Learn to draw the God of Ancient Egypt in stages (+ coloring)

Atum is one of the oldest Egyptian gods. He was a head of the heliopol ennead, the nine major gods in Ancient Egypt. He is a God of the sun and the demiurge. According to the Heliopolis myth, Atum, “who has created himself by himself”, is originated from the primordial chaos – Nun together with the pristine hill, he was identified with it. He gave birth to the gods-twins, spitting them out of his mouth, they created the earth and the sky. It’s said so in Egyptian mythology. Also he is considered to be the Creator of the Universe. Atum is the father of the gods and the father of the pharaohs. His sacred animal was cobra.

We have an online album where you can draw Atum directly on the site. Try it!

You need:
1

Body shape

Start drawing a circle using a compass. Then draw a body. At first, just outline the contours.

Body shape

2

Head

The gods were always depicted in profile in Egyptian mythology.

Head

3

Arms

Draw the arms in such a position as it’s shown in the drawing. The god holds the symbol of the ancient Egyptians in his hands.

Arms

4

Legs

The feet are also turned in the right direction.

Legs

5

Face

The Egyptians have always drawn the expressive eyes with dramatic black contours. The ancient Egyptians have always put much effort to look their best.

Face

6

Clothes

According to Wikipedia, the only clothing for men in the era of the Ancient Kingdom was a loincloth – schenti, it was a strip of cloth, wrapped around the hips and attached to the waist with the help of the belt.

Clothes

7

Symbols

He holds a symbol of the eternal life – Anh in one hand (in the form of a cross, topped with a ring), in his other hand he holds a scepter (a symbol of power).

Symbols

8

Accessories

The costume consisted of a small number of elements, special attention was paid to accessories. They served as the main information about the social status of its owner.

Accessories

9

Coloring

You can color the drawing in any color. It’s not necessary to use the proposed color option.

You can offer your child to complicate the drawing a little bit and draw Egyptian pyramids next to Atum.

Coloring

You can color the God of Ancient Egypt online directly on the site. It’s much more interesting.

Choose how you want to paint.

10

Collage

Collage



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