How to Draw and Label the Body Parts

The body is an incredible thing, and part of respecting it involves understanding how the parts work – but just how many can you label? Let’s get started!


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Step-By-Step Images and Instructions

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Start with a pencil and drawing compass, and add two small circles to the top corners of your page.


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Use a ruler to bring a vertical line down from each of these…


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And then add two ears, two eyes, a button nose and a mouth to the left circle.


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Add two ears to the sides of the right circle…


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And then bring a wavy shape up at the top of the left figure for the hair.


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Now, add hair to the top of the right figure…


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And then bring down the neck and shoulders on both shapes.


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Bring two straight lines down from these…


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And then a set of arms for each figure reaching out to the sides.


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Add a curved line at the waist, followed by another below. Add a point to the center of the bottom line for the top of the legs.


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Bring two sets of legs down, one on each figure…


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And add points to the bottom for the feet.


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Now, use a black fineliner pen to go over all the outlines.


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Remove the pencil marks with an eraser…


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And then use the pencil and ruler to add lines to the sides of each figure.


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Use the black pen to add the labels on the figures – from the bottom left corner upwards: “TOE”, “LEG”, “STOMACH”, “CHEST”, “HEAD”, and then downwards: “EYEBROW”, “EYE,” “NOSE”, “MOUTH”, “CHIN”, “ARM”, “ELBOW, “HAND”, “FINGER”, “KNEE”, “FOOT”, “HAIR”, “EAR”, “NECK”, “SHOULDER”, “BACK” “BUTTOCKS” and “HEEL”.


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Use an eraser to remove the pencil marks…


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And then use a peach pen to shade the main body.


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Grab a blue pen for the shorts…


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And a brown pen for the hair.


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Now, use a brown pen for the details of the body and back.


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Finally, use a ruler and the black fineliner pen to connect each label to the correct part of the body.


And there we have it – the main parts of our wonderful body, complete with easy-to-read labels.

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