How to Draw a Woman in a Cocktail Dress in 5 Steps

Learn how to draw a woman in a cocktail dress by following our step-by-step directions. Challenge your inner artist as you learn how to draw people.

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This woman looks as sweet as the rose she's holding! This drawing will give you the added challenge of drawing the woman from behind. Once you learn to draw this woman in a cocktail dress, use your imagination to create the setting -- Glamorous ball? Intimate dinner party? You be the judge.

In this section, we'll show you how to draw the woman in a cocktail dress above. Either draw the picture freehand while looking at your computer monitor or print out this page to get a closer look at each step.

Follow the red lines in each illustration to learn exactly what to draw in that step. The lines drawn in previous steps are shown in black. Here, we'll show you an illustration of each step and then give you a description of how to draw it.