How to Draw a Fighting Anime Guy

A beginner-friendly guide to learning how to draw a great-looking Fighting Anime Guy with easy, step by step drawing instructions and video tutorial. Great for beginner artists!

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Epic battles are one of the most awesome parts of anime. You can learn to make an anime fighting pose drawing with this easy, step-by-step guide.

Who are your favorite anime brawlers? Goku vs. Vegeta? Goku and Vegeta vs. Cell? What about Naruto and Madara Uchiha? Or Avatar, the Last Airbender vs. Fire Lord Ozai? We have drawing tutorials for most these. See the anime things to draw page for more.

No matter your favorite, all of these fighters have a few things in common - an anime-style body, anime eyes, and an array of facial expressions. See the How to Draw a Body, Eye Drawing Step-by-Step, Anime Facial Expressions posts for more details.

But now, let's learn to draw a brawling anime character.

Step-by-Step Tutorial for Drawing a Fighting Anime Guy

Fighting Anime Guy drawing - Step 1

Fighting Anime Guy step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 1

1. Begin by sketching the outline of the head and face using curved lines. In addition to the outline, use the lines to make the ear, contour the neck, indicate the mouth, and sketch the eye and furrowed brow.

Fighting Anime Guy drawing - Step 2

Fighting Anime Guy step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 2

2. Use a series of curved lines to outline the man's hair. Notice how it is spiky at the front. Then, use additional curved lines to trace the shoulders, torso, and neck of the shirt, and contour the collarbones.

Fighting Anime Guy drawing - Step 3

Fighting Anime Guy step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 3

3. Use curved lines to outline the roughly rectangular shape of the sleeve. Then, use long curved lines to draw the muscular arm. Overlapping curved lines form the fist at the end.

Fighting Anime Guy drawing - Step 4

Fighting Anime Guy step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 4

4. Draw the other arm raised in a fist, erasing as necessary. Use curved lines for the rectangular sleeve, the bottom of the shirt, the fist, and the arm, doubled back upon itself.

Fighting Anime Guy drawing - Step 5

Fighting Anime Guy step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 5

5. Use long curved lines to draw the man's leg. Contour the material with shorter curved lines. At the bottom of the leg, draw a standard tennis shoe using a multitude of curved lines.

Fighting Anime Guy drawing - Step 6

Fighting Anime Guy step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 6

6. The first leg was placed forward, midstep. The second leg is likewise on the move. To outline the leg, draw curved lines at an opposite angle from the first leg.

This leg is behind the character, and the foot is curved in mid-step. Use curved lines to contour the material of the pants and to draw the shoe.

Fighting Anime Guy drawing - Step 7

7. Color your fighting character.

What to draw next?

Can you draw your brawling anime character with a different anime man's hair, a crooked nose, or wearing a different outfit?

Maybe even gender-swap them to create a female fighter! Take a look at this anime girl running drawing first.

You could even change the characters head, see Anime Vampire Boy and Easy Anime Elf Drawing.

If you want to be even more creative, take a look at this easy anime boy full body drawing guide, then do your best to transform it to a fighting pose.

For more easy, full-body drawing guides, see the Cute Anime Girl drawing or Anime Sitting Pose tutorial.

We have over 100 easy, step-by-step guides to drawing anime and manga. See them to learn how to draw anime character outlines, faces, and other details.

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