Learn how to draw a great looking Band Aid with easy, step-by-step drawing instructions, and video tutorial.
By following the simple steps, you too can easily draw a perfect Band Aid.
A Band Aid protects minor cuts and scrapes so that your skin can heal more quickly. Learn how to draw a Band Aid to practice human anatomy.
While people use "Band Aid" to mean "bandage," "Band Aid" is actually a brand name. You've probably used a Band Aid if you accidentally cut yourself or scraped your knee. They have a sticky adhesive that makes them hurt a little when you peel them off.
Human hands look complex, but you can outline the cartoon hand in this guide with a few basic lines and shapes.
If you've never drawn a hand before, you can jump right in or learn how to draw a basic cartoon hand. Once you've mastered the anatomy, you can draw more complex hand gestures.
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Try drawing the hand without the bandage afterward so that you can customize your drawing. Maybe you could add rings, painted fingernails or bracelets. The hand could also hold an object, like a rod.
Hands aren't shiny like fingernails, but they still have different shades. Use multiple colors to capture the lighter and darker areas on the skin.
Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing a Band Aid
How to Draw a Great Looking Band Aid for Kids, Beginners, and Adults - Step 1
1. Sketch a diagonal line that curves downward near the top of the page.
Easy Band Aid Drawing - Step 2
2. Draw two parallel lines to create overlapping fingers. Add a hook to the bottom of the line in front.
Easy Band Aid Drawing - Step 3
3. Sketch another parallel line. Round off the finger and carry the line upward like you're drawing a tube.
Easy Band Aid Drawing - Step 4
4. Outline the thumb with another long tube with an oval for the fingernail. Sketch the wrist with a vertical line.
Easy Band Aid Drawing - Step 5
5. Add two more ovals for fingernails and dashes for knuckles like you're drawing cartoon praying hands.
Easy Band Aid Drawing - Step 6
6. Sketch two diagonal lines in the center of the hand that rise in the middle, then connect the lines with loops to make a tube shape.
Easy Band Aid Drawing - Step 7
7. Draw two more loops underneath the shape that you just drew. The diagonal lines should point in the opposite direction.
Add More Details to Your Band Aid Picture - Step 8
8. Sketch an oval and two lines on the top bandage, then draw small ovals on the bandage underneath.
Complete the Outline of Your Band Aid Drawing - Step 9
9. Draw more ovals on the other sides of the bandages. Make the ovals even like a grid.
Color Your Band Aid Drawing
Outline your cartoon Band Aid with black ink and fill in the dots on the bandages. Keep the bandages white with gray shadows, and use your favorite skin color for the hand. The fingernails should be lighter than the skin.
For more great man-made objects drawing tutorials, see the collection of Beginner Man-Made Objects Drawing Tutorials.
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