How to Draw A Cartoon Running Man

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This simple drawing lesson will help you learn to draw a cartoon running man. Drawing a character in an accurate position can be difficult at time. 

Even if you look at a model, you might feel overwhelmed if you are not familiar with the anatomy of the human body. So in this tutorial, you will learn to draw a cartoon character in a running position. 

Step 1

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First, draw a circle to illustrate the head of your character. When you are finished, add two small circles on each side of the head to represent the ears. Finally, sketch a rectangle to form the neck. Don't spend too much time on this step. After all, we are working on the position, not the look of our character!

Step 2

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Now the real fun begins! Add a rectangle to create the body of your running man. Then, to illustrate each arm, add two rectangles and one circle. The right arm of the character (located on your left) should be bent towards the sky. 

The other one should be bent towards the ground. Also, notice that the head of the character is slightly leaning towards the back while the body is incline towards the front.

Step 3

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For the legs, use the same recipe (two rectangles and one circle). The knee of the right leg of your character should be pointed towards the sky while the other knee should face the ground.

Step 4

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Add some details on the face of your character. Like I said earlier, don't spent too much time doing so.

Step 5

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Now it's time to refine the outline of your character. Watch closely how the arms are drawn. The forearms are curved towards the inside the character. You don't need to draw beautiful hands. Just a circle with a small line inside will do!

Step 6

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You can apply the same technique for the legs. Notice how they are curved. Also, the sole of the right shoe (on your left) is clearly visible.

Step 7

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Cool! Adding color is not mandatory since you are working on the position more than the character. But it's always nice to give more life to your illustration.

Step 8

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This last step was designed to give you a better idea of the accurate position of your cartoon running man! The spine and the head are slightly curved.

The right leg and arm (shown in pink) are placed in an opposite direction while the left arm and leg (in green) are facing each other. I hope you had fun with this drawing tutorial!


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