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How to Draw a Lightbulb

Knowing to draw certain household items like a ceiling fan, a hammer, and maybe a screw driver may come handy, even if it might not seem as fun as drawing your favorite cartoon characters. So, here is an easy step-by-step drawing of a light bulb, with instructions. Give it a try, you won’t be disappointed.

Step 1: Start with a simple circle.

How to Draw a Lightbulb Step 1

Step 2: Draw two tangent lines from the lower side of it.

How to Draw a Lightbulb Step 2

Step 3: Now, draw two straight lines as shown, parallel to each other, from the tangent you just drew.

How to Draw a Lightbulb Step 3

Step 4: Join these two parallel lines with a square at the bottom. You already have the outline.

How to Draw a Lightbulb Step 4

Step 5: Draw a vertical rectangle from the square.

How to Draw a Lightbulb Step 5

Step 6: Make small curves at the top of the rectangle, as shown in the picture. Also, erase the lower part of the circle guideline.

How to Draw a Lightbulb Step 6

Step 7: Draw two narrow straight lines from the curvy end.

How to Draw a Lightbulb Step 7

Step 8: Now, as shown in the picture, draw some curved lines for the filament.

How to Draw a Lightbulb Step 8

Step 9: Draw two more lines for the wires connecting the filament to the rectangular base.

How to Draw a Lightbulb Step 9

Step 10: Time to add some details in the rectangular base drawn in 6.

How to Draw a Lightbulb Step 10

Step 11: Take the square base drawn in step 4 as your guide to draw the right side of the bulb’s metal base.

How to Draw a Lightbulb Step 11

Step 12: Draw the left side of the base in the similar manner.

How to Draw a Lightbulb Step 12

Step 13: Add a small line for the bottom surface of the metal part; it will be the electrical foot contact.

How to Draw a Lightbulb Step 13

Step 14: Make some spiral lines to make the metal part look more realistic.

How to Draw a Lightbulb Step 14

Step 15: Use a light shade of yellow to light up your bulb.

How to Draw a Lightbulb Step 15

How to Draw a Lightbulb Step by Step

So, it must have turned out pretty neat. Even if it didn’t, don’t worry; keep practicing and you will get there. Now, you might find it useful when you are drawing some comics, as you can draw a small light bulb to indicate someone is having an idea. Not a bad idea, right?


Published by on May 14th 2017. Filed under Drawing

 

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