how to draw a gear

How to Draw a Gear

Step 1.

Okay draw a circle for the first shape that you will draw which will be used as a frame. Next draw a smaller inner circle as you see here and then draw a straight vertical line dowwn the middle of the gear shape.

Step 2.

You will now start drawing out the teeth on the left side of the gear. There is three full shaped teeth and two half teeth.

Step 3.

Okay folks this is your last drawing step. All you have to do is repeat step two to finsh step three and to finish this tutorial. Erase the guidelines you drew in step one.

Step 4.

When you are done your drawing looks like the one you see here. I do hope you liked this tutorial on "how to draw a gear step by step".

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Uploaded: October 14, 2009
Artist: Dawn
Difficulty: Novice  Novice Skill Level
Steps: 4
Updated: October 15, 2009
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This lesson is going to be on something very simple and used in almost everything we own. I will teach you "how to draw a gear step by step”. Gears are chunks of metal that are used in mechanical machines both little and large. If you really want to break down on what a gear is I can do that as well. Now, a gear is a metal or steel component that sits with a bunch of other moving devices which than creates a torque that goes in a rotational direction. A gear is a perfect circular shaped object that has a series of teeth that are used to grip onto the slots of another gear or device. A perfect example on what a gear is used for is watches. If you was to take apart a pocket watch or a clock that would have big enough parts to see, you will open up world filled with gears, washers, screws, pulleys, springs, and so on and so forth. The gear that you will draw looks similar to the gear I drew for the “Gears of War” logo. I think you will find this lesson extremely easy to follow and replicate. Have fun with this lesson on “how to draw a gear step by step”. I will be back later with two more lessons that I think you guys will enjoy. Peace out my fellow artists, and happy drawing!

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