The Liberty Bell stands in the Independence Hall of Pennsylvania in proud testimony to the American independence. Though a large crack rendered it non-functional, it has a high historical relevance. It would be great for kids to take the formidable bell as a drawing lesson.
Step 1: Draw a rectangle. Bisect it by a straight line.
Step 2: Create angular shapes on the top and below the rectangle. The outline of the yoke is made.
Step 3: Make a neat circle.
Step 4: Draw 4 horizontal lines that serve as guides.
Step 5: Sketch a smaller circle above the one drawn in step 3. Both act as guides.
Step 6: Join the 1st and 3rd horizontal line of those drawn in step 4 with arches.
Step 7: Now shape the lip of the bell.
Step 8: Give detailing to the smaller circle.
Step 9: The bigger circle is now detailed and the sides of the bell made smooth.
Step 10: Irregularities are made at the bottom of the structure.
Step 11: The crack is now drawn that extends from the 2nd horizontal line to almost the midpoint of the base.
Step 12: Small stout figures line the lip.
Step 13: The guides are erased. 2 sets of 3 curved lines each are sketched.
Step 14: Horizontal and curved lines on the shoulder of the bell render a fine design.
Step 15: Double lines ending in rhombuses with circles at the centers are made.
Step 16: The rhombuses are surrounded by curves.
Step 17: The upper edge of the yoke is made irregular.
Step 18: Screws are drawn on top.
Step 19: Now it is the turn of the lower border to sport a broken look.
Step 20: Tiny wavy lines fill up the body of the yoke.
The figure is now complete. The straight lines should be drawn using a scale. However, refrain from taking any aid while drawing the ovals. The arches and curved lines need a bit of practice to get them in perfect shape.