How to Draw a Horse - A Detailed Tutorial
Sketch and Shade a Standing Horse

If you want to learn how to draw a horse you have come to the right place.

As you can see, this drawing of a standing horse done using sketching and shading is a more advanced technique.

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  • You may want to try the simple line drawing tutorial below by clicking on it if this is your first attempt, to practice an easier technique, or if you need to know what supplies you'll need.

There are several things involved for this drawing, so here is an overview of the process.

Step One: Use Shapes to Get an Idea of the Body

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1. Use easy to draw geometrical shapes and lines to get a basic idea of the proportions and shape.

Step Two: Form the Outline of the Body

2. Work on getting the outline of the body and remove the shapes drawn in prior steps.

Step 3: Add Details and Shading

3. In this part you will learn about how and where to add details and shading to make your drawing more realistic.

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