Thursday, 25 October 2018

How To Draw A Death Star

How to draw a death star from the popular original star wars movies. the following photos are just a guide, but you can watch the video and see how I draw it too here How To Draw The Death Star

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Paper and a circle template at the ready to draw

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Draw a circle for the death star structure and a couple of smaller circles for the noticeable feature and also a curved line across the mid section and start to pencil in loose panels again curving to the spherical shape.

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I used warm grey acrylic drawing ink watered down to create the moon like luminance again following the pencilled lines for the panels as it is a man made structure.

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I painted a dark black band of acrylic black ink around the whole death star to make the whole thing stand out.

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With a fine line ink pen I started to ink the panel lines giving a suggestion of some technical detail.

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This bit was optional to turn this into the death star structure from The Return of the Jedi to one that is being rebuilt after it was destroyed in a New Hope - I used a fine point sharpie to ink criss cross lines which simulate fine threads of structured technical elements.


Again, here's the video if you want to watch through and see how I drew this popular Star Wars visual icon.