Learn how to draw a great looking Peter Pan with easy, step-by-step drawing instructions, and video tutorial. You can now easily create a beautiful Peter Pan drawing.
"All you need is faith, trust, and a little bit of pixie dust."
- Peter Pan
Peter Pan was first introduced in the novel The Little White Bird in 1902. The play Peter Pan; or, the Boy Who Would Not Grow Up, written by Scottish playwright J. M. Barrie, hit the world stage in 1904. Peter Pan soon became a part of modern mythology.
In 1953, Disney's Peter Pan became the most memorable adaptation of the story. Peter Lives in Neverland. He has the ability to fly and never grows older. He leads a troupe known as the Lost boys and frequently encounters pirates, fairies, mermaids, and Native Americans.
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Peter Pan embodies both the good and the bad of childhood. He is a symbol of youthful innocence and carefree days, as well as selfishness, boastfulness, forgetfulness, and self-centeredness. Did you know? Peter's character is based, at least in part, on the ancient Greek deity Pan.
Would you like to draw Disney's Peter Pan? This easy, step-by-step Disney cartoon drawing tutorial is here to show you how. All you will need is a marker, pen, or pencil and a sheet of paper. You may also wish to color your finished character
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Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing Peter Pan
Peter Pan Drawing - Step 1
1. Begin by sketching Peter's head. Use curved lines to form the chin and sides of the face. Then, use short lines that meet at points to draw the hair along his forehead. Finish enclosing the head by drawing a curved line across the top of it. This forms the bottom of the hat. Use curved lines to enclose two connected triangular shapes, enclosing the hat.
Peter Pan Drawing - Step 2
2. Extend two curved lines from the hat and allow them to meet at a point. Then, draw a curved line down the center of the figure, forming a feather. Use curved lines to draw Peter's pointed ear, as well his neck and tufts of hair alongside it.
Peter Pan Drawing - Step 3
3. Enclose curved triangles at the base of the neck to form the collar of the garment. Then, use additional curved lines to sketch his shoulder, arm, and sleeve.
Peter Pan Drawing - Step 4
4. Draw the remaining shoulder, arm, and hands using curved lines. Notice that the bottom of the sleeve consists of short, curved lines that meet at points.
Peter Pan Drawing - Step 5
5. Enclose the torso using a curved line. Then, draw Peter's knife using an oval, rectangle, larger oval, and a pair of lines that meet at a point.
Peter Pan Drawing - Step 6
6. Draw a curved line parallel to the bottom of the torso to form a belt. Then, draw the bottom of Peter's tunic. Extend curved lines From the belt, and connect them at the bottom with "V" shaped lines.
Peter Pan Drawing - Step 7
7. Extend a pair of curved lines downward to form the leg, noting the overlap that indicates the knee. Use curved lines to sketch the irregular, pointed shape of the shoe, noticing the curved rectangular collar and the curved lines that indicate a bend.
Peter Pan Drawing - Step 8
8. Use a pair of curved lines to sketch the remaining leg. Then, sketch the shoe collar and the irregular shape of the shoe. Don't forget the short, curved lines across the top of the shoe.
Peter Pan Drawing - Step 9
9. Detail Peter's face. The eyes are almond-shaped, like a double-pointed teardrop. Shade a small circle to indicate the pupil in each. Use curved lines to enclose his eyebrows, nose, chin, and smiling mouth.
Complete Peter Pan Drawing
Color Peter Pan. He typically wears a light green tunic, darker green hat and pants, and brown shoes. Don't forget to draw Tinker Bell, a pixie who is one of Peter's closest friends.
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