How to Draw a Cute Halloween Ghost

According to popular culture, all ghosts are scary creatures to be avoided at all costs. By the time you finish our tutorial, however, you will soon learn that this is far from the case.


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Start by taking a black pen, and drawing a diagonal line, angled at around 45 degrees, in the left half of the page. Add a small “hook” to the end of this.


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From the top, bring another diagonal line down, this time pointing towards the bottom left-hand corner of the page.


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Return to the original line, and bring a line across to the left, before taking it back up and angling off towards the bottom right-hand corner of the page.


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Then, add a curved line to the top of this, heading off to the left…


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Before bringing a curved line down from the end of this.


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Connect this line to the one on the left with a slightly curved line. Bring the edges of this down slightly.


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Then, add another long, diagonal line below this…


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And curve the right end down and across to meet the left end in a point.


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Move just to the right of the point, and bring a curved line down and across in a large “C” shape. Add a slight wave to the end of this.


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At the end of this wave, bring a wriggly line across to the left, and then take a line up to meet the right side of the bottom of the hat.


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Next, add another curved line from the left point, curving across to the left, and then back across to the right.


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Add a small horseshoe shape to the left of the ghost…


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And bring two wavy lines down from the bottom corners of this.


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Connect both halves with a horizontal line…


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And then bring two parallel, slightly angled lines down from the bottom.


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Connect these with another horizontal line, and then add two wavy lines emerging from the bottom corners.


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Connect these new lines with another horizontal line to create a lantern…


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And then connect the top of the lantern to the body of the ghost with two curved lines.


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Add a small oval shape to the top of the lantern…


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And then add a large “X” to the center of the lantern.


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Now, add two circles to the space below the hat…


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And a large smile just below this – this is a friendly ghost!


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Now, add a “C” shape to the right of the mouth – make the ends a little more curved.


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Next, add a “u” shape to the right of your ghost, and add two “points” to the top of this.


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Add two curved lines coming up from either side of the “u”…


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And then bring two lines out from the top of this, heading towards the top corners of the page.


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Bring two wavy lines down from the ends of these lines to the body of the “u”, creating a small bat!


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Now, add a series of stars all around the outside of the ghost.


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Take a black fineliner pen, and add two “rings” to the face, one on either side of the mouth.


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Grab the black pen, and fill in the top and bottom of the lantern, the eyes and mouth of the ghost, and the body and wings of the bat companion.


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Use an orange pen to add a tiny flicker to the center of the lantern…


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And then fill in the rest of the lantern with a yellow pen. Use the same shade for a stripe on the hat, and to fill in the stars.


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Grab your black pen again, and add color to the underside of the hat.


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Then, use a purple pen for the rest of the hat…


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And a dark pink pen to fill in the spots on the cheeks, leaving the central dots white.


And there we have it – your very own cute, very friendly ghost!

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