how to draw a skull for beginners

How to Draw a Skull For Beginners

Step 1.

Make a circle and then sketch in the facial guidelines.

Step 2.

Next, you will use the guide you made in step one to draw the cheek bone definition and the shapes of the brows.

Step 3.

Next, draw out and color in the eyes and then draw the nasal cavity as well as color it in.

Step 4.

Define the head shape using the head guide you made, then define the eyes by drawing the lid brows. Don't forget the dimples on the temples and you can move to step five.

Step 5.

Draw the jaw shape and then add an indent for the chin creating a dimpled chin bone.

Step 6.

Here we will focus on the mouth by drawing the gum line. This will prepare your skull for teeth.

Step 7.

Okay folks, are you ready to finish this drawing? Good, draw the teeth and then draw the gum line for the bottom row of teeth. Add the dimples on the bottom jaw line and erase your mistakes as well as the guides.

Step 8.

That's it folks. You have successfully made your very own skull drawing if the finished sketch comes out looking like the one you see here.

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Uploaded: April 26, 2015
Artist: Dawn
Difficulty: Novice  Novice Skill Level
Steps: 8
Updated: April 26, 2015
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I'm sure you seen that super cool tutorial on a traditional skull tattoo. In case you are one of the many who are beginning artists, I wanted to make a skull concept that you too can have fun with. So having said that, here is how to draw a skull for beginners, step by step. Now just because this tutorial is for beginners, that doesn't mean it has to be so darn kiddie looking. I think you will find that drawing a skull for beginners can be full of style, coolness and appeal. Well, that's it people. I have to go and get more lessons uploaded before the day ends or at least for me. Enjoy drawing a skull that is specifically made for beginners.

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