How to Draw Isaac Newton

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Complete Isaac Newton drawing
Complete Isaac Newton drawing

"If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants."
- Isaac Newton

Are you studying about Isaac Newton in school or via remote learning? Let's find out what made him so famous.

Sir Isaac Newton was an English physicist and mathematician who lived from 1642 to 1727. He made scientific breakthroughs in the sciences of optics, mechanics, and physics.

He invented the reflecting telescope and a type of advanced math called calculus. He also described the three laws of motion, which include:

  • The First Law of Motion, that an "object in motion will continue to move in the same direction and speed unless forces act on it." This is also called inertia.
  • The Second Law of Motion, that "the greater the mass of an object, the more force it will take to accelerate the object."
  • And the Third Law of Motion, that "for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction."

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Now, you can finish your homework and learn to draw at the same time! Check out this easy Isaac Newton cartoon drawing tutorial, complete with step-by-step instructions.

What will you need? Only a pen, pencil, or marker and a sheet of paper. Do you want to color your picture? Have your crayons handy.

Why is Isaac Newton holding an apple in our illustration? It's not an apple for the teacher, or an apple a day to keep the doctor away.

Newton is most famous for discovering gravity - that objects fall toward the center of the earth. It is rumored that his inspiration was seeing an apple fall from a tree.

If you liked this tutorial, see also the following drawing guides: Abraham Lincoln, Cartoon Scientist, and Thomas Jefferson.

Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing Isaac Newton

How to Draw a Great Looking Isaac Newton for Kids, Beginners, and Adults - Step 1

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1. Begin by sketching the features of Isaac Newton's face. Use curved lines to outline the eyes, contour the eyelids, and draw the eyebrows and nose. Then, shade a large circle inside each eye to indicate Isaac Newton's pupils.

Easy Isaac Newton Drawing - Step 2

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2. Draw the smiling mouth using a curved line, with a shorter curved line at its corner. Then, outline Newton's face using a long curved line. Complete the outline by drawing his hair. Draw his fluffy powdered wig using a series of short curved lines.

Easy Isaac Newton Drawing - Step 3

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3. Continue to draw the hair using a series of connected curved lines. Draw a line down the center of the head to indicate the part in the hair.

Easy Isaac Newton Drawing - Step 4

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4. Begin drawing Newton's garments. Use curved lines to trace his scarf, the neck of his coat, his sleeve, and its large cuff.

Easy Isaac Newton Drawing - Step 5

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5. Use overlapping curved lines to draw the hand, thumb, and fingers. Contour the knuckles with a short curved line. Then, draw an apple in his hand. Use a long curved line to outline the fruit. Extend another line from its top, and double it back upon itself to enclose the stem.

Easy Isaac Newton Drawing - Step 6

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6. Use curved lines to outline the front of the coat and the sides of the legs. Draw a circle below the hand to indicate the coat's button.

Easy Isaac Newton Drawing - Step 7

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7. Use curved lines to draw the remaining sleeve, cuff, hand, and fingers.

Add More Details to Your Isaac Newton Picture - Step 8

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8. Use curved lines to complete the side and bottom of the pant leg. Extend two lines to form the leg, then use a curved line to trace the irregular shape of the shoe. On top of the shoe, draw a rounded rectangle within a rectangle, forming the metal buckle.

Complete the Outline of Your Isaac Newton Drawing - Step 9

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9. Enclose the remaining pant leg. Draw the leg, shoe, and rectangular buckle.

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How to Draw Isaac Newton Step 10

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