How To Draw Cartoon Love Hearts

Love is in the air! Make a romantic gesture by learning how to draw a pair of cartoon love hearts for a special someone. Quickdraw's art guide makes drawing a love heart easy as pie. Pick up a pencil. sketchpad and some colours are you are all set. This drawing idea is simple to follow and has step by step instructions. It's suitable for children aged five and above.

Art materials needed:

A plain sketchpad to draw on, a sharp pencil to draw with, an eraser to rub out messy lines, a black marker pen to go over pencil lines, and a bunch of colouring pencils or felt tip pens to add a splash of colour!

  • How to draw love hearts part 1

    Welcome back art lovers, in today’s episode we will be drawing to love hearts. 

    Pop out a pencil, black marker, eraser and pink and red coloured pens from your art kit. 

    Let’s get into it! 

    We’ll start off by drawing one of the two love hearts on the left of our page. Draw a straight guideline down to find the middle point. 

    Then we can mark out one half of the heart like this. It looks a bit like an old man’s ear or a leaf, don’t you think? 

  • How to draw love hearts part 2

    Now we can draw the same shape on the right - try to make it symmetrical if you can. That means it is the same shape and size.

  • How to draw love hearts part 3

    We want our second heart to overlap this one, so we’ll draw them close together. But heart 2 will be at an angle. 

    And by all means guys, make this heart a tad bigger or smaller. 

  • How to draw love hearts part 4

    Some features now. A smiley mouth - to show this love heart is happy. 

    Two wide circles for its eyes, with a tiny pupil in each corner. 

    A small tongue inside the mouth, and then two rosey cheeks - maybe this love heart is shy or bashful. 

  • How to draw love hearts part 5

    Here come the arms and legs. We’re going to make these thin and bendy, so they look more expressive and bouncy. 

    If you want your love heart to be a girl, you can add long fluttery eyelashes like this. 

    Maybe the second heart can be a boy, with his eyes closed - to show this just draw semi circles instead of wide circles for eyes. 

    An arm reaching out with affection… ahhhhhhh, that has to be true love! 

    The second arm can drop by the side. 

    And lastly, this love heart’s legs. Slim and bendy the same as before. 

  • How to draw love hearts part 6

    Ok, time for some magic with our black marker pen now. 

    Trace around the outlines of the pencil, making sure the heart on the left overlaps the one on the right, like this. 

    Be careful not to go over the arm lines too. We want these to look like they are in front of the heart’s body. 

    Now if you want to really make those blushing cheeks stand out, colour them in red. The tongue too. This will show nicely when the rest of the heart is coloured in pink. 

    You can do this before or after you erase the pencil lines away. Speaking of which, here we go. Where’s that eraser?

  • How to draw love hearts part 7

    Our favourite part… colouring in! Let’s go for it, guys. 

    A cool light pink for one heart, and another darker pink for the second heart if you have one - otherwise it’s totally fine to use the same shade on both. 

    Hey boys and girls, did you know that about five percent of all animal species and 90 percent of bird species choose a life partner and grow old together?

    It’s true. Here are just some of those animals that mate for life… 

    Mice, puffins, seahorses, eagles, beavers, owls and geese. Isn’t that fascinating? 

    Next time you see these great animals and birds out in the wild, check to see if their lover is right behind them! 

    Ok, that;’s a great piece of art guys - awesome job! 

    Remember, there are plenty more Quickdraw videos waiting for you on our channel. Thanks for stopping by and see you next time. 

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