How to Draw a Security Camera

When it comes to keeping the general public safe and reducing crime, the humble security camera plays a crucial role in maintaining safety and helping society to run smoothly. With that in mind, let’s learn to draw our very own!


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Start by drawing two short, parallel lines to the right-hand side of your page. The left should be ever so slightly lower than the right. Use a black liner and a ruler.


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Connect the top and bottom of these lines with a slight diagonal line. Then, add two parallel, diagonal lines emerging from the top of this.


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Now, join the end of these together with a slanted line, and add another diagonal line to the bottom.


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Bring two lines across with the ruler, heading towards the bottom left-hand corner of the page…


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Connect the ends of your line with a slightly curved line.


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Add another small cylindrical shape just above this top line, and add a curved “U” shape above this.


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Bring another line across from the top of this “U” to meet the center of the original shape.


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Add a slightly diagonal line to the top of this “U” with the ruler, heading towards the corners of the page.


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Now, take a drawing compass and a pencil, and add a large circle, just above this line. Then, add three, smaller concentric circles inside this, and add a dot to the very center.


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Add another curve, like a backward “C” to the other end of the line.


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Now switch to the black liner and ruler, and add another set of parallel lines connecting the two ends, close to the top of the circles.


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Return to the left hand side, and add a large “n” shape which curves over the top of the circle, and across to the other side.


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Bring another line across from the top of this “n” to connect with the shape at the back.


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Add another line, this time coming from the left-hand stem of the “n”, and reaching back to touch the circle.


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Now take the black liner, and go over the concentric circles in the center.


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Add a series of small circles all around the outside of these circles…


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Now take your eraser and remove the outstanding pencil lines.


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Take your pencil and ruler, and add another line connecting the front and back sections, this time just above the bottom.


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Now, shade in the top section…


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Take a tissue, and smudge the shading to create a smooth surface.


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Add slightly darker shading to the bottom section…


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And then to the stand and mount of the camera.


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Take a dark gray pen, and use this to go over the top of the camera, and the circle in the middle – leave a white ring.


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Fill in the smaller circles with a brown pen…


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And carefully shade in the remainder of the surface with the gray pencil.


And there we have it – your very own security camera to keep everyone safe, happy, and keep unwanted thieves at bay…

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