4B graphite Pencil
Print out the finished drawing to use as your guide, you will need it to help you in placement at various steps. Make a rough draft of where your people will be placed in the drawing
Roughly draw in the outline of the hair and clothes, this will be our guide.
Using a light table or other light source, place a clean sheet of
paper over the guide we just made and draw in the head of the male, study the larger drawing for guidance.
Now draw in his hair and his facial features, some shading on his neck.
Draw in the outline of his shoulder, chest and her hand. Note, not to happy with her hand, will adjust it later in the tutorial.
Now we are going to add his right arm and do some detail it, look at larger image to help you.
Now we draw in the letter on front of his sweater and her her left hand, use larger image to guide you.
Fill in the letter on his sweater and add detail to her hand.
Draw in her arm, outline of her face and start detailing her hair, larger image will guide you.
Finish detail to hair, add in facial features and blouse collar. Use image on right to guide you.
Draw in the back of her blouse, the shading to right arm and outline of left arm, larger image will guide you.
Add detail to left arm and shoulder, image on right will guide you.
Going back to the male, we draw in the bottom of his sweater, add detail and draw in the parts and shading to his lower part of his football uniform. Larger image will guide you.
Draw in his hand, hips and legs, adding detail and shading as you go. Larger image will guide you.
Note: I want to make you stretch yourself on this tut, so some steps require more drawing in some then others. I want you to learn to study what you are actually seeing and reproduce it without me directing your every pencil stroke.
Finish adding detail to his his hips and upper legs, larger image will guide you.
We start drawing parts of the helmet and his cleats, follow image on right to guide you.
We draw in his cleats, adding detail as we draw. Image on right will guide you.
Time to finish drawing the outline of his helmet, use image on right to guide you.
Add detail and shading to the helmet, use image on right to guide you.
Note: While you may find it boring to replicate this drawing, its a good way to keep in practice for shading, proportion and really studying what you are seeing.
Draw in the top of her skirt and bottom of her sweater, larger image will guide you.
Add detail to bottom of her sweater and where her rear will be. Image on right will guide you.
Going to the front of her skirt, the part closest to him. Start drawing shading to her skirt. Larger image will show you where.
Note: You are not required to use the same shading style I am using, feel free to experiment a little if you wish.
Keep detailing her skirt, adding the shading. Larger image will guide you.
Still adding detail to the skirt.
Now we need to draw in the box she is setting on, just the outline for now. Image on right will guide you.
Finish up the detail on her skirt, with the box in place, it helps us find how the material should flow. Larger image on right will guide you.
Draw in the outline of her legs and shoes, image on right will guide you.
Do shading and detail to her legs and shoes, use closeup to guide you.
Start adding texture, shading and detail to the lid and front of the box. Use closeup to guide you.
Draw in outline of her megaphone and finish shading the box she is setting on, use image on right to guide you.
Start drawing in the little pouch and sewing supplies at her feet, image on right will guide you.
Added shading and detail to the sewing pouch and supplies, using close up to guide you.
Add shading and detail to the megaphone, shading in the letters. Image on right will guide you.
Add circle at the top around their heads, image on right will guide you.
Okay, time to check your drawing, adjust some places you are not happy with, darken or lighten lines, thin or thicken them. I did redo her right hand, but still not that happy with it. One you are happy with your image, you are done. Well done you! Hope you enjoyed the tutorial and thank you for taking the time to read it. Have a great day.