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How to Draw a Shaman, Draw Shamans

Artist: NeekoNoir / July 13, 2011
How to Draw a Shaman, Draw Shamans

Step 1.

Shamans and shamanism was a really important post in some (ancient) culture, they were the healers and mediators too in their clan, culture. Generally they were the contact with the spiritual world, but they hade more functions in their cultures. Bes   

Step 2.

Now, let's see some types, variant of shaman clothes. It's depend of country and climate too, and always have some primitive, ancient line in the clothes style, as in the old culture, clans have shaman as the contact to the spiritual world. (Of cours   

Step 3.

When they want to looks like more mysterious, or frightful, they wear masks. In the picture, you look some examples for the masks too. They can more difficult, or simple too. You don't need to draw well this part, because they didn't draw as Da Vinci   

Step 4.

Now the shaman stuff, stick the next step. Here some example, but you don't need to give end of your creativity. What i write for the masks, it's true here too: If you want to draw in a special culture, you need to know the culture style too. You see   

Step 5.

And the really important fixture for the shaman style: the drum. This is the most important thing to the ritual, when they start the contac with the spiritual world, when they beat a drum. It's generally the style of drums is simple, but some types    

Step 6.

And finally some poses with shamans. These poses like in the shaman ritual, when they contact with the spiritual world.

Step 7.

Draw the woman and man base with only lines and the main points. Now, you have a little harder work, becuase in this picture two character too with not same body.

Step 8.

Now, you can draw now the second base of human. You need decompose the body form to geometric planes, it's make easier for your drawing.

Step 9.

Draw the shape of his and her face (and the man's ear, because we see his profile side) and starting the headscarf's front line. Draw their eyes and eyebrows too.

Step 10.

Draw the main, base line of the noses and the mouths.

Step 11.

Now, draw the details of faces. Finish the eyes, noses, mouths, and the ears of man, and draw the pupils too.

Step 12.

Draw the headscarfs base form, and some headscarf's ornament too.

Step 13.

The next step is the headscarf's details, like the bones on the man's headscarf or a simple décor to the woman's headscarf.

Step 14.

Now, you can start to draw the torsos. So, draw the main base form of the torsos and arms.

Step 15.

Draw the muscle's body's forms lines, and the main lines, base form of the top clothes and gloves.

Step 16.

Now this step for the details of clothes, and gloves. Their clothes as if somebody srew in their injured body with cambric. But it's just a style of clothes, they don't injured. :)

Step 17.

Now draw the décor of clothes with some pearl and jewel. And now the torsos are done too!

Step 18.

The next is the underparts. Draw the main, base form of their clothes, and legs.

Step 19.

Draw the main lines of clothes, skirts and boots, and some body's line too, like the knees.

Step 20.

The under clothes's and the boot's style same like the top clothes. Draw these details too.

Step 21.

Now, the next step is the little details, like the bird skull of on little bag, or the jewels on the woman's skirt. This is the last step in the shaman drawing.

Step 22.

Your own shaman figure is done, both of them, now color them as you want! After that everything is your choice. I really like draw these figures with you, i hope, you too! Great work guys!

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Artist: NeekoNoir
Date Added: July 13, 2011
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Description: Welcome to the tutorial to draw a fantasy shaman. You can find a lot of tips about the shamans drawing with a lot of interesting thing, information too. I had fun creating this lesson and be sure to show me how you did!