How to Draw a Horse Head Step by Step – Easy – Narrated
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How to Draw a Horse Head Step by Step – Easy – Narrated

August 24, 2019


Hello my friends and welcome
to another Tuesday of tutorial! I am Leonardo Pereznieto and
today we will draw the horse head in profile, in very easy steps! One, make a line at about
a 45 degree angle, which will be right for a horse standing
in a normal position. And then a line for the bottom
part of the head like this. And then shorter lines on
either side that close them. Good! Step two, do the details and the shading. [laughter] just kidding, let´s
go back. Ok. By the way, the heavier
the horse, like a draft horse, the farther apart and more parallel
these lines will be. And this line maybe less than half
of this one, for a light riding horse. And more than half for a heavy one. Step two: Make a vertical line from
this corner… and then make it cross through the other corner. Then another vertical here. We are creating the space for the lips, the flesh of the lower one usually hangs
below the jaw. Now let´s take this length and
measure it over here. Let me check it again. Ok. And then a second one of
the same measure over here. Good! This will be the big bone of
the jaw, which is one of the main characteristics of a horse. Step three: We take our same measurement
and mark a line just about its size. Here. That will be for the bottom of the eye. And then with our same measurement,
from the line of the right, we will know where the eye will start. We may mark a line just above it
that will be both a reference for the center of the eye, and also we will measure
from it, our same measurement for the length of the ear. Good! Step four: Let´s draw the nostril,
which is a bit like a backwards six and then the upper lip, and the lower lip. Using our guidelines, just as
rough guidelines. Step five: Draw the eye to the left and
above the two lines that we made before. And behind the eye there is a
simple bone. Step six: From the back of the ear
we can make a line all the way down for the front of the neck. And this part is rounded like this. And let´s also build up the head
just a little bit. The head line continues to make
the upper part of the neck. Step seven: Let´s clean up the drawing
by erasing all the lines that we don´t need anymore. We refine the line and give more detail. There are bones and muscles
that are very visible. Step eight: I switch lead to a softer one and shade the darker spots. Like the nostrils, the opening
of the mouth… and the eye. And I go back to a medium lead, an HB, pretty much for the rest of the shading. And I was forgetting about this cheek bone
over here which is important, because it is usually very visible. Step nine: Now let´s draw the mane
of the horse. We will do it on this side. Most of the time all of it falls
on one side, it can be this or the other one. And some of it also can go on the face. And we continue shading. Like the bone behind the eyes
and the roundness of the jaw. I make the nostril look more like a six,
as it should be. And they have very strong muscles here
on the neck… and some that are visible, on the snout. I will likely shade the head
and also the mane. Step ten: now we refine and give a better volume to the small parts. We use the pencil
for the shading, and the eraser to pull some lights. We can represent the main veins that are
usually visible on horses. The book that I used as a reference for this
procedure, it is one of my favorite books for this, and it is called “How to Draw Animals”
by Jack Hamm. I´ll give you the name
and the link to the book, within the list of materials in the description under
this video. I´ll pull some final lights with the eraser,
the last touches and it´s ready! If you enjoyed it please give it a LIKE!
share it to your friends and subscribe to Fine Art-Tips. And I will see you,
on Tuesday ๐Ÿ˜‰ Subtitled by Grethel Trejo

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  3. Love horses๐Ÿ˜…. I need to try draw like u..but i still don't know how to draw horse legs๐Ÿค”๐Ÿ˜‚.. Thanks๐Ÿ˜˜

  4. Thank you so much Leonardo ! Great video, very helpfull. And the translation in French is very good ! Thank you ! ๐Ÿ‘

  5. I draw too and I've recently rebranded and am looking to expand my channel!! It would be awesome if you could check it out.. thanks!!

  6. I love this!!! I have such a difficult time drawing horses, but this is an immense help. Thank you so much!!! ๐Ÿ˜€

  7. Is this for a draft horse riding horse, or what? Usually a warm or hot blood horse has a less fleshy more refined look, larger eye placed higher and more on the corners of the forehead. Is this a specific breed or type?

  8. I have not searched through all of your videos, but do you have any videos or tips on how to draw original characters and action poses. I have a problem drawing a character with weight and action, they end up looking pretty flat and lifeless. Also still love all that you teach and hope that every day is better than the last for all who read this comment.

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  10. I do really like this drawing. Although ive never drawn a horse heaf before, I feel like you could have practiced a bit more before labeling this video as a tutorial. It could use a little refining

  11. I HATE THIS IT IS AWFUL NO ONE CAN UNDER STAND YOU AND ALL YOUR VIDEOS SUCK LIKE YOU!!!!!! YOU BUTT!!!!!!!!!!!!๐Ÿ‘ฟ๐Ÿ‘ฟ๐Ÿ‘ฟ๐Ÿ‘ฟ๐Ÿ‘ฟ๐Ÿ‘ฟ๐Ÿ‘ฟ๐Ÿ‘ฟ๐Ÿ‘ฟ๐Ÿ‘ฟ๐Ÿ˜ฌ

  12. Very nice! Your steps with simplicity were especially easy. At first, however, following the steps, my head was beginning to look like a beautiful dog which I draw really well. Then, also being an artist, I drew on causing it to look like a horse in thought. Thanks again.

  13. Muy buen video muchas gracias, ha y estuvo buena la broma๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’–

  14. Looks SO terrible!! Don't be afraid to use image references! This looks like a reptilian camel made to look like a horse. I wish I could help you out!

  15. Your shading is nice, but your proportions freak me out! kind of looks like a brontosaurus head or something with ears! the worse part is the eye is way too low and not in the correct spot! other than that, the pencil work is nice!

  16. Oh my gosh, THANKYOU! Soo much for the tutorial, I tried to draw one and it turned out BEAUTIFUL! Thanks so much for sharing, keep up the amazing work!๐Ÿฅฐ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿ˜†

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