How to draw Saxophone

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.

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Step 1

Mark off the width and height of the picture. Draw an oval and add a guideline for the saxophone body.

Step 2

Sketch the body, bow and bell of the instrument.

Step 3

Delineate the saxophone neck and key guard.

Step 4

Add the shapes of the mouthpiece and “stacks” of keys.

Step 5

Draw the main details and parts of the saxophone.

Step 6

Add tinier details.

Step 7

Work on the saxophone, paying special attention to its parts and components.

Step 8

Contour, trying to vary the thickness and blackness of the line. Add more details and a table. Erase all guidelines.

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how to draw a real saxophone, how to draw saxophone
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Lena London
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