Learn how to draw a heart with these step-by-step instructions! Whether you are decorating for Valentine’s Day, or just want to make some lovely doodles, we make heart drawing easy!
With a few simple steps, you can learn how to draw a perfect heart that looks beautiful and serves as a symbol of your affection. You could even write a little message in the center to make your own Free Printable Conversation Hearts!
There are many ways to draw a heart, but we want to make heart drawing easy for you. This method is foolproof and will result in a perfect heart every time! The instructions down below are perfect for kids who want to explore their creative side – and so are these 3 Free Printable Heart Coloring Pages for Adults and Kids!
Adults who want to learn how to draw a perfect heart can use these instructions, too! You will be able to add a little love to every message you write – how sweet!
How to Draw a Heart Step by Step
Here’s how to draw a perfect heart in just 4 steps. Check out our video below for the how to draw a heart step by step instructions.
How to Draw a Perfect Heart: Step 1
Place a piece of paper on top of our simple heart drawing stencil and trace the two circles. If you want to you can use these Free Large, Medium, and Small Heart Stencils (Printable PDFs) until you master how to draw a perfect heart.
You can also use a circle stencil if you have one on hand or give freehand a try! Keep in mind that a freehand circle might be a little shaky the first few times – we suggest tracing the circles first, to get the hang of it.
How to Draw a Cute Heart: Step 2
Starting from where the circles meet, draw a line straight down.
This will be the bottom tip of your heart! It might take a few tries before you figure out how long your line should be, but that’s okay! Trial and error is part of the creative process.
How to Draw an Easy Heart: Step 3
Starting from the outer edge of one circle, draw a line that connects to the bottom of the center line.
Repeat this on the outer edge of the other circle, and you’ll start to see the drawing of a heart form! You’ll be able to decorate your own Free Printable Calligraphy Quotes with Drawings with perfect hearts in no time!
How to Draw a Good Heart Step 4:
Grab a marker (whatever color you want!) and trace only the outline of the heart.
Make sure you don’t go all the way around either circle or over the center line. Next, erase your guidelines to leave behind a perfect drawing of a heart!
Do you like tracing images to learn how to draw? Check out our Free Printable Elephant Outline Drawings!
If you want to make this heart image smaller, you can easily go into your print settings and reduce the scale to a smaller number. You can make the same adjustments to these Free Love Heart Images. Type in a few values to find the perfect size or print a bunch of different sizes for variety. Check out our Free Printable Heart Templates Cut Outs to see hearts of all sizes!
Now that you know how to draw a Valentine heart, you can grab some scissors and make this a heart cut out, write someone’s name inside, or just keep practicing on paper!