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

5. Add the Final Touches


Shade the hair and bow with squiggles. Add shading to the back of the dress and right ankle. Draw in the veins of the leaves with short straight lines.

That's it! This drawing can be challenging, so don't worry if your first attempt isn't picture-perfect. Just keep practicing, and before long you'll see results you can be proud of. For another version of a woman in formal wear, see the next page to learn how to draw a woman in an evening dress.