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Uploaded: December 3, 2009
Artist: Dawn
Difficulty: Intermediate  Intermediate Skill Level
Steps: 8
Updated: September 14, 2010
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I am going to submit some cool stuff today and two of the lessons will be military related. My ten year old brother is obsessed with the military, and because of that once in a while he will ask me to do a tutorial on something he really loves. Two days ago he asked me if I could draw him a lesson that could teach him "how to draw a soldier", step by step. My response to him was “I already have a lesson on a cute chibi soldier”. He looked at me in a way to say “are you serious”. Well, needless to say he didn't want some kiddie looking soldier he wanted me to draw a wicked cool soldier that was in fatigue and fully equipped with a military issued weapon. So, that is what I drew. You guys will learn "how to draw a soldier”. The soldier I drew is my depiction on what my brother will look like all grown up and ready to go. Of course I don't think any man or women should be fighting battles unless it is absolutely necessary. For instance, if our freedom was being threatened to be taken away from us, I would fight that war myself. But if my country is going out there invading other countries for someone else's benefit, then you can count me out. Let's just get off that subject shall we? Anyways a soldier is a man or woman that is a member of their countries armed forces. Whether it be a Marine, part of the Army, Navy, or some other form of military complex. Now if you are a soldier that is from another country and your are asked or hired to carry out certain missions, you will then be called a mercenary. Mercenaries come in all shapes, sizes, colors, and ranks. Speaking of ranks, lets talk about the certain levels or official technical names used to describe what an individual is. There are soldiers that are called troopers, commandos, infantrymen, marine, paratrooper, ranger, sniper, seal, engineer, gunner, tanker, and they are even called dragoons. There is so many different ranks as well for each soldier that is a part of a different unit. There is different military ranks for the Navy, Army, Air Force, and Marines. My grandfather was a Marine in the Vietnam war, and my great grandfather was also a Marine during WWII. I guess you could say that my heritage or bloodline is filled with loyalty, honor, and discipline. I feel that every man that steps foot into a war, they are really fighting because somewhere down in their soul, their ancestors fought for survival, and most importantly FREEDOM. Even though my country is lost in their own puddle of mud, and because of that we as humans are loosing the one thing that this country has always fought so hard to keep. We will one day find our way back to peace, and individuality making us free men once again. I hope that we as a race are not so diluted that the path toward the light is too foggy to push through. Only the strong will survive, and the weak will perish. That's the way it has always been, and that's the way it will always stay. Have fun guys learning "how to draw a soldier step by step". Remember, freedom isn't a gift, it's our God given right!

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how to draw a soldier

How to Draw a Soldier

how to draw a soldier step 1

STEP 1.

To draw your soldier you must first draw the basic guidelines and shapes to form a frame.Start with a head shape and then draw the facial guidelines. You will then draw the shape of the torso and then move down to draw out the legs and then the feet which will later be the boots. Next draw the shape of the arms and then draw the lining for the riffle.
 
how to draw a soldier step 2

STEP 2.

Now you will start sketching out the shape of the face structure as you see here including the ears. Once completed you can move to the next step.
 
how to draw a soldier step 3

STEP 3.

Start sketching out the shape of the soldiers cloth like hat, and then draw in the facial features using the guidelines you drew in step one. This includes the eyes, nose, and mouth. Once finished, I added a scar on his eye, and a cut in his bottom lip. The next step is to sketch out the military fatigue that he is wearing starting with the shoulders. Each soldier wears a carry vest that holds, water, ammo, and other necessities. So you will also have to draw the straps as well.
 
how to draw a soldier step 4

STEP 4.

Continue to draw out the fatigue, and then as you move down you will also draw the shape of the soldiers left arm and hand. Be sure to add detail and definition as well to make him look as real as possible. Once that is done you can start sketching out the back part of the military riffle that you see him holding. This riffle is fully equipped with a scope and everything.
 
how to draw a soldier step 5

STEP 5.

Sketch out the right arm and sleeve and then continue to sketch out the shape and style of the military riffle that the soldier is holding. Once done, you will also need to add some more detailing to the clothes. Next start sketching out the utility belt that is around his waist and be sure to draw every pouch that comes with it.
 
how to draw a soldier step 6

STEP 6.

You are already almost done with this lesson on "how to draw a soldier". What you will need to do first here is draw in the breathing holes on the sides of the riffles barrel, and then draw out the muzzle of the gun too. Once that is done you can then draw the rest of the detailing to his clothes and then start sketching out his pants. He has a long deep pocket on the side of his pants so be sure to sketch that out as well.
 
how to draw a soldier step 7

STEP 7.

Well folks, this is your last drawing step. All you ave to do is sketch in some more detail with the pants and then draw out the combat boots that this soldier is wearing. Once that is done you can add some final touch ups and then start erasing all the guidelines and shapes that you drew in step one.
 
how to draw a soldier step 8

STEP 8.

When you are done with this lesson on "how to draw a soldier step by step", your drawing should come out looking like the one you see here. Color him in and that is it!