How to Draw Batman
In this part of the superhero drawing tutorial series, we will draw a full body picture of Batman. In the other superhero guides, you can find instructions on how to draw Batman’s head, Spiderman, and Superman.
Drawing Batman with the step-by-step instructions is quite easy but this is definitely one of the more challenging tutorials on our website. If you want to start with an easier superhero drawing tutorial, see the guides for Batman’s and Spiderman’s faces.
If you’re struggling with a drawing step, take a look at the How to Draw Batman video at the bottom of this tutorial. You will also find downloadable PDF version of the drawing instructions.
Have your eraser handy when you start drawing Batman. We will sketch simple shapes to outline Batman’s body first. Many of those early lines will be erased before the drawing is ready.
In the guide below, each step is highlighted in a light blue color.
You don't need any special pens or tools. A regular pencil, eraser, and paper are all you need. If you want, you can also color the drawing with colored pencils or pens.
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Draw a small oval at the top of the paper. Leave a lot of space for the Batman’s body.
Draw an unsymmetrical rectangle for Batman’s chin.
Draw a line across the right side of the face.
Sketch the neck and ears.
Draw two rectangular shapes for the shoulders.
Draw the chest and upper body.
Draw Batman’s briefs and two circles for the shoulders.
Add two ovals for the upper arms and two ovals for the thighs.
Draw two more ovals for the lower arms and two small circles for the knees.
Draw the lower legs and sketch the hands.
Draw outlines of the mask, equipment belt, and feet.
Draw the final outlines of the shoulder, arms, and legs. Add details to the mask and belt.
Erase the “helper” shapes.
Draw curving lines for the cape folds and Batman’s muscles.
Draw lines to separate the boots and gloves. Add the eyes and mouth.
Draw jagged shapes for the gloves.
Draw the rest of the cape.
Add more fold lines to the cape.
Draw Batman’s logo on his chest.
Outline your drawing with some final strokes and color your Batman.
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