How To Draw L From Death Note

Welcome back to another tutorial! Today I’ll show you how to draw “L” from Death Note. If you’re reading this, then I’m sure you know all about the super popular Death Note anime and manga series. In fact, I’ve already done a tutorial on how to draw Ryuk and Light Yagami— so go check those out too! Alright, enough talking, now grab your pencil and let’s draw L from Death Note!

How To Draw L From Death Note Step 1

Step 1

To get L started, we will first need to draw a circle for his head. Draw a two lines crossing his face to give us our guidelines for placing L’s features.

How To Draw L From Death Note Step 2

Step 2

Right below the circle of L’s head, draw a narrow triangular chin. We also need to draw L’s mouth right long the bottom edge of the circle.

How To Draw L From Death Note Step 3

Step 3

Like most anime characters, L has a very simple nose which you can create by drawing a triangle along the vertical guideline of his face.

How To Draw L From Death Note Step 4

Step 4

Next, draw two half circles along the horizontal guideline. These half circles will be L’s upper eyelids.

How To Draw L From Death Note Step 5Step 5

Finish L’s eyes by drawing the bottom half of each eye, and giving him a circular pupil inside each eye.

How To Draw L From Death Note Step 6Step 6

Now we will move on to L’s hair. I personally like to start drawing hair around the face and work outwards. Draw some jagged thick clumps of hair hanging down around L’s face and slightly covering his eyes.

How To Draw L From Death Note Step 7

Step 7

Give L the rest of his hair by drawing more of the same jagged lines extending outward behind his head. You don’t need to make these clumps of hair as detailed as the ones around L’s face.

 

How To Draw L From Death Note Step 8

Step 8

Now that we basically have L’s entire head completed, we can work downward a little bit to his neck and torso. Draw a thin neck beneath his head at an angle, and a curved line beneath that for the collar of L’s shirt.

How To Draw L From Death Note Step 9

Step 9

Next, draw a line extending downward on each side of L’s body. These lines will become his arms and shoulders.

How To Draw L From Death Note Step 10

Step 10

Draw in a few wrinkles for L’s shirt.

How To Draw L From Death Note Step 11

Step 11

Finally, give L some color. He’s a very pale person, so make sure to keep his skin and clothing light, and his hair very dark. That’s it! I hope you had fun drawing L from Death Note with me! If you enjoyed this tutorial, be sure to share it and come back for more! And as always… happy drawing!