50 Beautiful Female Character Sketch Ideas

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If you’re an artist or an aspiring artist looking for female character sketch ideas, look no further. I’ve rounded up over 50 female sketch ideas for you to use for inspiration.

Why You Should Sketch

There are many reasons why you should sketch. Sketching is a great way to improve your observational skills, and it can help you better understand the structure of the figure. It also helps to increase your creativity.

But most importantly, sketching is fun. It’s a great way to relax and release some pent up creative energy. And who knows, you might just come up with your next big idea while you’re doodling away. So what are you waiting for? Grab a piece of paper and get started.

Female Character Sketch Ideas

Check out these female character sketch ideas. These drawings make make references.

1. Girl With Beret

GIRL WITH BERET
Photo Credit: dia_na_draws

This girl is wearing a beret, has beautiful long eyelashes and beautiful heart-shaped earrings.

2. Girl with Glasses and Tie

GIRL WITH GLASSES AND TIE
Photo Credit: artsy.dreamer.xo

I love the overall look here. The reading glasses and the neck tie really give this picture a unique look and helps it stand out.

3. Mermaid Character

MERMAID CHARACTER
Photo Credit: agnesb_art

If you’d like to try your hands at drawing a mermaid character, here’s a great reference for you to draw.

4. Girl Wearing Beanie

GIRL WEARING BEANIE
Photo Credit: _roskr

This girl is wearing a cute beanie, has wavy hair and is wearing a scarf around her neck.

5. How to Draw Locs

If you’ve ever wanted to know how to draw locs, Christina Lorre’ has an amazing YouTube tutorial showing you how to easily draw locs.

6. Four Different Girls

FOUR DIFFERENT GIRLS
Photo Credit: zezael_tu

Here’s a group of girls with different personalities and clothing styles. This gives you a nice variety of characters to choose from.

7. Girl with Oversized Sweatshirt

GIRL WITH OVERSIZED SWEATSHIRT
Photo Credit: yours_gaia

This character is wearing an oversized sweatshirt, a beanie, and cool boots. I love how long her hair is.

8. Girl with Back Facing Hat

GIRL WITH BACK FACING HAT
Photo Credit: Get Drawings

Here’s a simple side profile drawing. The girl has pouty lips and is wearing a hat turned backwards.

9. Girl with Twists in Hair

GIRL WITH TWISTS IN HAIR
Photo Credit: Get Drawings

This drawing is beautiful and another one of my favorites. I love the characters braids, her eyes, lips, and clothing.

10. Girl Making Different Expressions

GIRL MAKING DIFFERENT EXPRESSIONS
Photo Credit: toonboxstudio

Here’s a great reference for practicing different facial expressions. This sketch has eight different expressions you can draw.

11. Little Women

LITTLE WOMEN
Photo Credit: that_st12

If you’re a fan of Little Women, here’s a quick sketch that you can draw yourself. It features the sisters from the book and movie.

12. Girl with Long Hair

GIRL WITH LONG HAIR
Photo Credit: sophiedrawzz

This is a simple sketch of a girl with long hair. Her body is turned to the side with her face turned towards the viewer.

13. Girl with Curvy Figure

GIRL WITH CURVY FIGURE
Photo Credit: sketchsparrow

Here’s a sketch of a girl with a curvy figure wearing a crop top and glasses.

14. Girl with Hoop Earring

GIRL WITH HOOP EARRING
Photo Credit: sketchsparrow

This sketch has a soft and feminine appearance. The hair is behind the ear and she’s wearing a hoop earring.

15. School Girl with Carrying Books

SCHOOL GIRL WITH CARRYING BOOKS
Photo Credit: pallavsketches

Here’s a sketch of a school girl. She’s wearing her uniform and holding books. Her hair is pulled back in a bun.

16. Anime Style Girl

ANIME STYLE GIRL
Photo Credit: pallavsketches

This character has more of an anime look. She’s sitting on top of an object and is looking down.

17. Girl Looking Towards Sky

GIRL LOOKING TOWARDS SKY
Photo Credit: painting_jittiya_j

Here’s another anime character drawing. This girl is resting her head in her hand and looking towards the sky.

18. Girl Playing Vollyball

GIRL PLAYING VOLLYBALL
Photo Credit: mrshuaa

This curvy girl is wearing a one piece bathing suite and playing volleyball. She’s making a variety of expressions in this sketch.

19. Disney Character

DISNEY CHARACTER
Photo Credit: cosmoanimato

If you’re a Disney fan, then you’ll know who this character is. I love how this sketch is beginner-friendly and still very beautiful.

20. Girl with Hearts on Cheeks

GIRL WITH HEARTS ON CHEEKS
Photo Credit: lemonery.art

This girl has hearts on her cheeks and is looking down with a sad expression on her face.

21. Girl with Hair Wrap

GIRL WITH HAIR WRAP
Photo Credit: kenz.art

I love the characters big hair in this sketch. I also really like the color that was added with the hair wrap.

22. Rapunzel and Pascal

RAPUNZEL AND PASCAL
Photo Credit: karencamargo.art

Here’s another Disney character sketch. The is the character Rapunzel from the movie tangled along with her pet chameleon Pascal.

