How to Draw Superman

Superman sketch

Superman is a fictional superhero that you can find in comic books, cartoons and even movies. He was first introduced by Detective Comics, Inc. in 1933, but he was sold to DC Comics in 1938. Since then his popularity has increased, and he’s now known as a cultural icon. Superman is a unique hero because he can fly and he’s amazingly strong. He works to fight off evil and help protect the world. Otherwise known as the man of steel, Superman has a strong and muscular build. Through his blue suit you can see the outline of his muscles throughout his body.

Superman also has a large “S” shield that’s in yellow and red right on the front of his suit, which is a well-known symbol today. He also wears a red cape, red shorts over his suit and a yellow belt around his waist. He is known as a handsome superhero, and has beautiful brown hair that seems to always keep in place. If you like this character, then you can probably find merchandise with his image all over the place. But, if you want to learn how to draw Superman, then check out the directions for drawing him that are below!

Possible Difficulties

This drawing lesson is a bit more difficult than the others that are on our website. Superman is a character that requires a lot of patience because he needs curved lines as well as details that take time to draw. His body also requires a lot of muscle definition, which means you have to use the appropriate shapes of lines. Some difficulties you might face in particular include:

  • Hair: Just like in the “how to draw a kitten” lesson, use the pressure of your pencil to make some hair lines lighter than others. Use curved lines as well.
  • Muscles: Add small shadows using a sharp pencil to make the muscles look realistic.

Steps

  1. Sketch the contour of Superman, which is straight lines.
  2. Draw the head by adding shape to the hair, ears, mouth and nose.
  3. Draw hair in using a sharp pencil. Use pressure to make lines darker and lighter. Draw in the eye.
  4. Draw the left hand and add small shadows near the muscle lines.
  5. Draw the right arm.
  6. Sketch neck muscles with a sharp pencil. Draw bottom part of the body.
  7. Draw two legs.
  8. Draw Superman sign on the chest. Sketch a cape behind Superman.
  9. Color in the picture and add shading where necessary.

drawing contour

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How to Draw a Squirrel

squirrel sketch

Squirrels are small, easily recognizable and common animals found throughout the country and world. While there are many different types of these, most people think of those that are brown and bushy-tailed when they think about them. Not only will you find squirrels at most public parks throughout the United States, you can also find them on streets, in backyards or even on movies and cartoons!

As for the appearance of a squirrel, it looks much like any other rodent, but it has a big and bushy tail on it’s back. It also is normally brown in appearance and has a small body. This animal is known for eating nuts and has big cheeks that can actually hold a considerable amount of food. If you like this animal, then you aren’t the only one! This drawing lesson will show you how to draw a squirrel with pencil.

Possible Difficulties

Drawing furry animals, like the squirrel, is not actually that difficult. As long as you know how to draw fur, then you shouldn’t run into any major problems. If you aren’t familiar with drawing fur, then refer back to our “how to draw a kitten” lesson. This uses the same technique you will use when drawing a squirrel, so it can be great practice. Also make sure you pay attention to these areas:

  • Eye: On step six you will need to color in the eye. You can do this by using three different shades. The shade on the upper part of the eye should be lighter, then the darker shade should go on the bottom part. As for the darkest shade, that should go on the pupil.
  • Fur: Circle the contour of the squirrel using curvy and short lines, and then you will be able to imitate the appearance of fur. Pay attention to each hair so it has a different angle and looks more natural.

Steps

  1. Start the lesson by sketching the contour of the squirrel using two ovals.
  2. Next, fix the shape of the top oval to make it look more like a squirrel head. After that, draw on two ears with a nose, mouth and eye.
  3. Continue drawing by fixing the second oval. Then, draw two hands and palms as you see on the sample image.
  4. Now draw the bottom leg of the squirrel, but don’t forget about the nails.
  5. For this step you will need to draw the tail using long and curvy lines. Put various pressure on the pencil to make the lines look more natural.
  6. Finish the lesson by drawing the fur and the color of the eye. Make sure you pay attention to the pupil!

