How to Draw an Acoustic Guitar

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

By following the simple steps, you too can easily draw a perfect Acoustic Guitar.

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Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing an Acoustic Guitar

How to Draw a Great Looking Acoustic Guitar for Kids and Beginners - Step 1

Acoustic Guitar step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 1

1. Begin the acoustic guitar outline by tracing the guitar's body. Use a long curved line to draw the peanut shape. Notice that it remains open at the top.

Easy Acoustic Guitar Drawing - Step 2

Acoustic Guitar step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 2

2. Draw a long, narrow rectangular shape filling the opening. Note that the top of the shape is slightly wider than the end inside the guitar's body. This is the neck of the guitar. Enclose two circles around the end, forming the guitar's sound hole.

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Easy Acoustic Guitar Drawing - Step 3

Acoustic Guitar step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 3

3. Draw a long, curved line from the neck of the guitar to the bottom of the body. The line should be roughly parallel to the front of the guitar, giving it a three-dimensional appearance. Then, use straight and curved lines to draw the guitar's bridge, where the strings will attach to the body.

Easy Acoustic Guitar Drawing - Step 4

Acoustic Guitar step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 4

4. Detail the bridge with a narrow rectangle and six small circles. At the top of the neck, extend curved lines bearing points. The lines should form the loosely rectangular shape of the headstock.

Easy Acoustic Guitar Drawing - Step 5

Acoustic Guitar step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 5

5. Use curved lines to enclose the top of the headstock and to parallel its side, giving it a three-dimensional appearance. Then, begin drawing the tuning screws. For each, draw a partial oval. At the opening, extend pairs of straight lines to attach the screw to the headstock.

Easy Acoustic Guitar Drawing - Step 6

Acoustic Guitar step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 6

6. Finish drawing the tuning screws using ovals and straight lines. Then, draw straight, parallel lines across the neck of the guitar. These are the frets. Notice that the frets are closer together near the base of the neck.

Easy Acoustic Guitar Drawing - Step 7

Acoustic Guitar step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 7

7. Draw six small circles on the headstock, then draw straight lines between these and the circles on the bridge to form the strings. Next, begin drawing musical notes around the guitar. For the first note, draw an oval and extend a curved line from it.

Add More Details to Your Acoustic Guitar Picture - Step 8

Acoustic Guitar step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 8

8. Draw the "flag" at the top of the eighth note, using curved lines to enclose a rectangle shape. Then, draw two more eighth notes, each consisting of an oval, a line, and a curved rectangle.

Complete the Outline of Your Acoustic Guitar Drawing - Step 9

Acoustic Guitar step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 9

9. Draw another music note, two eighth notes (ovals and lines) with a beam (a curved rectangle) connecting them.

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Acoustic Guitar step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 11

Your acoustic guitar outline is now complete. Acoustic guitars are often yellow or tan in color. They may have darker brown wood on the sides, back, and headstock, and black, red, or other decorative elements.

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Tap into classic sounds, whether you like country music, rock, or something in between. You can learn how to draw an acoustic guitar with the help of this easy, step-by-step musical instrument drawing tutorial.

Guitars have peanut-shaped wooden bodies with straight necks and parallel strings. You will also use circles for the sound hole and various fasteners.

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Music is in the air! The music notes are made from ovals and curved rectangles.

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