How to Draw Michelangelo, Michelangelo

Artist: Dawn / March 12, 2013
How to Draw Michelangelo, Michelangelo

Step 1.


Alright, let's begin this tutorial by starting off with a frame of guidelines. Drawing these guidelines are very important because you'll be placing most of the major features on top of it in order to proportion them in balance. Be sure to sketch the   

Step 2.


Then, let's sketch the face shape, a simple face shape. Try to stick close to your guidelines since they will help you create the shape evenly. Sketch the beard with a few fluffed - tapered lines for indication of beard.

Step 3.


Next, let's sketch the eyes and brows for Michael. Take your time and work on one eye to the next. First, sketch the brow, and then the eye. Use tapered - thin lining for the corners of the eye shape. Once you've got the facials drawn, sketch the wri   

Step 4.


Using thin line weights, sketch the definition of his beard. Don't use too many lines, unless you're aiming for a realistic look. Take your time, and remember to take your time. I know once you're near the final stages of the steps, you'll get anxiou   

Step 5.


Lastly, sketch the outer lining for his hair and ear. Use thick lining for this part in order to retain some sort of unity. Don't forget to finish the drawing by sketching his shoulders.

Step 6.


Now that you've finished the sketch of Michelangelo, ALWAYS review your progress before you slip into the inking process. Inking is permanent and you cannot change it. Remember to use varied line weights depending on the light source. The darkest are   

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Artist: Dawn
Date Added: March 12, 2013
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Tags: how to draw faces, how to draw people, how to draw portraits
Description: So, now that I’ve submitted the tutorial on Leonardo, I’ve decided to go ahead and submit another tutorial on a well-known artist from history. In this lesson, I’ll be guiding you the steps to learn ‘how to draw Michelangelo’, step by step. This face was pretty easy to draw, and honestly, when I first searched him up in Google Images, I didn’t expect Michael to look the way he did. I’m sure you folks who have history projects on historical artists will enjoy this lesson. Anyways, I hope you guys will enjoy this tut, I had so much fun working on this. I’m not sure if you can tell, but the background art behind Michelangelo is of his infamous artwork. Let me know if you know what it is! Peace and love!