How to Draw a Bow
We bring to your attention a simple and interesting lesson in which we will show in detail how to draw a bow step by step.
So, the Easydrawingart.com team has prepared a lesson for you that is dedicated to small arms, and now you will learn how to draw a bow step by step. This lesson will be useful for you, as you will once again practice drawing smooth curved lines, and you will also practice maintaining symmetry.
Traditionally, a bow consists of three parts—a hilt, shoulders, and a bowstring. These are simple elements that you can easily draw even without much experience in drawing.
The bow appeared in primitive society and became an important achievement, since it made it easy to overtake inaccessible prey. Also, the bow began to be actively used in military operations. Such weapons ensured the defeat of the enemy at a distance safe for the shooter.
For a long time, the bow was the main weapon in the ancient world, and many peoples actively used the bow in combat. For a long time, the bow was used by foot and horse warriors.
Nowadays, archery is a sport. In such competitions, the accuracy or range of the shot is judged. Sports archery has several varieties.
Time needed: 45 minutes.
How to Draw a Bow
- Draw the bottom outline of the bow.
This step will require you to be attentive and precise. Draw a smooth wavy line of the same shape as shown in our example.
- Add the thickness of the handle and shoulders.
A little higher, draw another line that has a similar shape. Be careful and keep symmetry.
- Depict the handle.
In the middle, select the small area using transverse lines. Shade the middle of this area with short parallel lines.
- Sketch out the string.
This is a very simple step, but it will also require you to be precise. Here you will need to draw a straight horizontal line. You can use hand tools or draw this line yourself.
- Correct inaccuracies.
Rate your drawing. If you notice inaccuracies, you can immediately correct them and thereby prepare the drawing for coloring.
- Color the bow.
Here you will need different shades of brown. Color the handle with a darker color and do not forget to add shadows.
This was a very simple bow drawing tutorial. If you want to learn how to draw other types of weapons or sports equipment, then write about it in the comments. We will try to take into account all your wishes when creating new, exciting lessons. As always, we look forward to your feedback!