How to Draw a Cartoon Knife

Learn how to draw a great looking Cartoon Knife with easy, step-by-step drawing instructions, and video tutorial.

By following the simple steps, you too can easily draw a perfect Cartoon Knife.

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Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing a Cartoon Knife

How to Draw a Great Looking Cartoon Knife for Kids and Beginners - Step 1

Cartoon Knife step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 1

1. Begin the cartoon knife drawing by drawing a curved line and doubling it back on itself. This begins the shape of the knife's handle.

Easy Cartoon Knife Drawing - Step 2

Cartoon Knife step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 2

2. Continue the line until it meets its origin point, completely enclosing the irregular shape.

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Easy Cartoon Knife Drawing - Step 3

Cartoon Knife step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 3

3. Extend a long line from the handle. Note the small "L" shape near the handle. This line forms the back of the knife blade.

Easy Cartoon Knife Drawing - Step 4

Cartoon Knife step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 4

4. Draw a small "L" shaped line on the opposite side of the handle. Extend a long curved line from the tip of the blade.

Easy Cartoon Knife Drawing - Step 5

Cartoon Knife step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 5

5. Draw a short zigzag line at the end of the curved line. This is a small indentation, a bit of damage to the knife blade. Connect the zigzag to the base of the blade using a straight line.

Easy Cartoon Knife Drawing - Step 6

Cartoon Knife step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 6

6. Draw a curved line parallel to the bottom of the knife blade to contour it.

Easy Cartoon Knife Drawing - Step 7

Cartoon Knife step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 7

7. Draw two small ovals on the knife handle. These are the metal fasteners that attach the wooden handle to the blade.

Add More Details to Your Cartoon Knife Picture - Step 8

Cartoon Knife step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 8

8. Draw curved lines parallel to the bottom and side of the handle. This gives it a three-dimensional appearance.

Complete the Outline of Your Cartoon Knife Drawing - Step 9

Cartoon Knife step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 9

9. Draw short lines at the base of the blade on both sides of the handle. This indicates that the blade has a thickness, giving it dimension as well.

Color Your Cartoon Knife Drawing

Cartoon Knife step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 11

Your cartoon knife outline is now complete. Color your drawing. We've shaded the wooden handle brown and the metal parts grey. You can even use several shades of gray - alter how hard you press if shading it with a graphite pencil - to indicate light reflecting off the blade.

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Learn More About The Cartoon Knife Drawing

Does your cartoon character need to wield a knife for cooking, mayhem, or defense? Craft your story and learn how to draw a cartoon knife with the help of this easy, step-by-step drawing tutorial.

The knife in this drawing is a large type known as a butcher knife. It has a wooden handle and a metal blade. You can see the fasteners that hold the two together. The blade has been damaged through use.

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In the kitchen, this knife can be used for many things. Cut through this steak drawing or learn how to draw sliced bread.

Sometimes, kitchen knives double as weapons in cartoons and comics. But your characters might be better served if you learn how to draw a dagger-like knife like this one.

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