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How to Draw a Valentine’s Card

Here is another lesson on the theme of holidays, in which I will show you how to draw a Valentine’s card step by step. On this page you will find not only the lesson itself, but also additional materials that will help you understand the process of drawing a Valentine much better.

how to draw a Valentine's card
how to draw a valentine card step by step

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Basic Information on How to Draw a Valentine’s Card

Here is a simple instruction that shows how to draw a Valentine’s card. This is an invariable attribute of the holiday of all lovers, which is traditionally celebrated in many countries in February.

On Valentine’s Day, people give their loved ones gifts, candies, balloons, flowers, toys, and heart-shaped cards. In my example, you see a beautiful greeting card, which depicts a heart-shaped balloon. In addition, you can see a congratulatory inscription there.

This is a very nice gift with which you can express your love, care, and attention. The color of the Valentine’s card is red or pink, these colors symbolize love and devotion. The instructions are very clear and accessible. Each step is visualized and supplemented with a small hint.

But of course, the example shown in my drawing lesson is not the only important one. Using the steps below, you can draw a wide variety of valentines, you just need to change one or another detail.

Below I will first show you the whole process of drawing a card, then we will study the process of drawing a heart in more detail.

If you are ready, then grab all the necessary supplies and let’s join the drawing lesson!


  • Pencil
  • Paper
  • Eraser
  • Coloring supplies (red and pink colors)

Steps on How to Draw a Valentine’s Card

Time needed: 25 minutes

How to Draw a Valentine’s Card

  1. Draw the outlines of the card.

    With the help of several straight lines draw a rectangle. The vertical and horizontal lines of the valentine should be parallel to each other.how to draw a cute valentine card

  2. Depict one side of the heart.

    Draw a smooth rounded line of the same shape as in the example. Below you will see more detailed instruction for drawing a heart.easy valentine card drawings

  3. Add the second side of the heart.

    On the other side, draw a symmetrical line to make the closed-loop. To check the symmetry of the heart, try looking at it through a mirror.cartoon valentine drawings

  4. Sketch out the bow.

    This part should be located exactly under the heart. This part should also be symmetrical. You can draw the left side first, then the right.valentine card drawing tutorial

  5. Depict the ends of the ribbon at the bottom.

    First of all, draw the bottom part of the heart-ball as in my example. Then using long smooth lines draw the edges of the bow.valentine card drawing lesson

  6. Add the inscription

    Draw letters inside the heart. I’m just showing you an example of text that you can replace with any other inscription.valentine card drawing guide

  7. Write the bottom text.

    When you write the text, keep in mind that the lines should be straight and the letters should be approximately the same size.
    drawing inscriptions

  8. Color the Valentine’s card.

    At this stage, you will need pink or red. But this is just my example. You can use any other colors and color combinations.
    how to draw a Valentine's card

Additional Materials

Especially for your convenience, I have prepared in advance a short version of the lesson in the form of a PDF file. Download the file and use it any time you want to repeat this lesson.

Drawing Valentine’s Card Details

Any complex drawing consists of general details and particulars, and the valentine drawing is no exception.

You already know how to draw the card itself. It’s essentially a series of straight lines. It’s much more difficult to draw the details. To get this right, let’s look at the largest and most important part of this drawing in more detail.

How to Draw a Valentine’s Heart

So, above I showed you in general terms how to draw a heart. But what if your heart design on your Valentine’s card turned out to be not as symmetrical and beautiful as you would like?

To draw perfectly even and symmetrical hearts, I have prepared separate instructions for you.

how to draw a valentine heart step by step


Valentines come in all different types, shapes and sizes, but the steps presented above will help you draw almost any of them.

To draw different valentines, practice using the knowledge you learned in this lesson. Don’t forget to add any details that are not in my example to make your valentine’s card drawing unique.

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