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How to Draw a Dagger

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In this drawing tutorial we will show you how yo draw a dagger. Dagger –  is an edged weapon with a short (up to 40 cm) straight or curved blade, sharpened on both sides. Such daggers you could see in arms of warriors, knights and different characters from fantasy.


Step 1

At first we should draw a straight line, that will help us to draw the dagger proportionally.

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Step 2

At the end of the line from the previous step, draw a circle as a guide for a pommel.

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Step 3

Now draw the grip of the dagger. It may be flat or convex as in our example.

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Step 4

Draw the guard that can be straight or curved as in our example.

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Step 5

Here we draw the most important part of every melee weapon – the blade. As we said the blade of the dagger are sharpened on both sides.

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Step 6

Now erase the straight guideline from the first step and draw the rain-guard which is located at the junction of the guard and blade.

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Step 7

And we on the last step of the lesson on how to draw a dagger. Here we just need to add some shadows using using simple hatching.

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If this tutorial was interesting for you and you like tutorials about weapons visit how to draw a short sword and how to draw long sword.


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