We invite you to an interesting and useful lesson in which you will learn how to draw a muscular man. If you follow all the steps in this guide, you will acquire useful skills that will definitely come in handy in the future.
With the help of a clear and accessible instruction, you will learn how to draw a muscular man step by step. With the help of this lesson, you will once again practice drawing a human figure, and you can use the acquired skills to create new drawings.
It depicts a handsome young man, whose upper body is naked, and the muscle relief is clearly visible. Consider all anatomical features and try to correctly depict the contours of the muscles.
Time needed: 1 hour
How to Draw a Muscular Man
- Prepare the base.
With thin lines, mark the position of the head, thoracic region and pelvis in the form of figures of various shapes. With a smooth line, mark the central axis of the body.
- Sketch out the limbs.
Using thin, straight lines, mark the position of the arms and legs. Draw the folds as large dots.
- Add the contours of the body.
Draw connecting lines between the head and torso to represent the neck and shoulders. Add the ears and make markings on the head. Depict the sides of the torso.
- Draw the arms.
Focus on the auxiliary lines and give the arms the desired thickness. To do this, depict the individual parts of the arms in the form of cylindrical figures. Add the hands.
- Depict the legs.
Give the legs the desired thickness and shape. Use smooth lines to draw individual parts of the legs. Draw the knee joints in the form of circles and draw the feet below.
- Detail the head.
Make a clear and expressive oval of the face. Trace the ears, neck, and shoulders along the contour. Draw the outline of the hair.
- Add elements of the face.
Draw the eyes, eyebrows, nose, and mouth. In this step, be very careful and keep all proportions so that the face looks natural and realistic.
- Sketch out the body of the torso.
Focus on the auxiliary lines and depict the muscles on the chest. Make the lateral contours of the torso clearer.
- Make the contours of the arms more clear.
Carefully trace the arms, focusing on the auxiliary lines. Give the arms the desired shape, depict the relief of the muscles.
- Draw the hands.
The man put one hand on his thigh, and the other hand hangs freely down and his fingers are clenched into the fist. Try to correctly portray this position.
- Depict the pants.
Use the guidelines as a guide and add the outline of the trousers. Draw the belt at the top.
- Sketch out the shoes.
With the help of smooth curved lines draw two shoes of the same shape as in our example.
- Add details.
With the help of short curved lines depict the relief of the muscles on the torso and on the arms. Add the pleats at the knees.
- Correct inaccuracies.
Compare the drawing with our example and if you notice any mistakes, correct them right away. Carefully remove extra lines.
- Color the drawing.
For coloring еру skin and hair natural shades. Color clothes and shoes in dark brown.
It was a fascinating lesson on how to draw a muscular man. If you followed all the steps in this tutorial correctly, you should have a great drawing. We encourage you to follow us on social media if you haven’t already.