How to draw a jumping horse

Step 1

Mark off the width and height of the picture. Draw two ovals for the head and body of the jumping horse. Add lines for the barrier. Line the proportions of the girl. Draw her head.

Step 2

Draw shapes for both the animal and the girl’s body and neck. Add lines to the barrier.

Step 3

Use guidelines to define places for the legs and mouth of the horse. Add guidelines for the girl’s arm, foot and facial features.

Step 4

Sketch the leg, foot and helmet of the girl. Finish with the shapes of the horse’s legs, lower jaw and ear. Detail the barrier.

Step 5

Draw the saddle, harness, tail and mane of the jumping horse. Detail the shape of its ear and legs. Draw the clothes of the girl, her ear. Add several lines on the barrier.

Step 6

Work on the figures, paying special attention to detail.

Step 7

Contour the Arabian horse, trying to vary the thickness and darkness of the line. Add more detail and add the ground. Erase all guidelines.

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