How to draw star wars characters - R2D2 (part 1)

 

How to draw Star Wars characters - Always wanted to draw R2D2 from the Star Wars movies? This is your occasion to learn how.

 

 

R2-D2 (phonetically spelled Artoo-Detoo, and called "Artoo" for short), is a fictional droid in the Star Wars universe, an astromech droid

 

How to draw Star Wars characters - Let's get started!

 

This is a very difficult or a very simple drawing depending how you tackle it. Because the droid D2R2 is very geometric and you want to be quite precise to convey that geometry feel. It can be easy if you can work with rulers and the such but it can be quite difficult if you are not comfortable with those and try to do everything without proper construction lines.

 

With this tutorial we'll show you a simple method to get R2D2 right from the start with a few basic construction lines.

 

how to draw star was characters R2D2

 

Start by drawing a rectangle. that's it. It is so simple. A rectangle like the one below. The rectangle is titled on the left slightly.

 

how to draw star was characters R2D2

 

How to draw Star Wars characters - the geometry of the figure

 

The next step is to draw a circle that has its center slightly above the rectangle short size. You can see it clearly in the drawing below.

 

how to draw star was characters R2D2

 

So far so simple. Now it starts to get a bit complicated. First divide the protruding part of the sphere in two equal parts but also be sure to cut two thin slices at the top and bottom of the head as indicated here.

 

Also determine the midline of the body using a longitudinal line and follow the curvature of the head.

 

Also taper the rectangle at its base slightly.

 

how to draw star was characters R2D2

 

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