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How to Draw Floyd Mayweather, Floyd Mayweather

Artist: catlucker / June 4, 2013
How to Draw Floyd Mayweather, Floyd Mayweather

Step 1.

Draw the oval shape lightly with a No.2 or HB pencil. Make sure you draw it as seen in the picture.

Step 2.

Now draw in the bisecting line to balance his facial features and curve.

Step 3.

Sketch lightly the crescent red lines for hair line and head mass.

Step 4.

You can draw in the lines a. for eyebrows, b. for eyes, c. for nose, d. for mouth, e. for shoulders, and f. for boxing glove.

Step 5.

Now draw Floyd's forehead wrinkle, eyebrows and eyes.

Step 6.

Observe where Floyd's features appear in relation to the guidelines. Draw in his nose, and mouth.

Step 7.

Draw in the profile of his jawline, ears, and chin. Look closely at how the lines of his hair appear within the guidelines. Remember, patience is your best friend because with it, you'll be able to complete your drawing.

Step 8.

Draw in his neck, collar bone, and part of his boxing glove.

Step 9.

This step is a bit challenging because of the fold details on the boxing glove and the text on the glove. Don't make these folds straight. Make them a bit crooked. If you haven't already, you can now erase your guidelines. The lines you couldn't eras   

Step 10.

I made this line drawing especially for you if you don't want to do the pencil shading and blending part. Otherwise, let us continue to the pencil drawing part.

Step 11.

Here is the outline done with a 0.7mm mechanical pencil. Look closely and see extra shadow lines for shading (they need to be very light). Your lines don't need to be exactly like mines...just similar. Do not hesitate to erase certain areas like the    

Step 12.

I didn't want to skip this. The first picture shows how to hold your pencil for Overhand (great for writing & details) and Underhand (great for shading large areas in wide strokes). You can practice tone shading and take it a step further with the To   

Step 13.

Here is how the tools look. I used the 0.7mm 2B mechanical pencil, 9B pencil, tissue, and the blending stump.

Step 14.

This is the first start. This is where you would sketch in small circles or lines to shade the areas. It would take hours upon hours to cover all that area with a pencil. I chose to shade with pastels. In a few strokes I've got area coverage. Applied   

Step 15.


Step 16.

I used my 9B pencil for the shaded areas on his face, filled in his hair more (circular motions), darkened the shadows on his boxer gloves and chest. I took my kneaded eraser and lightened highlighted areas on his face.

Step 17.

Drawing like this is a gradual buildup. I keep sketching, blending and sketching some more. This time, I first blended the pencil sketches with my toritllon to give a smooth transition. I added more dark tones and details to his hair (in circular mot   

Step 18.

I smoothed his face, neck, body, and gloves by blurring with my digital program. I darkened his face and neck shadow with my airbrush tool. I also defined his lips and ears more by adding shading and correcting the highlights by looking at the refere   

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Artist: catlucker
Date Added: June 4, 2013
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Tags: draw famous people, draw people, how to draw real people, how to draw people, how to draw celebrities
Description: Floyd Mayweather, Jr. is an American professional boxer, currently undefeated as a professional. He is a five-division world champion, who has won eight world titles and the Lineal championship in three different weight classes. Guess what? Him and Saul Alvarez aka "El Canelo" (his tutorial is the one I did before this one) are scheduled to fight on September 14, 2013. I hope you enjoy this tutorial "How to Draw Saul Alvarez, El Canelo." Please fav, vote, and comment. Thank you all. Peace and love to you.