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Uploaded: October 4, 2013
Artist: Dawn
Difficulty: Novice  Novice Skill Level
Steps: 7
Updated: October 7, 2013
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Here is a fella that has written his fair share of books that are almost all well known by millions of people around the world. Today I will fulfill a request and show you "how to draw Charles Dickens", step by step. Mr. Dickens is known as being the greatest novelist from the Victorian period which is basically back in his day. The Victorian Era or period lasted from 1837 to 1901. He was born Charles John Huffam Dickens on February 7, 1812. By the time he was twenty six, be had already published a series called ' The Pickwick Papers' and that was in 1836. But that is not what he is known for by a majority of people. What he is known for are his various works which includes holiday or Christmas themed books like; A Christmas Carol, The Chimes, The Cricket on the Hearth, The Battle of Life, and The Haunted Man and the Ghost's Bargain. Other novels that Charles Dickens was famous for are; The Adventures of Oliver Twist, The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, The Old Curiosity Shop, Dombey and Son, David Copperfield, Bleak House, Little Dorrit, A Tale of Two Cities, and Great Expectations to name a few. This lesson will show you that drawing Charles Dickens isn't all that hard and you will be entertained at the same time. Peace out and enjoy.

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How to Draw Charles Dickens

how to draw charles dickens step 1

STEP 1.

Begin the first step by drawing the shape of Charles' head like so. Sketch in the facial guidelines then proceed to step two.
 
how to draw charles dickens step 2

STEP 2.

For this next step you will begin sketching out the round shape of the face followed by the loose wavy hairstyle.
 
how to draw charles dickens step 3

STEP 3.

You will finish drawing Charles' hairstyle or do by closing off the shape. Once you do that make sure to still add that curl that folds upward at the bottom of the hair line.
 
how to draw charles dickens step 4

STEP 4.

Let's begin the drawing process for his eyes and nose. For the eyes all you have to do is make the thick eyebrows at first, then sketch in the small shape of his nose. Of course this is the younger version of Charles Dickens.
 
how to draw charles dickens step 5

STEP 5.

Continue working on the face by sketching out the shapes of the eyes, then draw in the mouth or lip line. You will need to add that crease above the eye for the lid.
 
how to draw charles dickens step 6

STEP 6.

Now you can finish this writer off by sketching out the shape of his neck, then draw in the jacket collar and shirt line.
 
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STEP 7.

You are now done with your drawing on Charles Dickens. Add some color and show folks who you have just drawn.