Today I will show you how to draw some quick cartoon flames to give the illusion of fire. I will guide you through these steps with the following illustrated guide. Have fun!
Learn How to Draw Flames and Drawing Cartoon Fire Drawing Tutorial
Written-Out Step by Step Drawing Instructions
(Step 1) Draw a letter ‘U’ shape.
(Step 2) Draw a curved line on left, and a letter ‘u’ shape on right of shape.
(Step 3) Draw a letter ‘u’ shape on bottom of flame.
(Step 4) Draw a smaller ‘u’ shape inside the ‘u’ shape that you drew in the last step. Also draw a curved line on the right side of flame.
(Step 5) Draw a letter ‘s’-like shape in center of flame. Draw a curvy letter ‘M’ shape on right side of flame.
(Step 6) Draw a letter ‘M’ shape in center of flame. Draw a backwards letter ‘S’ shape to the left of the ‘M’ you just drew.
(Step 7) Draw a line that looks like a part of a letter ‘M’ and also draw a letter ‘S’-like squiggly curve.
(Step 8) Draw a letter ‘V’-like shape as well as another letter ‘S’-like squiggly line.
(Step 9) Draw another line that looks like a part of a letter ‘M’…and then another line that does look like a letter ‘M’ as well.
(Step 10) Finish up the outline.
(Step 11-15) Color in a gradient of yellow to red, from top to bottom. If you wish to, erase the outline, otherwise keep it in.