How to Draw a Sword
As part of my drawing guides, I showed you how to draw Darth Vader and a dragonborn, and now I want to show how to draw a long sword.
The fact is that I love all kinds of geek stuff, whether it’s fantasy RPGs or Star Wars. And there is a thing that combines these distant topics – the sword. It will be a very simple drawing guide, and I will try to show you how I draw a sword.
The first step is to portray a pommel. In my example, it looks like a simple ball. But in the history of mankind, there were a variety of other types of this detail of the sword.
Now, using two slightly curved lines, depict the sword grip. The length of this part varies greatly, depending on whether you draw a short sword or a long sword.
Now is the easiest part of the guide on how to draw a sword. Just depict a narrow and elongated rectangle, which is a guard (or cross). For eastern swords, this detail looks more sinuous and curved.
Now, using two long and thin lines, draw the blade of the sword. This detail is also very different depending on whether you draw a long sword or a short sword. By the way, eastern swords have a more curved blade, for example, a katana.
This stage of the guide on how to draw a sword will be super simple because here you just need to portray a point. The tip can have a very different angle.
On the handle, depict a large number of oblique lines, that represent a wrapper. Now in the central part of the blade depict a fuller.
Now we need to make the drawing of the sword more beautiful. For this, I decided to add colors, shadows and highlights. The sword can be either in the colors shown below or has any other color palette.