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Uploaded: November 17, 2010
Artist: Dawn
Difficulty: Intermediate  Intermediate Skill Level
Steps: 6
Updated: November 17, 2010
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I know you guys are expecting some lessons from me on two more comic book characters and to tell you the truth, I still plan on submitting them and to prove it, I will be teaching you "how to draw Poison Ivy", step by step. This female figure is from DC Comics and she is mainly seen within the Batman series. I want to tell you a lot about Poison Ivy, but I feel that I need to submit this tutorial as quickly as possible because there is so much work for me to do still. I will fill you in on some brief information just to get you started, then I will return at a later date to update the description so you can learn a great deal more about this popular villain from Batman’s world. First off she is a character that wears nothing but green. Her attire consists of a body suit that is very skin tight to her figure. She wears gloves, and boots, and you will notice that a lot of drawings of Poison Ivy have vines, leaves, and ivy wrapped around her body in various places. Her long wavy red colored hair helps give her that fiery appearance that enables readers, and fans to feel a bit threatened by her presence. The red colored hair gives this comic book character a high sense of toxicity. Her real name is Pamela Lillian Isley and she was once a botanist from the Seattle area. Some of the reason why she turns into a super villain is because she hooks up with a guy named Marc LeGrande and it is with him that she steals an ancient artifact that contains ancient herbs. The main reason why she turns into Poison Ivy is because Marc LeGrande attempted to kill Pamela because he wanted to tie up loose ends on his part to erase any risk of being caught for his theft crime. Needless to say she turns into a villain that Batman tries to put in jail, but if you think about it, she really isn't all that bad. I had fun recreating a version of this character that I think you will enjoy. You can learn "how to draw Poison Ivy" just by following the steps and instructions. I will be back later or tomorrow with more drawing fun so stay tuned in to see what I upload next, or in the future.

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How to Draw Poison Ivy

how to draw poison ivy step 1

STEP 1.

Draw a small circle for her head, and then add the facial guidelines. Next, sketch out the shape of her torso, and then draw a connecting line that will come from the bottom of her chest, and to the pelvic area which is in a triangular shape. Lastly, add the lines for her limbs.
 
how to draw poison ivy step 2

STEP 2.

Begin sketching out the shape of her upper body starting with the outline of her face, draw her hair line, and then her eye lines. Once that is done draw her neck, shoulders, and right arm. When that is done draw a breast, and then her waist.
 
how to draw poison ivy step 3

STEP 3.

Continue to draw out her body starting with her legs, and then make the outline of her feet and or shoes. Draw in the fingers, shapes of her breasts, and then add in her eye shapes. Draw the bottom half of her suit, and then make the glove lines. Lastly for this step you will need to draw out her long wavy style hair, and make sure that it is pretty, long, and flowing.
 
how to draw poison ivy step 4

STEP 4.

Sketch out the lining on her suit, and then continue to sketch out her hair on the left hand side. Lastly for this step fill in her face by sketching the eyes, nose, and mouth. Before you move to step five, you will need to draw the vines that are wrapped around her legs. Make her shoe line to convey that she is wearing a platform shoe heel.
 
how to draw poison ivy step 5

STEP 5.

Add the leave scale lining and then draw out the vines in greater detail, as well as drawing out the ivy leaves on the vines and hair. Erase the lines and shapes that you drew in step one.
 
how to draw poison ivy step 6

STEP 6.

Here is what your finished drawing should resemble once you've completed the above steps. Erase guides you've drawn in the 1st step to clean up your artwork. I hope you've tackled this lesson well! Thanks so much for viewing and have fun showing off your new drawing!