Learn how to draw a Vampire with this really simple step-by-step guide. At the end of the lesson you will find additional PDF materials.
I think the lesson on drawing a vampire will be interesting to you, because this is a popular character. In mythology, a vampire is an immortal person who emerges from the darkness at night to feed on the blood of living people.
Table of Contents
- Basic information
- Steps on how to draw a vampire
- Additional content
- Alternative drawing technique
- Final touches
Basic Information on How to Draw a Vampire
During the vampire drawing lesson, try to correctly convey the emotions on the face, because this is important for the mood of the drawing. Develop your visual experience.
The vampire in this tutorial is drawn in chibi style. Please note that the head is larger than the body. This way the result will look cartoonish. I specifically chose this method of drawing a vampire so that this tutorial would appeal to kids and beginners.
I decided to present this drawing as a sequence of nine simple steps. These are basic geometric shapes and very simple lines. Any object can be represented in the form of simple figures connected to each other. Take your time and draw carefully following my tips.
- Coloring supplies
Steps on How to Draw a Vampire
Time needed: 20 minutes
How to Draw a Vampire
- Sketch the outline of the vampire’s head and torso.
To do this step, draw the head as an oval, and the torso with a straight and curved line. The head and torso should be approximately the same height.
- Sketch the outline of the ears and hair.
Draw the contours of the vampire’s hair with two semicircles and short lines. After that, draw the vampire ears pointed at the tips.
- Depict the vampire’s facial features.
Draw eyes as incomplete ovals, eyebrows with straight lines, nose, and mouth with curved lines. Try to repeat Dracula’s sly smiling expression.
- Add the elements of the costume.
Now use a few simple lines to outline the bow tie. Next, draw a characteristic collar, which will give the drawing a recognizable look.
- Sketch the vampire’s legs and waistline.
Add a straight horizontal line on the torso. Use an arch and curved lines to draw the legs. Try to match the proportions of the legs and torso.
- Sketch the arms of the vampire.
You should add curved lines to the right and left sides of the vampire’s torso. In addition, you can add fingers with sharp claws on the hands.
- Depict the character’s cape.
Add curved and rounded lines to the background of the drawn vampire. Here, as in the previous steps, you need to make everything as symmetrical as possible.
- Erase unnecessary guidelines.
Use an eraser to remove auxiliary lines that appeared during the drawing process. To make your vampire drawing more interesting, outline it with darker lines.
- Color the vampire drawing.
To color the vampire, use black, gray, shades of red, and any color you want to paint the skin. The most suitable colors are light green or light beige, as in my example.
Here you can find the traditional free PDF version of the manual with all the extra features including the manual itself, a coloring page, a tracing sheet, and a grid drawing sheet.
Be sure to download this PDF on how to draw a vampire so that you can return to the lesson at any time and draw a vampire again, even if the Internet is unavailable.
Alternative Way to Learn How to Draw a Vampire
I have already shown you how to draw a vampire in a cartoon style. Now I propose to learn how to draw a realistic vampire for kids. Don’t worry, it won’t be more difficult. You just need to carefully follow the instructions and in 10 simple steps you will get excellent results.
Vampire Drawing Advanced Level
In this method, the vampire’s outer edges of the eyebrows are raised upward, and the face has a menacing appearance. Here the vampire is depicted half-turned, his legs are directed in one direction, and his hands are hidden under a wide cloak. Practice drawing the character figure from different angles because this is a great skill that any aspiring artist will need.
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Try drawing the vampire in a different pose or from a different angle. If during the work some moments caused you difficulties, then you can return to them and try again. Carefully re-read the description, take into account all the details, use my tips to achieve the best results.
If you want the vampire in your drawing to look more realistic, add shadows and highlights. You can also add additional folds to the vampire’s cloak.
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