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Uploaded: June 11, 2014
Artist: Dawn
Difficulty: Novice  Novice Skill Level
Steps: 17
Updated: June 12, 2014
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For those of you who are My Chemical Romance fans will know who this character or figure is because it is the Marching Skeleton from the video Black Parade. It's also the figure on the album cover of the same name. This lesson is going to be on "how to draw Black Parade skeleton", step by step. The skeletal figure doesn't have a name, but is often referred to as being the 'Marching Skeleton'. He is dressed in black wearing band attire as well as holding a baton. Drawing the Black Parade skeleton is going to be fun, but really exciting for all you MCR fans.

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How to Draw the Black Parade Skeleton

how to draw the black parade skeleton step 1

STEP 1.

Start the first step by drawing out the lines and guides to form a frame for you skeleton character. Like a body you will need a head, torso and limb guides. Once that is one you can move to step two.
 
how to draw the black parade skeleton step 2

STEP 2.

You will sketch out the shape of the skeleton's face along with the strap that is attached to the hat and chin.
 
how to draw the black parade skeleton step 3

STEP 3.

Next, draw in the lid for the hat like so. It should be thicker then normal like a ring.
 
how to draw the black parade skeleton step 4

STEP 4.

Continue to draw the hat, then draw in the feather on top of the hat.
 
how to draw the black parade skeleton step 5

STEP 5.

We will work on the face next, this should be the small colored in eyes, nose and mouth. When that is done you can draw in the markings on the middle of the hat.
 
how to draw the black parade skeleton step 6

STEP 6.

Next, draw the neck, and then the front part of the torso which is the curved chest.
 
how to draw the black parade skeleton step 7

STEP 7.

Here you will draw in the tail of the jacket that is part of the uniform.
 
how to draw the black parade skeleton step 8

STEP 8.

Next up, sketch in the arm which is also the sleeve, then draw in the skeleton's hand.
 
how to draw the black parade skeleton step 9

STEP 9.

Here all you have to do is draw in the right arm, then sketch in the hand. Add the wrinkles on the sleeve for added texture and definition.
 
how to draw the black parade skeleton step 10

STEP 10.

All you need to do now is draw in the baton, and when that is done add the lace that falls on the shoulder.
 
how to draw the black parade skeleton step 11

STEP 11.

Add the marks on the chest which is also the design for the skeleton.
 
how to draw the black parade skeleton step 12

STEP 12.

We can start drawing the legs. This is also the pants. Add the wrinkles and creases that makes up the detailing for the pants.
 
how to draw the black parade skeleton step 13

STEP 13.

Add the thick stripe down the side of the leg or pant leg.
 
how to draw the black parade skeleton step 14

STEP 14.

Draw in the foot or boot for your skeleton. I guess since the figure is bone, the foot isn't big.
 
how to draw the black parade skeleton step 15

STEP 15.

Almost done folks. All you have to do here is draw in the other pant leg and like you did with the other, add the wrinkles.
 
how to draw the black parade skeleton step 16

STEP 16.

You will draw the foot and then add the sole on the shoe. Erase the mistakes and call it a night chief.
 
how to draw the black parade skeleton step 17

STEP 17.

After all is said and done here is what the line art looks like. Color in the drawing and you are done.