african henna design free henna designs and how to instructions

 

Henna How To
Instructions


Preparation
How to Mix Henna
How to Strain Henna
How to Make Henna Cones
How to Fill Henna Cones

Design
How to draw a Flower
How to draw a Leaf
How to draw a Paisley

World Henna Styles
Indian
Arabic
Indo-Arabic
Persian Gulf
Moroccan
Mauritanian
Sudanese
Mendhi Moko

Henna for Hair
How to Mix Hair Henna
How To Apply Hair Henna

 



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How To Draw a Standard Henna Design Leaf

Start with a curved line
henna leaf how to


Next draw another curved line that meets up with the first
mehndi leaves tutorial


Now add the vein down the center of the leaf
heena leaves


And add some detail
learn to draw a leaf

 

There are lots of other ways to do leaves!

Sometimes it is nice to start with the center vein, then do the outer edges, then go in and add detail.

Victoria Welch's Henna Basics: Step by Step is a fantastic book for both beginners looking to learn all they can about the basics as well as professionals who may get stuck in a rut doing the same couple of leaf variations *all* the time.

 

 

You can watch some examples of henna leaves being done in these videos:
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The first video shows leaves EXACTLY as described above:


This next one is done inside-out, as described second: