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Uploaded: October 8, 2008
Artist: Dawn
Difficulty: Intermediate  Intermediate Skill Level
Steps: 6
Updated: October 9, 2008
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Now that I've shown you how to draw Pinocchio and Dumbo, I will shy away from the Disney characters for a moment and switch to something more...exciting. Right now I will go to the music side of me and show you how to draw the Green Day heart grenade and letters. Green Day happens to be a band that I enjoy listening to very much. At first when I heard their music I thought that they were a band from England or something because they had that retro look and style. It wasn't until I watched an interview with the band on a cable broadcast music channel that I found out that they were in fact an all American rock band. The band believe it or not formed before I was born back in 1987, but this was before they were famous. The band was formed by two good friends named Billie Joe Armstrong and Mike Dirnt when they were only fifteen years old. The name of their first band was called “Sweet Children”. During this time they played a few gigs and later hired John Kiffmeyer as their drummer and manager back in 88. As soon as 1989 came they already recorded their first ep with Lookout! Records called 1,000 Hours. All this was done by the time they were seventeen years old as well as the name change. They decided to loss their name of “Sweet Children” to Green Day right before their first ep was released. After just a year later they released their first LP 39/Smooth, Slappy, and Sweet Children. It wasn't until the late 90's that the drummer left and Tre Cool stepped in as their drummer during their first world tour. During the year of 1994 the band got their first breakthrough when they released the album “Dookie” which was recorded in three weeks. Two of the songs from that album is what made them a noticed out and coming band and they were called “Longview” and “Basket Case”. The next album was so good that they won their first Grammy Award for Best Alternative Album in 1995 and they were nominated for nine MTV Video Music Awards. I personally love their music it is very ear catching and I love their style. I think that Billie Joe Armstrong has such a cute voice, it is so mellow and friendly sounding when ever I listen to him sing. In this tutorial I will show you how to draw the Green Day heart grenade and letters step by step. I tried to make this tutorial as easy as possible so enjoy. If you like you may want to use a ruler because their is a lot of straight lines to draw out for the letters. I will be back in a bit with more drawing fun so until then put your feet on the ground and your pencils on paper until my return.

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How to Draw the Green Day Heart Grenade, Letters

how to draw the green day heart grenade, letters step 1

STEP 1.

Okay this is going to be a real simple tutorial on the heart grenade and the letters. You will first draw your basic guidelines which are three horizontal lines for the letters. Then you will draw out the lines for the arm that is connected to the hand holding the heart grenade. Lastly you will draw out the heart shape.
 
how to draw the green day heart grenade, letters step 2

STEP 2.

Now in this step you will start drawing out the guidelines for the letters. Next draw a boxed looking hand starting with the thumb first. Then draw the two finger tips as shown to you here.
 
how to draw the green day heart grenade, letters step 3

STEP 3.

As you can see this tutorial is pretty simple. You will start making the letters look more like letters by adding the insides of the "G" and the two "E"'s. Now you will start drawing in the grenade like shaped squares that are inside the heart shaped grenade. Finish off the palm of his hand and then his pinky finger.
 
how to draw the green day heart grenade, letters step 4

STEP 4.

You will now finish the letters for the word "GREEN" and then the "A and Y" in the word day. You will draw the top part of the grenade which is the clip and then detail the squares as seen here. You will now make the rest of the fingers.
 
how to draw the green day heart grenade, letters step 5

STEP 5.

This is your last drawing step and what you will do here is finish all the last minute detailing that you drew. You will finish the letters off as well as finish off the blocking in the heart grenade. detail or thicken the clip and now start erasing all the guidelines and shapes that you drew ins step one.
 
how to draw the green day heart grenade, letters step 6

STEP 6.

Well here you have it your finished drawing. All you have to do now is color it in. I hope you liked this tutorial on how to draw the Green Day heart grenade and letters step by step. I will be back with more in a bot.