How to draw Dumbo flying

Grid step

You can print out the base construction lines and start drawing on tracing paper or you can draw the grid layout yourself using the following steps… Show more

1) Draw a rectangle that will define the conditional proportions and boundaries of the chosen drawing.
2) From the middle of the rectangle, draw one vertical and one horizontal line equally dividing the shape.
3) Draw another horizontal line equally dividing the upper half of the rectangle. Similarly, draw a horizontal line equally dividing the bottom half of the rectangle.
4) Draw a vertical line equally dividing the left half of the rectangle. Similarly, draw a vertical line equally dividing the right half of the rectangle.

Step 1

Mark off the width and height of the picture. Draw two ovals for the head and body of Dumbo. Draw a line, which will act as the center of his head.

Step 2

Draw the shape of Dumbo’s head and neck. Add a smooth guideline for his tail.

Step 3

Add guidelines to define places for his legs, ears and eyes.

Step 4

Sketch the legs and trunk. Add a hat.

Step 5

Draw the shapes of Dumbo’s trunk, ears, eye, tail, mouth and hat.

Step 6

Detail the ears, hat, legs and eye. Draw a cape.

Step 7

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

Step 8

Contour Dumbo, trying to vary the thickness and darkness of the line. Add more detail and add clouds. Erase all guidelines.

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