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Uploaded: September 2, 2011
Artist: Catlucker
Difficulty: Intermediate  Intermediate Skill Level
Steps: 16
Updated: September 2, 2011
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Dr. Who played by Matt Davis is the eleventh incarnation of this character. This popular British TV series is the longest airing science fiction series in television history. Please join me in "How to Draw Dr. Who." Do fav, comment, and vote, and I will certainly reply back. Hope you enjoy this one. Thank you, everybody.

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How to Draw Dr Who, Draw Doctor Who, Doctor Who

how to draw dr who, draw doctor who, doctor who step 1

STEP 1.

Draw the oval lightly and make sure you tilt it as seen in the picture.
 
how to draw dr who, draw doctor who, doctor who step 2

STEP 2.

Now draw in the bisecting line to balance his facial features.
 
how to draw dr who, draw doctor who, doctor who step 3

STEP 3.

Sketch lightly the crescent red lines for hair line and head mass.
 
how to draw dr who, draw doctor who, doctor who step 4

STEP 4.

You can draw in the lines a. for eyebrows, b. for eyes, c. for nose, d. for mouth placements.
 
how to draw dr who, draw doctor who, doctor who step 5

STEP 5.

Now draw the eyebrow placements and eyes.
 
how to draw dr who, draw doctor who, doctor who step 6

STEP 6.

Examine the guidelines and notice how his cheek and jawline appear next to the left side of the guidelines. Also observe where his features appear in relation to the guidelines. Draw in his irises, pupils, nose, mouth, ear, and neck placement.
 
how to draw dr who, draw doctor who, doctor who step 7

STEP 7.

Now you can draw in his hairline and sideburns and shoulder. Make sure you draw in the short line strokes for his hair & sideburns. If not, his hair will look like a wig.
 
how to draw dr who, draw doctor who, doctor who step 8

STEP 8.

Now complete your drawing with his full hair. Try mimicking how the hair flows, including the featured look with that lock of hair drooping over the side of his face. Finish his bow, collar and jacket. Remember his neck placement over the collar...add that. It's just a test to see if you were paying attention! *wink* Try some decorative lines like the crosshatch on his collar and lines on his jacket. Go ahead and erase your guidelines.
 
how to draw dr who, draw doctor who, doctor who step 9

STEP 9.

I made this line drawing especially for you if you don't want to do the pencil shading and blending part. Those random very light lines are guidelines to shade different areas. You can add or ignore them.
 
how to draw dr who, draw doctor who, doctor who step 10

STEP 10.

Here is the outline done with a 0.7mm mechanical pencil. Look closely and see if your lines look something like this. You can erase if certain areas like the eyes or nose don't line up. Be patient with this, it's not as complicated as you may think. As you do more pictures, this will come easier to you.
 
how to draw dr who, draw doctor who, doctor who step 11

STEP 11.

You can shade with your pencil in straight lines or circles. I used only the 0.7mm mechanical pencil. If you only have the No. 2 pencil, continue to use it. You do need to apply more pressure at certain points for darker shading. At this point, lightly shade.
 
how to draw dr who, draw doctor who, doctor who step 12

STEP 12.

I added depth to the sketch by using my 9B pencil. This is where you need to use more pressure with the No. 2 pencil.
 
how to draw dr who, draw doctor who, doctor who step 13

STEP 13.

Use a tissue because it lifts darker graphite and more evenly spreads across the picture. Make sure you do not rub over his main features, as you will lose the details. Just blend over major parts of his face and bow tie. Lightly blend with tissue over his hair and jacket. On the left side of his face facing us, use a blending stump for the dark shadows.
 
how to draw dr who, draw doctor who, doctor who step 14

STEP 14.

Click on this picture for tips on tone, shading, texture, and reflective light.
 
how to draw dr who, draw doctor who, doctor who step 15

STEP 15.

After doing all the detailed shading and blending, highlights with opaque white are the last thing I add on top of dark areas. It's easy and quick. I don't have to draw the highlight detail in by erasing or not drawing over. Those tiny hair wisps are very hard to do in pencil. Go ahead and check on the tips by clicking on this picture.
 
how to draw dr who, draw doctor who, doctor who step 16

STEP 16.

Here is the final outcome. Your picture can look like this or different. Know that you have learned so much, drew a lot, and you've successfully completed this tutorial with your own beautiful creation. I hope you upload it here at DragoArt and tell me about it because I really would like to see it. And I love to comment, vote, and reply on my peeps artwork. In conclusion, I want to thank you for our patience and I hope you enjoyed "How to Draw Dr. Who." Peace and love to you. *blowkiss*