How to Draw Soccer Players

Four Methods:A Striker (Forward)A GoalkeeperRunning PlayerKicking Player

Here’s how to draw a football player. Just follow the simple steps in this tutorial.

Method 1
A Striker (Forward)

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    Draw a stick figure of a soccer player in a kicking position. Take note of joint locations.
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    Add volume to your stick figure.
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    Draw his uniform. Usually, it is a shirt and shorts. Draw the socks and shoes.
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    Draw the details to the face and hair. Sketch a soccer ball.
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    Erase unnecessary lines.
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    Color your drawing.

Method 2
A Goalkeeper

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    Draw a stick figure of your soccer player in guarding position. Take note of joint locations. Also remember that since he is the Goalkeeper, his stance should be slightly widened.
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    Add volume to your stick figure.
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    Draw the uniform. The top is usually long sleeved. Draw socks that are knee length and soccer shoes.
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    Draw the face and the hands. Make the hands thick because he is wearing gloves.
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    Draw the hair and erase unnecessary lines.
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    Color your drawing.

Method 3
Running Player

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    Using basic shapes, create a skeleton figure of your player and the ball.
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    Roughly sketch the details of the player and ball.
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    Draw the finer details that represent the portrait, body, clothes and the action of the figure.
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    Erase the rough sketch lines and finalize the details.

Method 4
Kicking Player

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    Using basic shapes, create a skeleton figure of your player and the ball.
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    Roughly sketch the details of the player and ball.
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    Draw the finer details that represent the portrait, body, clothes and the action of the figure.
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    Erase the rough sketch lines and finalize the details.

Things You'll Need

  • Paper
  • Pencil
  • Pencil sharpener
  • Eraser gum
  • Colored pencils, crayons, markers or watercolors

Article Info

Categories: Drawing People and Features