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Draw a Skull

Learn how to draw a skull, and use it for either Day of the Dead OR Halloween celebrations. Not to mention anatomy lessons.

Learning how to draw a skull may seem like a daunting task, given all the bones and teeth and sockets, etc. But if you just follow this tutorial to get the eyes, nose and mouth in place, you’ll have a pretty realistic drawing even before you get to the shading.


There are more fun and easy drawing tutorials like this one, in my HALLOWEEN DRAWING ebook. It contains 25 brand new tutorials that first timers can try out to draw new shapes, and the more experienced can use as a starting point before adding their own twists, and details, and shadows.

Each project includes easy to follow step-by-step tutorial, a full size line drawing for reference, and finished color sample. Just click on the title or book to learn more.


For more easy drawing tutorials like this one, please see my popular How To Draw ebook in my PDF Shop. It’s a collection of step-by-step tutorials that are simple and easy to understand for beginner artists.


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  1. PREP: Print a tutorial for each student.
  2. Fold the paper to create guidelines to follow.
  3. Follow the steps in the tutorial to draw the skull.
  4. Trace the drawing is traced with a black marker.
  5. Shade the art with black and gray crayons.
  6. Color the background with one or more colors.

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