How to draw a pirate ship

Step 1

Mark off the width and height of the picture. Draw some guidelines for the pirate ship and its masts.

Step 2

Add lines to define the places for the yardarms and body of the pirate ship.

Step 3

Add the decks, bowsprit and handrails of the ship.

Step 4

Draw shapes for the masts and yards. Add more lines to the body of the pirate ship.

Step 5

Sketch the sails, bases of the crow’s nests, gun ports and define places for the windows and some new parts.

Step 6

Add the windows, guns and nests of the pirate ship. Detail the shape of its body.

Step 7

Work on the whole figure, paying special attention to detail.

Step 8

Contour the pirate ship, trying to vary the thickness and darkness of the line. Add more detail and add the sea. Erase all guidelines.

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Lena London
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