How to Draw Popeye

In this drawing lesson, I will show you how to draw Popeye step by step. I hope that this guide will be useful for you.

If you like to draw comic book characters, then you will definitely like this instruction, because now you will learn how to draw Popeye. This is a comic book hero and one of the famous cartoon characters of the Paramount Pictures studio.

This character is presented in the form of a sailor who has an independent, cocky, but at the same time friendly character. He is quick-tempered, resourceful, and inventive. The advantages include a sense of justice and a cheerful disposition. The sailor has a peculiar manner of speech, he constantly squints one eye and smokes a pipe. He possesses great strength and can freely lift large objects such as a grand piano, heavy machinery, and even an elephant.

Now prepare all the necessary art supplies and get to work.


Coloring supplies


Draw the head.

With the help of smooth curved lines, draw the outline of the head and draw the bulging cheek.

Depict the cap.

At the top, add the sailor’s cap with the visor.

The ears and facial features.

At the bottom of the head draw the small ear, add the eye, the wide nose, and the mouth.

Sketch out the skin folds, tube, and neck.

Draw the skin folds and eyebrows. Depict the smoking pipe and draw the neck with two lines.

Draw the torso.

The upper part of the body is wide, and the lower part is narrow.

Depict the hands.

The sailor has large arms that are crossed over his chest.

The legs.

Draw smooth lines down from the torso, and add legs in the same position as in the example.

Draw the upper part of the clothes and shoes.

Depict the collar with the help of smooth curved lines, and draw the large shoes at the bottom.

Color the drawing.

For coloring, you will need beige, yellow, blue, red, and black.

So the fascinating lesson on how to draw Popeye has come to an end. I hope that you have made every effort at each stage of drawing, and you like the result of the work. If you have any questions, you can write about them in the comments. Now, I suggest you download the PDF file so that you always have access to this lesson, regardless of the Internet connection. The file contains brief instructions and additional useful materials.

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