Learn how to draw a ninja for kids step by step with this elementary drawing tutorial for beginners, schoolers, and kindergarteners.
In this elementary drawing guide, you will learn how to draw a ninja for kids in a simple cartoon style. Ninja is a hired spy and assassin in medieval Japan. It is also a person who possesses the art of ninjutsu, and many skills with which these people fought opponents. The functions of the ninja included espionage, deception, and hidden attacks. Now the ninja is a popular and widespread character in various films, comics, games, and TV series.
Ninjas are usually dressed in gray suits that are not visible at night. Many people mistakenly believe that ninjas wore black suits, but they only wore gray kimonos in reality. After all, the black color of clothes at night is more noticeable than the gray color of the kimono.
This drawing can be drawn by an artist with any drawing skills. We hope this instruction will help you in drawing ninja. Enjoy drawing!
Time needed: 30 minutes.
How to Draw a Ninja for Kids
- Sketch the shape of the head.
First, draw a large oval for the shape of the head.
- Draw the headband.
Using two curved lines, draw a ninja mask that should cover his forehead and lower face, leaving only his eyes open. After that sketch out the detail of the mask that is on the left side of the head.
- Add eyes.
Draw simple cartoon ninja eyes, and sketch out frowning eyebrows using straight lines.
- Start drawing the ninja body.
Sketch the body shape of the ninja in the same way as in the example from step.
- Add arms.
Draw the arms of the ninja as in the example from step.
- Draw a sword.
In the ninja’s hand, draw a sword with which this character defends himself.
- Draw a sai weapon and detail.
Draw the trident sai weapon commonly used by the ninja. And also this weapon is familiar to many from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Do you remember the Turtle who used this weapon? Write in the comments if you remember!
- Draw the shoes.
Draw the ninja shoes as in the example from step.
- Color the ninja.
Now it remains to color the ninja artwork using your favorite coloring supplies. Before the coloring process, you can trace the contours of the sketch with an ink pen or marker.