How to draw a sphinx?

Julia Chmykhalo
Julia Chmykhalo
January 12, 2015
How to draw a sphinx?

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How to draw a sphinx?

It is difficult to find a person who would not hear about the Egyptian Sphinx. For many centuries this mythical humanoid has been guarding the pyramids of Giza, it is a symbol of Egypt and evokes the enthusiastic views of travelers.

How to draw a sphinx in stages, using only a pencil?

The process of creating a sketch is quite simple, it is not necessary to be an artist to draw a Sphinx with a pencil. To create a drawing you need a regular pencil, an eraser and a sheet of white paper.

Stages of creating a picture:

  1. Sketch the base of the Sphinx and mark its position onsphinxa sheet of paper;
  2. Draw the contours of the body, the bottom of which should be slightly larger than the top;
  3. Make a sketch of the head, outline general outlines;
  4. Delete the auxiliary lines with an eraser and make the outlines clearer;
  5. Draw on his nose, eyes, and more clearly draw a special headdress;
  6. Add shading, and also give the image a volume with the help of lighter and darker places in the picture.