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How to Draw a World Press Freedom Day Poster

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World Press Freedom Day or World Press Day is observed on May 3 each year. You can raise awareness by learning how to draw a World Press Freedom Day poster.

What is World Press Freedom Day? It was decreed by the United Nations General Assembly to "raise awareness of the importance of freedom of the press and remind governments of their duty to respect and uphold the right to freedom of expression enshrined under Article 19 of the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights."

It also marks the anniversary of a free press declaration established by African journalists in 1991.

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What is freedom of the press, and why is it important? Freedom of the press allows books, newspapers, and websites to provide information without government censorship.

That means that you can't get in trouble for telling true information, even if someone in the government doesn't like it.

How is World Press Freedom Day observed? Awards are given to people and organizations who have contributed to the freedom of the press, especially in the face of danger.

People also remember journalists who have lost their lives.

If you liked this tutorial, see also the following drawing guides: National Siblings Day Poster, Wanted Poster, and Radio.

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Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing a World Freedom Press Day Poster

World Press Freedom Day Poster drawing - step 1
How to Draw a World Press Freedom Day Step 01

1. Begin by sketching the raised fist. Draw a pair of nearly parallel lines to form the forearm and wrist. Begin the side of the hand with a curved line.

World Press Freedom Day Poster drawing - step 2
How to Draw a World Press Freedom Day Step 02

2. Sketch the thumb. Extend a long curved line from the wrist to form the side of the hand. Bend the line in an “L” shape, indicating the knuckle and top of the thumb. Then, double the line back upon itself to form the fingertip. Draw a short line below it.

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3. Contour the fleshy portion of the palm with a curved line. Draw another curved line and double it back upon itself to form the pinky finger.

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4. Draw overlapping curved lines to enclose the partial oval shapes of the ring and middle fingers. Notice how one of the lines passes behind the thumb.

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5. Enclose the pointer finger using a curved line. Then, begin to draw the pencil. Extend a curved line from the pinky and double it back upon itself in a “U” shape.

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6. Draw the point of the pencil. Extend two curved lines from the front of the hand (the pointer finger and thumb) and allow them to meet at a point. Draw a “U” shaped line across the pencil to indicate the sharpened portion.

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7. Detail the palm and wrist with short curved lines. Draw a curved line across the butt end of the pencil and shade and oval to indicate the graphite held inside. Band the tip of the pencil with a curved line to indicate the sharpened lead.

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8. Write the words “World Press” across the top of your poster.

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9. Complete your drawing by writing the words “Freedom Day.”

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