**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. Define Yoda’s general proportions. Draw guidelines for his head, body and lightsaber.

**Step 2**

Draw Yoda’s neck, cloak and handle of his lightsaber.

**Step 3**

Add guidelines for Yoda’s arms, hands, feet and facial features.

**Step 4**

Sketch the character’s nose, ears, hands and feet.

**Step 5**

Delineate the toes and fingers, sleeves, eyebrows and eyes. Add the shape of the hair.

**Step 6**

Detail the shapes of Yoda’s head, hand and lightsaber. Draw his cloak.

**Step 7**

Work on the figure, paying special attention to detail.

**Step 8**

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