23. Girl Wearing Tank Top

GIRL WEARING TANK TOP
Photo Credit: _errorloading

This girl is wearing a tank top with her sweater hanging from her shoulders. Her hair is long and twisted at the ends.

24. Girl with Angled Profile

GIRL WITH ANGLED PROFILE
Photo Credit: _gottadraw_

Here’s an angled profile of a girl with short hair and a braid going to the back of her head. I love how the hair is drawn here.

25. Girl with Front Braid

GIRL WITH FRONT BRAID
Photo Credit: cute_cxtnxss

Here’s one of my favorite sketches. I love how the eyes and lips and drawn. I also love the hair.

26. Girl Wearing Reading Glasses

GIRL WEARING READING GLASSES
Photo Credit: _just_artistic

This girl is looking towards the viewer at an angle. She’s wearing reading glasses and has medium length flowing hair.

27. Girl with Top Bun

GIRL WITH TOP BUN
Photo Credit: artis_art_28

This is a simple sketch of a girls angled profile. Her hair is in a top bun and she’s looking downward.

28. Girl Touching Wall

GIRL TOUCHING WALL
Photo Credit: arts_huda

You can’t see the characters face here because it’s being covered by her hair. Her first is on the wall and she’s wearing a cute dress.

29. Maleficent

MALEFICENT DRAWING
Photo Credit: gabevart

If you’re a fan of the character Maleficent, you should try sketching her using this drawing as your reference.

30. Girl Wearing Sunglasses

GIRL WEARING SUNGLASSES
Photo Credit: jogurttipossu

This cool girl is wearing sunglasses with her hair tied back. Her face is slightly angled towards the viewer.

31. Fingers Touching Mouth

FINGERS TOUCHING MOUTH
Photo Credit: owsm_lines

The character in this sketch has long hair with her fingers touching her mouth slightly. She’s wearing a ring on her index finger.

32. Girl Wearing Hat

GIRL WEARING HAT
Photo Credit: paperpencil_101

In this sketch, the we’re seeing the girl from behind. She’s wearing a hat and summer dress, and her hands are in her pocket.

33. Girl with Wavy Hair

GIRL WITH WAVY HAIR
Photo Credit: shana_artgallery

If you want to work on drawing hair, the hair used in this sketch is great practice for learning how to draw hair that curls back.

34. Girl with Crossed Eyes

GIRL WITH CROSSED EYES
Photo Credit: sketchaholic11

Here’s a fun sketch of a girl with her eyes crossed. I love how the facial features are drawn in this picture.

35. Girl with Long Braid

GIRL WITH LONG BRAID
Photo Credit: sketches_by_nour_

This girl has a high ponytail with a long braid going down past her shoulders. She has curled baby hairs and is wearing a necklace and earrings.

36. Girl with Thick Hair

GIRL WITH THICK HAIR
Photo Credit: soso.artz

I like how the hair is drawn in this picture. To add more detail to your sketch, you could give the character earrings or even add more detail to the hair.

37. Girl With Ponytail and Glasses

GIRL WITH PONYTAIL AND GLASSES
Photo Credit: Get Drawings

This drawing is a great reference for beginners. It’s a quick sketch of a girl with long hair in a high ponytail and glasses.

38. Girl with Turned Head

GIRL WITH TURNED HEAD
Photo Credit: soso.artz

The is drawn really well in this sketch. I also like the eyes, eyebrows and nose. The artist also added a small piece of detail to the neck that works well.

39. Realistic Character

REALISTIC CHARACTER
Photo Credit: swart_arts

This sketch looks very realistic and makes a great reference for anyone who wants to learn how to draw realistic characters.

40. Girl with Polka Dot Shirt

GIRL WITH POLKA DOT SHIRT
Photo Credit: swart_arts

I love the detail that the shirt and other background elements adds to this photo. The artist also did a great job with the eyes.

41. Girl With Large Eyes

GIRL WITH LARGE EYES
Photo Credit: swart_arts

I like how the hair and eyes are drawn in this photo. Again, I love how by adding a few simple elements in the background, it helps the picture stand out.

Bonus Drawings

Here is a roundup of some bonus images to inspire you. Use these sketches as references for your next drawing.

GIRL WITH SHORT HAIR
Credit: io_noxley
GIRL WITH MESSY HAIR
Credit: io_noxley
GIRL LOOKING UP
Credit: io_noxley
GIRL MAKING ANGRY FACE
Credit: cameronmark
GIRL WITH BUN AND GLASSES
Credit: cameronmark
GIRL WITH HALF UP BUN
Credit: cameronmark
EDGY GIRL
Credit: cameronmark
HOUSEWIFE MAKING SHOCKED FACE
Credit: cameronmark
GIRL WITH SHORT WAVY HAIR
Credit: cameronmark
GIRL WITH GRUMPY FACE
Credit: cameronmark
GIRL WITH SMUG FACE
Credit: cameronmark
Female sketch cool girl
Credit: weheartit

I hope these female character sketches have inspired you to sketch your very own characters. Happy drawing!

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