How to Draw a Gymnast

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

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

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Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing a Gymnast

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

Gymnast step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 1

1. Begin the cartoon gymnast outline by drawing the girl's face. Use a curved line to trace the profile of her nose and forehead.

Use a "U" shaped line to outline her eye, and shade an oval-shaped pupil within it. Draw a short, curved eyebrow above the eye.

Easy Gymnast Drawing - Step 2

Gymnast step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 2

2. Draw the top of her head using a long curved line. Then use a series of overlapping curved lines to sketch her mouth, chin, jawline, and ear.

Enclose a flat, round shape on the back of the head, forming a hair elastic.

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Easy Gymnast Drawing - Step 3

Gymnast step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 3

3. Use a series of curved lines that meet at jagged points to draw the girl's short ponytail. Then, use short curved lines to draw her hairline, contour inside her ear, and texture her hair.

Easy Gymnast Drawing - Step 4

Gymnast step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 4

4. Extend two curved lines below the head to form the neck. From each side of it, extend curved lines to form the shoulder and chest.

From the chest, extend two long curved lines to sketch the arm and hand. Connect the lines with a wide "U" shaped line, determining the fingers and thumb.

Easy Gymnast Drawing - Step 5

Gymnast step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 5

5. Use narrow, "U" shaped lines to draw three more fingers between the thumb and pointer finger.

Extend a curved line upward from the opposite shoulder, with another series of lines loosely parallel to it. Extend a curved line from the base of this arm, tracing the back of the torso.

Easy Gymnast Drawing - Step 6

Gymnast step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 6

6. Extend a series of connected curved lines from the back and another from the chest, completing the torso, hips, and top of the leg.

Draw "U" shaped lines around the neck and upraised arm. Contour the chest with a curved line.

Easy Gymnast Drawing - Step 7

Gymnast step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 7

7. Use a series of overlapping curved lines to draw the hand and fingers. From the sides of the land, extend curved lines to the hand, enclosing the calf so that the hand is grasping the ankle.

Add More Details to Your Gymnast Picture - Step 8

Gymnast step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 8

8. From the hand, extend a curved line and double it back on itself to enclose the foot.

Draw a curved line across the top of the leg, then extend two curved lines from the bottom of the torso to outline the remaining leg.

Complete the Outline of Your Gymnast Drawing - Step 9

Gymnast step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 9

9. Sketch the irregular shape of the foot then use short lines to contour the ankle, knee, underarm, and collar bones.

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Gymnast step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 11

Your gymnast outline is now complete. Color your cartoon character. Color her hair, skin, and leotard as you see fit.

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Learn More About The Gymnast Drawing

Gymnastics is a popular sport that involves agility and stretching. You can learn how to draw a gymnast striking an amazing pose.

This step-by-step tutorial makes the gymnast easy to draw by breaking her down into a series of lines. Our gymnast is wearing a simple garment called a leotard, which is similar to a one-piece swimsuit.

Scroll down for a downloadable PDF of this tutorial.

This gymnast is engaged in a stretch. Try your hand at other stretches when you learn how to draw a yoga pose.

Of course, people aren't the only ones who enjoy a good stretch. Try your hand at this drawing of a calico cat stretching.

For more easy and fun guides, see the How to Draw Lionel Messi Easy or Cartoon Soccer Ball Drawing tutorials.

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