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Uploaded: December 17, 2007
Artist: Dawn
Difficulty: Intermediate  Intermediate Skill Level
Steps: 6
Updated: October 16, 2010
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OMG, ZOMBIES!! Hey, this is Drago speaking. Today's tutorial will be about Zombies. This tutorial will teach you the basics on how to draw a zombie. Everyone knows those popular Resident Evil games, right? (I love those games. They give me the chills when my brother and I play them.) Who doesn't love Resident Evil? I do, and they inspired me to draw this zombie. How do Zombies form? Zombies come to life by a plague or sometimes (in stories) by an unknown disease. It all starts with just one infected host. This person then turns into a zombie and craves flesh. They are mindless monsters that have only one objective on their mind and that are BRAINS! Not really. Well...not just brains but human flesh! Muhahahahahahaha! Er...em. Now, when this 'thing' finds its prey, they feed and infect the person. Then, this person (even when dead) gets infected and awakes as a zombie. Come on! How simple is that!? Now do you know what a zombie is? Zombies star in tons of movies like, Night of the Living Dead, 28 Days Later, 28 Weeks Later, and a whole bunch of movies. Follow these 'zombie' steps and you'll be able to draw on your own. Without me...Lol! Oh yeah, I also have a much easier tutorial on how to draw a cartoon zombie that you can check out as well.

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How to Draw a Zombie

how to draw a zombie step 1

STEP 1.

Alright, zombies can be very difficult to draw, depending on the amount of detail you add to them. By having a lot of details, you'll have yourself a pretty epic zombie. Start off with the foundation of the basis of your zombie. I recommend using a ruler, compass, and some patience for this part. Start with drawing the guides for the head and then the rest. The way I layout the head guides will critically help you in the end!
 
how to draw a zombie step 2

STEP 2.

Next, draw the basic frame for the head and neck. This is where I ALWAYS start my drawings. By drawing the head first, you'll be less likely to draw the body smaller. Once you're finished with drawing the frame, work on inner details. Zombies are usually moaning, in search for flesh. For an attacking zombie, keep its mouth wide open.
 
how to draw a zombie step 3

STEP 3.

Now, we can start forming the arms of death. You don't want to get caught in a zombie's grasp! Start with the frame of the arms, this way, you can add other minor details without getting confused. A helpful hint is to remember that even though this is a zombie, he still carries an image of a man. Put curves in the lining.
 
how to draw a zombie step 4

STEP 4.

In this step sketch out the clothes making sure the shirt has the appearance of being ripped and torn. Also make the fingers in his left/right hand. The rips and tears in the clothing only symbolize that this one was turned by being attacked by multiple zombies. By leaving the clothing clean and a few tears, it will seem as if the victim was attacked by one.
 
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STEP 5.

Now we are moving down to his pants and left arm. Put the wrinkles in his pants to give the appearance of being used. Add fingers to his left hand. By drawing brief detailing on the skin, it will make the zombie seem it's flesh is rotting and withered.
 
how to draw a zombie step 6

STEP 6.

Here's your finished product! Clean up your lines, add some color, or simply give it to a friend. A nice inking pen I recommend to use is Micron. They're a bit expensive but worth the money! Thanks so much for viewing this tutorial, I hope you had fun with the revised work!