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How to Draw a Sledge

How to draw a sledge

Our readers and subscribers often ask us to make more drawing lessons about objects that we can see in everyday life. Thereby we have already drawn such ordinary things as a table, a doll, a vase and much more. In this lesson we decided to continue that topic and made a lesson on how to draw a sledge.


Step 1

So, first take a pencil and using very light lines draw a flat rectangle (rather a rhombus), as in our example.

How to draw a sledge

Step 2

Now using light, but slightly curved lines draw the runners and stanchions. The basic contours are ready, now we will detail the drawing.

How to sketch a sledge

Step 3

Beginning with this step the lines should be dark and clear. Now using the straight lines draw the top surface of the sledge.

How to draw a sledge

Step 4

Continue the lesson about how to draw a sledge. Using straight lines, draw the outlines boards. These boards should be smooth, and is approximately the same distance from each other.

Learn to draw a sledge

Step 5

Get down a little lower and using slightly curved lines draw the stanchions. Be careful, try to make these parts look symmetrical and smooth.

How to draw a sledge step by step

Step 6

Carefully draw trace the runners. Delete all the guidelines that we drew in the first steps. If you did everything right, then your drawing of the sleigh should be clean and beautiful as in the example from the artists of Drawingforall.net.

Sledge drawing tutorial

Step 7

Now let’s add shadows to the unlighted areas in order to make the drawing more three-dimensional and realistic. To make the shadows even darker and sharper, add an extra layer of hatching.

How to draw a sledge

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