How to Draw a Pirate Clipart

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Creating a cute pirate clipart can be done easily with this fun tutorial perfect for anyone! Using basic elements, I will help you draw this fun cartoon character in just minutes. All you need to do is create basic shapes and assemble them together to end up with a fun illustration as visually amazing as the one shown below.

Pirates are fun character to illustrate. You can create a basic version like the one on this page or add more details (like earrings, a parrot on the shoulder, a sword) and enjoy a more complex result. Yes, it's possible to have a lot of fun working on a colorful pirate like this one! :)

How To Draw A Pirate Clipart

Step 1

Cool! Let's start with the addition of a large square to form the head of the cartoon character. Then, add a small rectangle below to create the body and a second one to represent the legs. Draw the feet using curved lines and complete this step with the addition of the facial features using circles and curved lines. Don't forget to draw small ears! :)

How To Draw A Pirate Clipart

Step 2

Next, you can draw the hat on top of the head using a long curved lines with pointed ends. Hair can also be added on both sides of the head. The arms are done using rectangles and the hand is made from a small circle. The right hand is replaced by a small hook made from broken lines.

How To Draw A Pirate Clipart

Step 3

Inside the hat, draw a small skull mostly made from circular shapes. A long line is drawn over the mouth to create the beard. On the shirt of the character, more details are added using lines and circles. A belt done using multiple rectangles is also sketch near the stomach of the cartoon pirate.

How To Draw A Pirate Clipart

Step 4

Yes, it's time to add colors! Hopefully, you are currently able to use multiple brown colors to fill in this illustration. Areas like the pupils, the shirt and the shoes can be brighter while the hat, the hair and the arms must be darker. The skull can be white, just like the eyes. The center part of the belt and the buttons on the shirt are mostly orange.

How To Draw A Pirate Clipart

Excellent! This pirate clipart is ready to conquer the world!

Below, you can see all four steps needed to illustrate this pirate clipart properly. Like I said earlier, don't hesitate to add more details to make this image even more exciting. Practicing is the key and don't forget to try more characters from the same series here. Enjoy! :)

How To Draw A Pirate Clipart


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