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How to Draw a Helicopter

Drawing a helicopter could set your imagination free and allow your spirit to soar. It familiarizes you to the basic shapes of straight and curved lines, ovals, and cylindrical shapes. Though it might seem difficult at first, as in most cases, practice would make you perfect.

Step 1: Draw an oval with a tapered rod-like structure at one end.

How to Draw a Helicopter Step 1

Step 2: Cross it with intersecting lines.

How to Draw a Helicopter Step 2

Step 3: Draw a T-shaped structure at the top with straight lines emerging out of its ends.

How to Draw a Helicopter Step 3

Step 4: Criss-cross lines at one end.

How to Draw a Helicopter Step 4

Step 5: Draw arcs intersected by horizontal lines at the base.

How to Draw a Helicopter Step 5

Step 6: Detail the left blade.

How to Draw a Helicopter Step 6

Step 7: Repeat with the right one.

How to Draw a Helicopter Step 7

Step 8: Detail the right top boundary of the aircraft.

How to Draw a Helicopter Step 8

Step 9: Detail the upper half of the oval with rectangles having roundish edges.

How to Draw a Helicopter Step 9

Step 10: Add an arc.

How to Draw a Helicopter Step 10

Step 11: Design a snout-like structure in the lower part.

How to Draw a Helicopter Step 11

Step 12: Draw the windows.

How to Draw a Helicopter Step 12

Step 13: Draw the horizontal stabilizer and tail rotor.

How to Draw a Helicopter Step 13

Step 14: Define the lower margin of the tail part.

How to Draw a Helicopter Step 14

Step 15: Define a landing skid.

How to Draw a Helicopter Step 15

Step 16: Do the same with the other one.

How to Draw a Helicopter Step 16

Step 17: Sketch the rudder.

How to Draw a Helicopter Step 17

Step 18: Stripe the tail part.

How to Draw a Helicopter Step 18

Step 19: Stripe and draw boxes on the oval body.

How to Draw a Helicopter Step 19

Step 20: Define the cockpit and the snout.

How to Draw a Helicopter Step 20

How to Draw a Helicopter Step by Step

You shouldn’t find it too hard to complete the activity though beginners might find it a bit daunting. It’s better to try your hand at a few simpler sketches before embarking on this one. Show it to your friends or your teachers and leave them pleasantly surprised at the beautiful detailing of the work.


Published by on March 20th 2018. Filed under Drawing

 

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