How to Draw Spiderman

How to Draw Spiderman

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Today we’ll continue our series of superhero drawing tutorials with a guide to drawing Spiderman. We’re going to create a full body image of Spiderman. This tutorial has a lot of details but if you work slowly and meticulously you will be able to create your own, great looking Spiderman drawing.

If you need additional help, check the video guide to drawing Spiderman and printable step-by-step drawing instructions at the bottom of this guide.

We will sketch a rough outline for the Spiderman drawing first. The first simple shapes will guarantee that the dimensions and positions are going look right in the completed drawing.

Have your eraser handy and keep your lines light. The first shapes will be erased before your Spiderman illustration is complete.

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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Step-by-Step Instructions
for Drawing Spiderman

How to draw spiderman Step: 1

Draw a small circle on the top of your paper. Leave enough space for the rest of Spiderman’s body.

How to draw spiderman Step: 2

Draw a U-shape for the chin.

How to draw spiderman Step: 3

Draw a line across the face, slightly to the right from the middle.

How to draw spiderman Step: 4

Draw another U-line for the neck.

How to draw spiderman Step: 5

Sketch the shoulders with a couple of strokes.

How to draw spiderman Step: 6

Draw curving lines for the sides of the body. Add a line across the chest.

How to draw spiderman Step: 7

Draw two ovals where the shoulders and arms connect. Add a curve for the waist.

How to draw spiderman Step: 8

Draw two ovals for each arm and an oval for each thigh.

How to draw spiderman Step: 9

Add circles for knees and ovals for lower legs. Sketch outlines of clenched fists.

How to draw spiderman Step: 10

Outline the ankles and feet.

How to draw spiderman Step: 11

Draw the eyes like two tear shapes.

How to draw spiderman Step: 12

Erase the extra lines.

How to draw spiderman Step: 13

Flesh out the arms, legs, and fists. Add detail to Spiderman’s costume with two curving lines on both sides of the chest.

How to draw spiderman Step: 14

Detail the feet and ankles. Add two curves where the gloves end.

How to draw spiderman Step: 15

Remove the rest of the “helper” shapes.

How to draw spiderman Step: 16

Add small curves to the body, legs, and arms to outline muscles.

How to draw spiderman Step: 17

Now, we will start drawing the spider web pattern on the costume. Outline the vertical lines first.

How to draw spiderman Step: 18

Add the horizontal lines. Each horizontal line needs to arc a little bit to give the pattern a spider web-like look.

How to draw spiderman Step: 19

Sketch the Spiderman logo on the chest.

How to draw spiderman Step: 20

Color your Spiderman drawing.

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