The human brain is a true wonder – more powerful than any computer, and smarter than any machine. In just a few short steps, we will learn how to draw a human brain, and learn about the parts that help it to work its magic – let’s get started!
Step-By-Step Images and Instructions
Grab a black pen, and draw a curved “n” shape, angled at around 45 degrees, in the center of your page. Add a “flick” to the bottom left.
Now, add a loop to the bottom right stem, and bring the line up and across to the left.
Now, add a wavy, wiggly section to the bottom left of the shape, and a curved point to the top of the line you just created on the left.
Bring a curved line across on the left, and take this up towards the top left-hand corner of the page. Add a jagged line emerging to the right, and add a fork to the end of this line.
Continue the original curve across, up, and then towards the right of the page. Add a few marks to the right of this, including a few forks.
Now, extend the curved line down towards the bottom right-hand corner of the page, and then flick another short line up towards the top left-hand corner.
Now, add a wavy line at the end of this…
And add a series of small marks inside this section.
Add a large curved line above this, heading towards the left and down towards the bottom of the page.
Add more marks in this top section…
And then add three forked shapes to the section below this.
Now, add a curved line to the bottom left of the shape, and take this to the right and down towards the bottom of the page.
Take this line to a pint, and then bring it up and across, add another point on the right, and up towards the top with a slightly jagged line.
Now, add a curved line to the left of this, and take this up, add a “C” shape, and then hook it to the shape on the left.
Return to the line on the right, in the second section, Add a bumpy vertical line to the end of this, and then bring a line across, down, and flicked down to the bottom right.
Add a reversed “C” shape to the right of this, making the line slightly jagged.
Add a flick to the top of the “C”, and then add another line to the bottom curve of the “C”.
Add a series of small marks in this outer section that you have just created.
Next, add small, wavy marks in the section above this.
Grab a yellow pen, and shade the top section of the brain, as well as the area at the back.
Use a pink pen for the section below this…
And shade the space in the middle with a red pen, heading down the spike at the bottom.
Shade the area to the left of this with a purple pen…
Grab a black fineliner pen and a ruler, and draw a series of lines around the edge of the brain.
Now, use the black pen to add labels to the lines. Write “Human Brain – Side View” for the title. Then label the parts, first on the left side, from top to bottom: Cerebrum, Hypothalamus, Pituitary Gland, Pons, Medulla.
Then on the right side, from top to bottom: Corpus Callosum, Ventricles, Thalamus, Midbrain, Cerebellum, Brain Stem.
Now, you have used your brain to learn about your brain – and that is just the tip of the iceberg regarding the capabilities of this amazing organ!