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In this drawing tutorial, you will learn how to draw Zeus using a step-by-step sketching guide from howtodraweasy.net! Zeus is the main god of the ancient Greek pantheon of gods, the main features of which are dominion over the world of gods, people, and everything that surrounds humanity. In addition to Zeus, there were other gods in the Greek pantheon, but it was Zeus who was considered the dominant character in ancient Greek life. Most often, Zeus is portrayed as a very noble god with the ability to control thunder, lightning, and other phenomena. On our site, you can try to draw another god of thunder, who was one of the main characters in Norse mythology, but his image was also used in Marvel Comics. As you probably already understood, the name of this god is Thor.
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Time needed: 1 hour
How to Draw Zeus
- Start by head shape.
You need to start drawing process with a sketch of the shape of the head.
Sketch the guidelines on the face.
- Eye contours.
Using the guidelines, draw the outlines of Zeus’ eyes between them.
- Draw the eyebrows.
Draw the furrowed brows of the thunder god.
- Pupils of the eyes.
Draw the pupils in the outlines that you drew earlier.
- Draw the nose.
Now draw the nose using a vertical line as a guideline.
- Draw the beard.
Draw Zeus’ large and wavy beard shape and the lines of his mouth.
- Hair line.
Now draw a detailed hairline in the forehead area and also draw the correct face shape.
- Draw the hair.
Draw wavy hair on Zeus’s head, and also erase unnecessary guidelines.
- Add the Laurel wreath.
Draw the laurel wreath on Zeus’s head. Laurel wreaths are a frequent attribute in the appearance of many Greek characters, gods, and people. In order to draw a wreath, you first need to draw one line, and sketch laurel leaves on the sides of this line.
- Sketch out the outlines.
Moving on to drawing the body of Zeus, and first, you need to sketch out an approximate look of his torso.
- Torso lines.
Now, using the guidelines, sketch out Zeus’s torso in more detail.
- Draw the arms.
Draw Zeus’s powerful arms, as well as his metal bracelets that are worn around his forearms. And also you can already erase the guidelines of the torso.
- Draw the fists of Zeus.
Draw the fists of Zeus using the example.
- Draw Zeus’s chiton.
Now draw a robe, typical of Ancient Greece, called a chiton (khiton).
Sketch various folds on Zeus’s robe that will add more detail to your artwork. And also sketch ancient Greek patterns on Zeus’s bracelets. You can see an example of these elements in step.
- Draw the legs.
Draw the legs of Zeus, as well as the Greek sandals.
- Line in hand.
In the hand of Zeus, you will need to draw a scepter, so first draw a guiding baseline for the scepter.
- Draw the scepter.
Draw the lightning-shaped scepter in Zeus’s hand.
- Trace the sketch.
Use an ink pen to trace the outline of Zeus. In addition to a pen, you can do this with a marker or paint and a thin brush.
- Color your artwork.
Color the Zeus artwork with your favorite coloring supplies, and be glad you made such a beautiful drawing!
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