How to Draw Legs

How to draw legs

In this instruction, the team of Easydrawingart.com will show you how to draw legs. This instruction, like the article about arms, is necessary if you want to learn how to portray a human.

 

Step 1

So, as in the instruction about arms, we begin to depict the legs from their base, that is, from the “skeleton.” Use the two lines to portray the top and bottom, and use the three circles to depict the joints.

Step 2

Now let’s start adding volume to the leg. Let’s start from the top, that is, the thigh. The thigh should taper gently closer to the knee.

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Step 3

So, let’s portray the knee joint as a simple ball. By the way, if you want to portray a more powerful and pumped person, make the details wider and more massive.

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Step 4

So, let’s now depict the lower part of the leg, that is, the shin. This part first expands from the knee, then tapers very smoothly closer to the ankle.

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Step 5

In this stage, we will complete adding volume to the leg. Depict a foot as the artists of the Easydrawingart.com did in the image below.

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Step 6

So, let’s now make the leg drawing detailed and voluminous, for this, trace all the details from the previous stages with smooth lines. Be sure to depict the feet and toes.

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Step 7

Now use an eraser to clear the leg drawing of all auxiliary lines. Add muscle and knee lines. Next, you can trace it with a dark pencil or ink.

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Step 8

So, now take the skin colors and paint the leg. To make the leg drawing more voluminous, you can add some shadows and highlights.

How to draw a leg

So, just above the team of Easydrawingart.com showed you how to draw a leg from the front, and below we will show you eight stages on how to draw a leg from the side.

 

Step 1

So, as in the examples above, we begin to depict the leg using simple lines. Depict the joints with three small circles.

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Step 2

Let’s start adding details to the leg. As we have already said, the thigh should gradually taper closer to the knee.

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Step 3

Now depict a spherical knee. We portray the joints in the form of balls so that the limbs look more mobile.

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Step 4

So, let’s now depict the lower leg. As already mentioned above, it first expands in the calf muscle, then narrows in the ankle.

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Step 5

So, now with a few simple and smooth lines, depict the foot, as did the artists of Easydrawingart.com in the image below.

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Step 6

As in the first example, trace the leg details with smooth lines, gently highlighting all the muscles and portraying the foot, ankle bone, and toes.

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Step 7

Armed again with an eraser, clear the leg drawing of the remaining auxiliary lines. With a dark pencil or ink, you can trace the leg drawing so that it looks more voluminous and clear.

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Step 8

Take skin colors (i.e. shades of beige and brown) and paint the leg. With the help of shadows and highlights, make the leg sketch more voluminous and aesthetic.

How to draw legs

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Also, try to apply this instruction on how to draw legs in order to depict a full-fledged human body.

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