how to draw a french horn

How to Draw a French Horn

Step 1.

Draw a long half spiral line which will be your guide for the French horn.

Step 2.

Next up, draw out the entire shape of the horn's bell which is the bell shape, then draw the curled tube of the instrument.

Step 3.

Here you will draw in the tuning tubes like so, then draw in valve keys, and the rest of the knobs or keys on the French Horn.

Step 4.

Draw the lip around the base or end of the bell, then draw the rest of the small, skinny tubes. Erase your mistakes then you are done.

Step 5.

Here is the French horn when finished. Color it in and that's it.

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Uploaded: July 14, 2013
Artist: Dawn
Difficulty: Novice  Novice Skill Level
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Updated: July 20, 2013
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La da da, la da da. I know many of you are not going to find this lesson useful, but it is something that was requested a while ago by a member who wanted to learn "how to draw a French horn". I personally have never heard a French horn live or in music. Actually, I should rephrase that because I might have heard a French horn, but I just didn't recognize the sound. Anyways, these instruments are one of many interesting horn pieces that have a complex design work. The bent brass and tubing makes drawing a French Horn a but intimidating to tackle. I want to assure you that this tut won't be as hard as you think. So have fun, make music, or better yet make music with drawing music. I will return with fun and more interesting concepts later today. Adios and peace out.