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Uploaded: November 24, 2008
Artist: Dawn
Difficulty: Advanced  Advanced Skill Level
Steps: 7
Updated: June 7, 2010
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Well so far today I have submitted tutorials on how to draw a mushroom cloud, a Suzuki Katana, and a Mitsubishi Eclipse. For my forth tutorial of the day I will be showing you all "how to draw a race car", step by step. Now since I am not a humongous race car fan I had to go to my brother to ask him who the popular car and driver is and his response was “car number 48 which belongs to NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson who happens to be ranked number one in the NASCAR industry. I figured to myself “there are literally thousands upon thousands of drawing tutorials out there on the web, (even ones not from DragoArt), and from all my research I haven’t found one tutorial or drawing site that shows you how to draw one of these sports cars. So because of that I am giving you an awesome lesson on how to draw a cool looking race car. If there is anybody looking for this kind of drawing lesson, you will greatly appreciate it. Now, have you ever wondered what the word NASCAR stands for? Well it just so happens that I know what it means. The meaning behind those six capital letters stands for “National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing”. There are a total of three racing series sanctioned by NASCAR which are the Sprint Cup, the Nationwide Series and the Craftsman Truck Series. All three are the largest in the country of the United States. The sport started in the year of 1948 and the headquarters is located in Daytona Beach Florida. The sport has been admired by millions of people around the world. The car that you will be learning how to draw is car number 48 which belongs to Jimmi Johnson. He is a NASCAR driver who races down the track in a Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS stock car. This tutorial will show you "how to draw a race car", step by step. The instructions are easy to read and the steps are simple to follow. I will be back with more drawing fun so stay tuned.

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How to Draw a Race Car

how to draw a nascar race car step 1

STEP 1.

In this first step you will start it by drawing out the guidelines and shapes the first being a narrow oval. From that you will add the rest of the guidelines that are sideways and slanted. You will also form the shape of the roof and windshield.
 
how to draw a nascar race car step 2

STEP 2.

In this next step you will draw out the shape of the front of the car starting with the hood and wheel wells. Draw out the fender all the way down and then the shapes of the windows. Draw out the hint of the trunk.
 
how to draw a nascar race car step 3

STEP 3.

Once the basic frame lining is done you will start adding the line art that will give it shape and texture. Draw the beginning line for the rear tire and then the frame for the window. There is an arched pin strip that is located in the front of the rear wheel well, and travels to the back.
 
how to draw a nascar race car step 4

STEP 4.

Now that your frame is drawn out better than ever you will now add the guard bars that are inside of the race car. Add the shapes of the front head lights and fog lights and then start drawing out the numbered stencil that will read "48" and "LOWE'S". Add the shape of the fin on the trunk and then move to the next step.
 
how to draw a nascar race car step 5

STEP 5.

Now you will draw out the circle shaped tires as well as the bolt holes. Finish the decal lines and the roof and hood detailing lines. Once that is done you are ready to move onto the next step.
 
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STEP 6.

Well yo have made it to your last drawing step and what you will do is draw out the decal letters on the hood that spell "LOWE'S". Add more detailing lines inside of the tires and then draw out the mesh that is on the drivers side window. You will finish off this drawing lesson by drawing out the rest of the definition lines as seen here and then erase all the guidelines and shapes.
 
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STEP 7.

Once you r finished your drawing should look like this. All you have to do now is color it in and your done. You have just learned how to draw a NASCAR race car step by step. I hope you had a butt load of fun, I will be back in a bit.