This is an extremely easy way to draw a braid! ( or at least I think so!) Ive tried all kinds if ways so I hope you find this as easy as I do!!!
Start with a faint squiggly line
Add rounded lines off of each of the humps (as shown above)
Round out your lines to create leaf like shapes Sorry about the blurry picture
Harded/ thicked the lines forming the leaf like shapes
Start shading!!!!! ( my favorite part😃)
Finnish shading and add a small oval to the end
Add a tuft of hair after the oval and widen the top to start the head
Finnish your head
It's kind of hard to see in the picture but add some hair lines( look closely at the base of the head)
Next add a body to your head and ...