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how to draw a broken heart step by step

How To Draw A Broken Heart Step By Step

Learn how to draw a broken heart step by step with this easy tutorial. Once you are done following this guide, you’ll be a pro at drawing broken hearts.

A broken heart is a lot similar to drawing an ordinary heart except for this one, you will be drawing a jagged edged down the middle of the heart.

Don’t worry, it’s actually really easy to draw especially if you’re not great at drawing, this broken heart is sure to look awesome in the end.

You don’t need that many supplies for this tutorial but you can go ahead and grab a pen or a pencil to begin your drawing.


I’ve included a reference image of a broken heart in case you would like to get familiar with the subject before we get started.

Broken Heart Drawing Reference

To give you a quick glance at how we’ll go about drawing this broken heart, we will begin by drawing the first side of the heart and then the next section.

This drawing will be fully compete in just a few short steps.

Steps For Drawing A Broken Heart

Step 1

Step 1

Start by drawing a curved line like this. You can draw the first part at the top and then draw a line that comes down in an angle.

Step 2

Step 2

On the other side of that shape, draw a few jagged lines making the few ends pointed and uneven.

Step 3

How To Draw A Broken Heart Step 3

Leave a bit of space between the first half of the heart and then draw another curved line making it slightly higher in position than the first.

Step 4

How To Draw A Broken Heart Step 4

Now draw a matching jagged line to complete this shape. A good way to determine how this line should be is to think of it as drawing a puzzle piece.

See also: How To Draw A Puzzle Piece

Once you have done this step, your broken heart drawing is now completed.

Step 5

How To Draw A Broken Heart Step 5

Go ahead and fill your heart with a bright shade of red or any color that you think will look good.


Like I said, learning how to draw a broken heart in just a few steps in definitely achievable. I’m also really pleased with the outcome of this drawing and it was a fun one to recreate for you as well.

I love how it ended up looking when filled with color but on it’s own as a line drawing, I think it looks good too.

What do you plan to do with this drawing? Will you be using it in any particular place or are you just drawing this broken heart for fun?

Leave your thoughts and suggestions in the comments below.

Before you go, here are a few more drawing tutorials you should try out:

How To Draw A Rose Step By Step For Beginners

How To Draw A Clover Leaf Step By Step

How To Draw Balloons Step By Step

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