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How To Draw A Realistic Lion

May 30, 2021
Hello art friends, today we are going to

draw

a

realistic

lion

. It will be very fun. I hope you follow me. They have a marker and some paper. Now if I ever go too fast, because it's just me in the studio. Today remember that you can always pause the video if you need more time to finish a step. Now this lesson might be better for older artists, but if younger artists are still up for the challenge, I think it's great if you want to follow them too. well let's start now we are going to

draw

the face of the

lion

and we are going to take up a lot of paper and we are also going to draw him staring at us with his enormous mane and his teeth showing us' First we are going to draw his eyes right in the middle of our paper and we are going to draw your eyebrows a little bit angry, so we're going to start right here, we're going to draw a check mark and then we're going to draw another check mark on the other side now it's okay if both sides don't look exactly the same and it's okay if Your drawings don't look exactly like mine because the most important thing is to have fun and practice, okay?
how to draw a realistic lion
We're going to draw another line, the top of his eye coming out on each side, then we're going to draw the bottom of his eye going down, it's kind of a U shape, we're going to make the same shape here on this side, cool. he's already starting to look amazing now we're going to draw his pupils inside his eyes we're going to draw a big circle and we just want to draw a part of it so it looks like his eyebrow is overlapping the pupil and we're going to draw the same shape here and we want make them look the same size now inside here we're going to draw another smaller circle for the light reflecting in his eyes, it looks like his eyes are sticking out to the side, so let's color in his pupil, but let's leave that smaller circle blank .
how to draw a realistic lion

