Let’s learn how to draw Tsunomaki Watame from hololive 4th Generation today!
Tsunomaki Watame (角巻わため) is a Japanese Virtual YouTuber associated with hololive, as part of the Hololive 4th Generation. She is a wandering sheep bard. She is a 4 years old fluffy sheep with extended, fuzzy sheep-ears, which tend to wiggle involuntarily when she blinks.
Watame is one of the kindest and most emotional members among the 4th Generation. She is quite warm, friendly, possesses a gentle disposition, and often uses calm and polite language when speaking. Additionally, Watame is known for being exceptionally emotional – even to the point of crying and she often needs to take a moment to regain her composure before continuing. During gaming streams, she rarely shows frustration no matter the situation. Watame loves puns and wordplay, thus the puns for the names of her fans and members.
Her voice has been noted by fans to be especially soft, mature and womanly. She loves singing. On 12 July she debuted her first original song Aimai Chocolate. As Watame is a sheep, she also speaks their language. During her livestreams, one can often find some phrases replaced with bleats. Watame is heavily music-oriented and she has two regular music programs: “Watame no Uta”, an early morning program that covers multiple songs that Watame made and “Watame Night Fever”, a 2 hour long karaoke stream.
Watame’s fans are officially called “Wata-mates” (わためいと) (Watame + Mates). Her YouTube members are referred to as “Member Sheep”. Watame is known to be an avid snacker, being a herbivore with a particular predilection for potato chips. Her representative emote is a ram. Watame is also a gamer, though she is not as hardcore as other members of Hololive.
As always all the blue and green lines are just construction lines and will be erased later so do not push on your pencil too much ^_^ I will try to be super efficient with the text so will only describe steps that require some explanation.
Make sure to leave enough free space on paper for next steps. You can see how much space you will need from the size of the paper on this picture.
Lighten all the construction lines by “stamping” the kneaded eraser on the paper. Make sure to refer to the picture bellow as you need to ink only some parts of the construction lines.
Wait till the ink is nice and dry and erase all the construction lines.
To add colors, make sure to sketch the color outlines with the right color or pencil first.
If your goal is to become a real Mangaka and design your own manga characters make sure to try to draw Tsunomaki Watame from memory several times. Always compare the drawing to the original and correct any mistakes you see. Do this till you are happy with the result. It doesn’t have to look exactly the same, don’t sweat the details. The point is that you get the main shapes right and that it looks good. This is the best way to build a huge library of manga shapes in your memory that you can use to draw and design your own manga characters ^-^.
Draw with passion! ^_^
Hiroshi (drawing by Bianchi)