Fairies are considered to be very whimsical and magical. They are usually depicted to be beautiful, delicate and mysterious. They also bring an aura with them that makes you feel as if you were in some enchanted forest. Although they are mythical creatures, a lot of artists love drawing them. If you want to learn to draw fairies, here are some things that you should consider and try.
Your Fairy Your Rules
Since fairies are mythical creatures, there is no fixed parameters in which you would be limited to in drawing them. All those beautiful fairy pictures, drawings and paintings you have seen are all products of their respective artists’ imagination. This is why, as an artist that wants to draw fairies, you would have all the power to do so.
All you need to do is imagine. Create a vision of your own fairy in your mind and this would be your guide. If you want your fairy to be a boy or girl, it all depends on you. However, for starters it is recommended that you start out with a female fairy, since this is the common.
The Traditional Fairy Look
Most of the time, fairies are depicted to be women in small sizes that have wings. They are also usually beautiful. They also glow at times or has a very colourful aura. They have the ability to fly. Their wings are most of the time depicted to be similar to a dragonfly’s, which is transparent and slender. However, in some other renditions, fairies are seen to have butterfly like colourful wings that matches their colourful clothes. Of course, there is also the ever present magic wand.