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How to Draw a Tanto

how to draw a Tanto

Hello dear readers and welcome to drawing tutorial on how to draw a tanto – a samurai dagger. If you like the theme of Japan, then perhaps you’ve already seen our drawing lessons about katana and wakizashi.


Step 1

Here we use the same principle as in the lessons about katana and wakizashi – draw a slightly curved line.

how to draw a Tanto

Step 2

Draw another curved line below the first line and connect them as in our example.

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Step 3

Now add some details to the blade such as the sharpening line.

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Step 4

Sketch out the guard and pommel as in our example.

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Step 5

Using crossing lines draw out the wrapping on the grip.

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Step 6

Erase all the additional lines, paint the grip and add shadows using short hatching.

how to draw a Tanto

It was a drawing lesson about how to draw a tanto step by step. Don’t forget to share this lesson and subscribe to us in social media. Thank you for reading and sayonara!


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