Learn how to draw a cowboy hat on a cowboy's head with this 1 hr and 49 min tutorial. This course is broken down into brief lessons, each consisting of a short video clip at normal speed and a simple description. This allows you to watch and keep up with each lesson one step at a time, and you will feel more confident in your ability to see your drawing through to the end and successfully draw a cowboy hat!

Hi, I’m Jack.


I am a self-taught artist and the creator of the Let's Draw Today Club!

My experience as a first-grade teacher has taught me the value of breaking big concepts down into small, learnable steps. That is the same approach I bring to my drawing tutorials.

Whether you are a beginner or you have a bit more drawing experience, it is my goal to make helpful, step-by-step drawing tutorial videos and courses that will allow you to easily follow along, create beautiful drawings, and build your confidence in your skills and abilities to draw things you never thought you could draw before.

I look forward to sharing my passion for drawing with you here in the Let's Draw Today Club!

Course Curriculum

  Getting Started
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  Draw the Crown and Hat Band
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  Draw the Brim
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  Draw the Cowboy’s Head
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  Shade the Hat Band and Crown
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  Shade the Brim
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  Shade the Cowboy’s Head
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  Extras
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Getting Started

Get started with an introduction to the tutorial, reference photograph, parts of the cowboy hat, and materials used.

Draw the Crown and Hat Band

Begin by learning how to sketch the outline for the crown and hat band, the crown crease, and details on the hat band.

Draw the Brim

Next, see how to break the brim down into simple shapes as you draw the front, each side, and finally complete the brim.

Draw the Cowboy's Head

Then, discover how to draw the ear, the outline for the hair and eyes, and add details to the eyes of the cowboy.

Shade the Hat Band and Crown

After that, draw along with me as I add realistic shading to the hat band, the front of the crown, and then the rest of the crown.

Shade the Brim

Next, learn how you have to add different values to different parts of the brim, like the sides and next to the ear, and then finish the cowboy hat.

Shade the Cowboy's Head

Finish up by lightly shading the cowboy's face, then adding additional details to the eyes, ear, and hair to complete the drawing.

Downloadable Ebook

Access the downloadable ebook version of this course. This 111-page ebook contains the same content as the course, allowing you to learn and draw along without an Internet connection.

Downloadable Slideshow PDF

As an alternative to video, audio, and reading, scroll through this 97-picture step-by-step slideshow as you draw the cowboy hat and cowboy from start to completion.

More Extras

Track your progress throughout the drawing, share your artwork, and choose from extra reference photos to apply what you learned to drawing other cowboy hats!

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