How to Draw Poseidon
Learn how to draw Poseidon easy enough for beginners, start a sketch with this guide. Step by step artwork for beginners.
Hello everyone who wants to sketch the Greek god of the sea! In this easy drawing instruction, you will learn how to draw Poseidon. In ancient Greek mythology, Poseidon was one of the three gods of Olympus, who were the rulers of different elements. Poseidon is the main sea god, the lord of all earthly water and the sea. On our site, in addition to the god of the seas, you can sketch the main ancient Greek god Zeus.
The main attribute of Poseidon is the trident, which has always been depicted in the hands of the god of the seas. You can check the Internet for statues of Poseidon, it is very interesting, beautiful, and informative because ancient Greek sculptures are the property of world history and humanity in general. In Roman mythology, there was the god Neptune, who is identified with the Greek Poseidon. In modern culture, there are also similar characters, for example, in the Marvel Universe, there is a popular Aquaman, who very much resembles the Greek god of the sea.
Time needed: 45 minutes.
How to Draw Poseidon
- Draw the hair.
Begin by drawing a hair to form the Poseidon’s head.
- Add the crown.
Draw the crown of Poseidon on the hair.
- Draw the face.
Now you need to draw a face and start with the shape of the face, drawing first of all the line of the beard. And after that draw the nose, mustache, lips, and lines for eyes.
- Eye shape.
Draw the eyes below the lines that you drew in the previous step.
- Add eye pupils.
Add two solid circles for the eye pupils. You can make eyes black, hazel, green, or blue.
- Add eyebrows.
Now with a pencil draw the eyebrows above the eyes.
- Draw a beard.
Draw Poseidon’s wavy large beard with different curved and wavy lines.
- Torso guiding lines.
Use straight pencil lines to sketch the approximate shape of Poseidon’s torso. In addition to the torso, sketch guidelines circles for the shoulders and depict straight lines from them as shown in step.
- Body lines.
Now draw more realistic lines for Poseidon’s torso and arms.
- Arms and bracelets.
Draw the rest parts of the arms as shown, and also draw Poseidon’s bracelets.
- Draw a hand.
Draw the right hand and the bottom of the sea god’s weapon.
- Draw the second hand.
Draw Poseidon’s second fist.
- Detail the torso.
On the shoulder, draw a plate to protect the shoulder from various blows, and also sketch out muscle lines on the torso.
- Draw a trident.
Draw the upper part of Poseidon’s trident.
- Add a belt.
Draw Poseidon’s belt separating his human torso from the fish’s tail.
- Tail shape.
Using two curved lines, draw Poseidon’s long fishtail.
- Tail fin.
Now draw the fin at the end of the tail as shown. Also, detail the tail with strokes as in the example.
Now you can trace the contours of the sketch using ink or a marker. If you don’t have an ink pen or marker next to you, then you can use an ordinary brush and black paint, carefully tracing all the contours of the sketch.
- Color Poseidon.
Erase all the guidelines from the sketch, and start coloring your artwork!
Excellent! We hope that we helped you create cool artwork of the sea god that you can share with your friends. And you can also share this simple instruction with your friends on social networks, and we advise you to sketch this Greek character with friends together! Thank you for being with us, and we will be glad to see you again.