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how to draw a top hat step by step

How To Draw A Top Hat Step By Step

Top hats came about near the end of the 18 century and they are described as ‘tall, flat crowned hats for men’ but you may have seen a top hat in a few popular movies or used by magicians.

Either way, they are quite an interesting hat nevertheless and if you want to learn how to draw a top hat step by step, I have an awesome tutorial for you.

It’s easy and quick to draw and you enjoy every minute of learning to draw this top hat.

And while you’re at it, here is another hat drawing that might interest you.

That one is just as great as this tutorial.

To give you a quick idea of how we’ll go about drawing this hat, we’ll start at drawing the sides, then the top, and finally the round part.

Grab a pencil and let’s begin.

Steps For Drawing A Top Hat

Step 1

Step 1

To begin your drawing, start by sketching out two lines that are slightly angled as I have done over here. It should be a little narrow towards the end.

Step 2

Step 2

Now join the top two lines together by drawing a curved line and you should be left with a shape that looks like this.

Step 3

How To Draw A Top Hat Step 3

Then draw a half circle around the bottom two lines. It should already look like a hat at this stage.

Step 4

How To Draw A Top Hat Step 4

The last thing you need to do is to draw the curved line in the center of that half circle and join this line to those two angled lines.

Once completed, you now have a top hat drawing. It’s last easy, right?


This top hat drawing was really a quick one and I hope you found this tutorial on how to draw a top hat just as helpful. And I’m sure you realised how easy it is to draw any hat after this as long as you break up the process into smaller steps.

If you need more help in learning to draw fun and easy things, then I have quite a bit tutorials that will sho you just that.

It’s great if you want to improve your drawing skills or just to learn how to draw something fun.

For now, here are my top drawing guide recommendations that you can try:

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