Learn how to draw King Tut, the “Boy King of Ancient Egypt”. He’s a study in drawing classically shaped features.
This tutorial is great for a history lesson, but King Tut is also just plain fun image to paint. The gold tempera is pretty inexpensive and adds a little bling that students all seem to love.
This is also a great project for practicing symmetrical drawing. To make those color stripes on the headwear work, the same number of stripes need to line up from the left to the right. A little extra care needs to be taken when drawing them.
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Time needed: 1 hour.
How to Draw King Tut
- Make guidelines. Draw the head.
- Begin the headdress.
- Draw symmetrical bottom curves.
- Finish with straight lines. Draw the features.
- Add ears and lines on the top headdress.
- Add matching horizontal lines.
- Draw beard and fill with Xs.
- Draw the collar to finish.
- Trace with black marker and color.