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Next, we're going to draw his nose right here, between his eyes, just below, we're going to draw the top of his nose and we're going to draw this look. like a smile like that, then we're going to draw the bottom of his nose going down to the U shape and moving back. Okay, now let's draw his nostrils on each side. I'm going to draw a rainbow line or an upside down one. u and then we can color that, then let's draw his mouth. We're going to start by drawing a line that goes down like this and it starts to curve right at the end, it starts to curve in the other direction and we're going to do the same thing. line over here, okay, now we're going to draw his cheeks, so we're going to draw a curve that comes back and almost connects with his nose and we're going to repeat the same step on the right side.
how to draw a realistic lion
Great, now let's draw. the little dots for his whiskers on his cheeks, so I'm going to draw three lines, three dots going up, I'm going to draw three more dots right below that, I'm going to add another dot right there and then we can draw one more. dotted line below, okay, now let's repeat that here as right cheek, that's right, a little bit of texture for his whiskers. Alright, now let's draw the wrinkles on his nose because his mouth is open and he's growling, let's draw a curve. that goes into his nose, then we'll draw two more just above it to connect with his eyes, then here let's repeat the same step, okay?
how to draw a realistic lion
Remember if I go too fast, pause the video and then you can finish the step and then start it. step back now, I'm going to connect this one above and then on his eyebrows let's create another wrinkle right here to the middle of his forehead and the same on the other side now we're going to jump here and work on his mouth, let's draw his teeth really sharp, let's go Let's draw a long curved V that goes down and back and we want them to look really sharp and then we can repeat that same shape on the other side, then let's draw a curve that connects from one side to the other this is for your gums and then we're going to draw smaller sharp teeth on one side and then also on the other side, then we are going to draw four more teeth that connect between these so that they are much smaller, so one, two, three, four, now we can draw the part bottom of his mouth, his jaw down.
Here we'll draw a U with a flat bottom, so we'll go down and then draw that. The flat bottom maybe even rises a little and then connects back to the top of your other cheek. Now let's draw these teeth here at the bottom of this jaw, we'll draw an upside down curved V shape and then we'll connect it with a curve down here, now let's repeat the same shape on the right side curved a and then we'll connect the bottom. Now we're going to draw four smaller teeth between these two, there we go and then down here. connect the lightly used bottom parts the bottom of his teeth now let's draw his tongue we're going to draw a u starting here low touch the top of his bottom teeth and move back now we're also going to draw a smaller u just below or just above from the first one we did well, now let's color the top, let's make sure to leave his teeth white now I'm also going to color his gums down here on his jaw, now we're going to draw the shape of his head we're going to draw his cheeks and also his jaw, so here we're going to start by drawing a curve that goes down right next to your jaw or your cheeks and we're going to do the same on this side. then we're going to go down to the sides of his mouth and then here at the end we're going to curve now we're going to start drawing some of the texture on his mane, so we're going to draw zigzag lines and it's Okay, if your lines don't look exactly like mine, in fact, they should look different.
You can use your creativity and imagination to make your lion's mane look amazing. Now let's draw his ears. Let's draw a shape that comes out. it's like a U shape and then back in, we're going to draw that same ear here on the right side and we want to make sure they're about the same size. Now we can draw the details inside his ear so that We draw the top of his ear and then we're going to draw more zigzags for the inside fur and then we can do the same thing here on the top line on the left side and then a zigzag for the fur inside his ears in the next drawing. a line that curves and connects with the bottom and then colors this shape.
Now it's going to look a lot cooler once we draw the main one, so let's start over here and we'll draw a lot more zigzags that come up. We're going to start at his ear and we're going to connect here to the bottom of his beard, so we're going to start here, we're going to draw some zigzags that are small, some that are very large and you want to mix them up. above to make his fur look natural and messy, now let's do the same thing here on the right side and we just want to make sure the overall shape looks the same.
Now let's draw his mane on top, between his ears and the The zigzags on this side will point to the left and then when we get to the top, we want to switch and then we'll point the zigzags to the right. Now let's draw the main thing that comes to his forehead, so on his ear, here we are. I'm going to draw a few more zigzags that go down to the middle of his forehead and then they'll change direction and come closer and connect with his right ear. Now your mane looks really cool, but it will look even better once we add the texture on the inside and we're going to do that by drawing lines that start on the inside and then connect to the outside.
Now we can draw some that also come in and connect with the other lines and this part I'm going to fast forward because I'm I'm going to repeat the same step but we're going to fill in his mane and create this really cool fur texture, which looks great with all that extra texture in her hair. Now I want to make his hair a little bigger. the top, so we're going to add another layer of zigzags behind this one or on top of this one and we're going to go around now. As I get down, I'm going to go in and finish it off, I'm not going to go all the way down so we're going to change the direction of its main at the top.
Now remember that okay, your main probably won't look exactly like mine and that's okay, I hope it does. different now I want this to come out even further so I'm going to add one more and you guys can add as many layers as you want just to make your line look amazing now I'm going to go back through this layer and add more of these lines I think The bigger the main line, the cooler it looks. Now we could leave it like this, it looks really cool, but I think we should add some more wrinkles and more details to his face to make it visible. even more angry, so let's start with his left eye and we're going to create this shape right here under his eye that connects to the middle and then we can color that shape, then here let's create some wrinkles coming out and then I'm going to draw another line that goes down and connects, then I'm going to add some more wrinkles on the side.
There's a space right here. I'm going to draw a line that connects up to his ear and then maybe too. Even connect it to his eyebrow. Now let's repeat all those steps here on this side, so we'll draw that line that connects to his nose, then we can color the middle part, then we'll draw those two wrinkles coming out and then that. curve that goes up and connects with his cheek and then this space right here we can go up and connect with his eye and then here I am, I'm going to finish this fur and make it look like it now connects with his face.
I know that many of the details will probably be different in your drawing, so use your own creativity to finish your lion's face however you like. Now we can add two more of those wrinkles that go down to the side. I'm also going to create more wrinkles. Up here on his nose, going over his eyebrows, let's add another wrinkle on the inside of his nose on either side and I'm going to add some wrinkles down here on his cheek and then maybe we can add some fur texture down here on his chin . I'm going to go up here and add another zigzag in front of his ears and maybe add a few more wrinkles here on his eyebrows.
It seems like the more wrinkles we add, the cooler it looks. I'm just going to add a few more around his face just for fun and you guys can do the same, you can even pause the video to try to match what I'm doing, but I think it looks really cool, we should leave it like that, I hope you guys like it. You took the time to add your own details and use your own creativity to change your drawings and make them look different. Now we still need to color our lines. It will look much better once we add all the colors and shadows in this part.
We'll move quickly, but at the end you can pause it to match the same color so it looks much better colored and with a little shading it looks 3D. It looks like it's going to leave the page. I hope they are. I'm going to take some time to color and shade your drawing now, this is actually very simple. I just used yellow to color in the first layer, colored everything and then used orange and brown to add the shading and then pink and red for his tongue. and the white colored pencil that I used to blend his cheeks and also his chin and then the black colored pencil that I used to thicken the lines and also add some darker areas when you are done with this drawing, I hope you frame it because I'm sure that it turned out super awesome and we'll see you later our friends bye hello guys if you had fun following this lesson be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel by clicking on the circle.
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