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How to Draw a Minecraft Creeper

minecraft creeper sketch

In the game of Minecraft, the creepers are mobs that are hostile towards game players. What they do is approach you and then cause damage to you as well as the things that are around you. During the night they go into other locations and levels of the game so that they are difficult to avoid. They can go out in the sunlight and are very difficult to get rid off. Creepers are generally more dangerous than other things because they come in mobs and are extremely quiet. They will sneak up on you and before you know it they could cause a lot of irreparable damage.

Most players get aggravated with creepers because they sneak around so well, and can cause so much damage that ruins the progress of the level you were on. Creepers have four legs and green bodies, but they can also camouflage as grass. They also have empty eyes with just sockets and a sad expression with their mouth. They are tall and rectangular, but that actually helps them hide in the Minecraft game. If you want to learn how to draw a minecraft creeper  for yourself, then check out the simple steps that are listed below.

Possible Difficulties

The characters on Minecraft all have square forms, from the basic character Steve to these creepers! This is great if you’re a beginner drawer, or if you just want something easy to create. Even kids should be able to draw this character and all the others from Minecraft with ease. This character has the same difficulty level as Steve from Minecraft, and the lesson is straightforward while being easy. This may actually be the easiest lesson on the website, so it shouldn’t take you more than 5 minutes! The steps below will help you create your own creeper so you can make it yourself.

Steps

  1. First you will skip over drawing the contour and focus on the square body of the creeper.
  2. Now, add legs to the creature and make sure you draw parallel lines that are as even as possible.
  3. Next, draw the square head and then add two eyes and mouth to the face of the creeper.
  4. This step is simple. All you have to do is draw a few lines to the legs of the creature to define feet.
  5. Finish this lesson by adding strokes to the creature. Also color the eyes and the mouth and you’ll be done!

the first step

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How to Draw Steve From Minecraft

steve from minecraft sketch

Steve is a character from the game Minecraft. He is controlled by the person who is playing the game, and is also the default player. Players can change the skin with him on it, but a lot of people tend to keep him the way that he comes. Steve has dark brown hair with blue eyes and brown skin. He also wears a blue shirt with dark blue jeans. His shoes are gray and he has a beard on his face, but it only had a stubble appearance. The personality of Steve really depends on the person who is controlling him. He can be anything from really nice to really mean; it’s up to the controller. You can also use Steve to talk, but you have to type in the words that he says.

If you play Xbox 360 you’ll find that there are 8 different defaults of Steve. There are also different skins you can use on these, so the look will vary from other game editions. Some Steves may not look like anything you’ve ever seen before, but they are still him and can be controlled! Anyway, if you want to learn how to draw Steve from minecraft, this lesson is what you need.

Possible Difficulties

If you just look at Steve (or any of the other characters from Minecraft), you’ll find that he’s pretty easy to draw. These characters are basically made from squares, so they don’t require any crazy shapes or techniques. Drawing basic squares like these is really easy, so you shouldn’t run into any huge problems! One thing that you should look out for is that you will need to use different shades of gray. These are required to add some distinction between the different parts of Steve, so don’t skip them over. You can easily do this by varying the pressure you put on the pencil, which will make some colors lighter or darker. As long as you do that, you should be ready to get started with the easy steps below!

Steps

1. The first step is easy because you don’t need contouring! Just start by drawing two hands as you see on the sample.
2. Next, draw on the legs. After that, draw a few lines in the bottom of the legs to define the boots of the character.
3. From here, draw a square head above the body.
4. After that, define the details of the clothing, like the trousers and the t-shirt.
5. Now, draw Steve’s face including his nose, eyes, mouth and hair.
6. Last, color in the character using different shades of gray throughout the character. Now you’re done!

step-by-step drawing

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