Learn how to draw a great looking Soccer Player with easy, step-by-step drawing instructions, and video tutorial.
By following the simple steps, you too can easily draw a perfect Soccer Player.
Get ready for the World Cup with this soccer player drawing guide! You can learn how to draw a soccer player in an easy, step-by-step fashion.
Drawing people may seem complicated, but it doesn't have to be. This portrait uses a lot of curved lines to capture the details of the player's face and clothing.
In each step, look for the newly added blue lines, and add them to your drawing. You'll be playing for the pros in no time!
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Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing a Soccer Player
How to Draw a Great Looking Soccer Player for Kids, Beginners, and Adults - Step 1
1. Begin the soccer player outline by drawing his face. Use a series of curved lines to outline his brow, nose, lips, chin, and ear.
Then, draw the curved triangular eye and shade a small circle inside it. Detail the face with curved lines - the thick eyebrow and the nostril, mouth, dimple, and inner ear.
Easy Soccer Player Drawing - Step 2
2. Use curved lines to draw and contour the neck and hair. For the hair, use a series of curved lines that overlap and meet at jagged points to form the locks.
Easy Soccer Player Drawing - Step 3
3. Use a series of curved lines to draw the shirt and arm. Notice the triangle shape of the shirt’s collar, the curved rectangle shape of the sleeve, and the teardrop-shaped sleeve opening.
Contour the elbow with a curved line, and use overlapping curved lines for the fingers.
Easy Soccer Player Drawing - Step 4
4. Continue drawing the shirt. Use curved lines for the sleeve, the front of the torso, and the fold in the fabric across the chest.
Easy Soccer Player Drawing - Step 5
5. Use overlapping curved lines to finish the roughly rectangular shape of the shirt. Contour the fabric with curved lines. Then, draw the remaining arm and hand, using overlapping curved lines.
Easy Soccer Player Drawing - Step 6
6. Draw the soccer player’s shorts. Use overlapping curved lines to enclose the roughly rectangular shapes.
Easy Soccer Player Drawing - Step 7
7. Draw the soccer player’s leg. Use overlapping curved lines to outline the muscles of the leg, the knee, and the cleats. Then, use curved lines to contour the knee and to form the top of the sock, the laces of the shoe, and the spiked cleats on the bottom of it.
Add More Details to Your Soccer Player Picture - Step 8
8. Draw the remaining leg. Again, use overlapping curved lines for the muscular leg, tall sock, and shoe. Indicate the cleat spikes by shading small triangles on the bottom of the shoe.
Complete the Outline of Your Soccer Player Drawing - Step 9
9. Draw the soccer ball. Start with a circle, then draw full and partial pentagons on its surface. Connect them with short lines, enclosing hexagon shapes.
Color Your Soccer Player Drawing
Your cartoon soccer player outline is now complete. Color his clothing to match the colors of your favorite team.
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