Learn how to draw a skull using a pencil or a pen (+coloring)

In this instruction you will learn the basic steps of drawing a human skull. Using this instruction you will be able to draw a pirate skull and bones together with your child, just adding a couple of simple details. All steps are accompanied with a photo, so it will be easy to draw. Let’s start!

You need:
1

Draw a circle

That’s how we give the shape to the top of the skull.
Draw a circle

2

Add cheekbones

The skull is divided into two parts: frontal and facial. We’ll mark the frontal part using a circle. Draw down uneven lines, outlining the shape of the facial bones.Add cheekbones
The lines should be identical because the face is symmetrical.Add cheekbones

3

Temporal parts

Draw them with the help of the curved lines. Erase the unnecessary details.
Temporal parts

4

Chin

Connect the skull lines at the bottom.
Chin

5

Eye sockets

Draw them in the form of small ovals. They can be shaded in black at once.
Eye sockets

6

Brow bones

Smoothly outline the brow arches.
Brow bones

7

Nose

Make it in the form of a triangle with an uneven lower part.
Nose

8

Jaw

It consists of many small bones. Start with two vertical ones. Leave a space between them.
Jaw

9

Teeth

Draw the upper row of teeth between the jaw bones.Teeth
Add the second row. The teeth should be identical.Teeth

10

Hatching

Color some of the bones in black.Hatching
Don’t forget to draw seam lines on the skull, they connect the bones.Hatching

11

Coloring

You can decorate the skull with small drawings, and add the pirate attributes at the bottom (swords, treasure chest, hat, bone) or to draw a skull with a rose. Look here how you can draw a rose.
Coloring

You can olor it online:

Choose how you want to paint.

12

Collage with skull drawing stages

Collage with skull drawing stages



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