicki Minaj Using a Grid

How to Draw Nicki Minaj Using a Grid: This grid image will help you to accurately draw in the shapes and shadows of your portrait of Nicki Minaj

2) Gray-scale Image: Nicki Minaj

How to Draw Nicki Minaj: Gray-scale

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


 

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2 Responses to How to Draw Nicki Minaj

  1. that didn’t tell how to draw it

  2. admin says:

    Hi Keyira
    please check the steps above again under “How to Start Your Drawing”, then click on these links for the detailed instructions 🙂 …

    1.Demo: How to Draw a Portrait Step by Step
    http://www.drawfamousfaces.com/demo-how-to-draw-a-portrait-step-by-step/

    2. How to Set Up a Grid
    http://www.drawfamousfaces.com/how-to-set-up-a-grid/

    3. How to Shade Your Portrait
    http://www.drawfamousfaces.com/how-to-shade-your-portrait/

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