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How to Draw Mew from Pokemon

How to Draw Mew – Material List

  • A piece of paper
  • A pencil
  • A black marker
  • An eraser
  • Some crayons
    • dark purple
    • dark pink
    • pink
    • dark blue
    • blue
  • A Sticky roller (optional)

Reference Picture: https://imgur.com/qO43EK4

How to Draw Mew – Step 1 – Basic Shape and Form

How to Draw Mew - Step 1 - Base Shape and Form
  • Draw a circle for the head
  • Draw a cross in the head circle, it will help us locate the facial features in Step 2
  • Draw an egg shape for the body
  • Draw the neck to connect the head to the body
  • Draw two ovals for the thighs
  • Draw two draw eggplant shapes for the feet
  • Draw two tube shapes for the arms

Tip: Double check the locations of your shapes with the reference, use your pencil as a measuring tool to correct any proportion that is off.

How to Draw Mew – Step 2 – Refined Pencil Drawing

How to Draw Mew - Step 2 - Refined Pencil Drawing
  • Draw two triangle for the ears
  • Refine the curves on the left and right side of the head circle
  • Draw a curve for the nose/mouth
  • Draw the eyes, image the eye shapes like half an oval
  • Draw the iris inside the eyes, draw a circle for the reflection in the eye
  • Draw a large S curve for the tail
  • Draw an oval for the tip of the tail
  • Draw small triangles for the fingers on the tip of the arm shapes
  • Draw small curves for the toes on the tip of the foot shapes
  • Continue refining rough sketch until all lines are definitive

Tip: Draw lightly, use short and repetitive strokes, slowing draw heavier as you commit to more definitive lines.

How to Draw Mew – Step 3 – Trace Pencil Lines with Marker

How to Draw Mew - Step 3 - Trace Pencil Lines with Marker
  • Trace the pencil lines with a black marker
  • Use an eraser to erase all the pencil lines so that only the marker lines remain

Tip 1: Rotate the paper to draw smoother lines

Tip 2: Break up long lines with shorter strokes, connect the short strokes to make line look continuous.

Tip 3: Push lighter on the maker to create thinner lines for small details.

Tip 4: hold down the paper with your other hand to avoid wrinkle and creases on paper

Tip 5: Use a sticky roller to clean up the eraser rubbings.

How to Draw Mew – Step 4 – Color in Midtone

How to Draw Mew - Step 4 - Color in Midtone
  • Color the iris with a blue crayon, leaving the reflections in the iris white
  • Color the rest of the body pink

Tip: Color evenly, and follow direction of your strokes with the form of the object

Glossary – Midtone: the flat neutral color of an object without light and shadow

How to Draw Mew – Step 5 – Color in Shadow

How to Draw Mew - Step 5 - Color in Shadow
  • Color the deeper area of the iris with a dark blue
  • Color the shadow area on the body with a dark pink first, then overlay with dark purple

Tip: Use a sticky roller to clean up the crayon shavings

How to Draw Mew – Step 6 – Thicken Profile Lines

How to Draw Mew - Step 6 - Thicken Profile Lines
  • Thicken the profile lines with a black marker

Glossary – Profile lines: The outer borderlines of a major form like head, body, arms and legs. Detail lines like pattern on the body and facial features are usually not consider profile lines.

How to Draw Mew – Complete

Mew Drawing

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Hello, my name is Richie.

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