Drawing Class: Drawing Horses for Beginners to Experienced Artists
Learning how to draw a horse head can be a rewarding artistic endeavor. The graceful curves, expressive eyes, and powerful features of these magnificent creatures offer a unique challenge and a chance to explore your artistic skills. In this drawing class, I’ll guide you through a step-by-step process on how to draw a horse head, allowing you to capture the essence of these majestic animals on paper.
Pencil Drawing Ideas: How to Draw a Horse Head
This is an in-depth study of drawing a horse head. First, we’ll look at the layout, starting with two different techniques to get the basic layout: laying out basic shapes using circles; and a combination approach of sighting and mapping.
We’ll then move on to the finer details, shading and texturing techniques, and refining work. This class will take a deep dive into the physical attributes, mannerisms, and other key features of these amazing animals, giving you the opportunity to create a stunning horse head drawing of your own making.
You don’t need a specific drawing style or skillset to take this drawing class. This course is suitable for everyone, from beginner artists to professional artists looking to try something new! So, grab your pencils, and let’s embark on this artistic journey together!
Basic Toolset for This Drawing Class:
- Pencil set – I used Prismacolor pencils and woodless graphite, sizes 8B, B, and 4H.
- Erasers: I prefer kneaded erasers and gum erasers.
- I use this set from Blick Art Materials for most of my drawings.
- Blending stump.
- Pencil sharpener.
- Paper – I’m using this acid-free, Canson 50 lb smooth surface paper from Blick Art Materials.
- Tablet – for displaying my reference images while I work.