How to Draw a Skeleton Key, Key Tattoo

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STEP 1. Some of the skeleton key design looks like a chubby or stubby style heart. You will begin the first step by drawing out a wide or fat style heart with an open or pointless bottom.   STEP 2. The next thing you will need to do is draw out the opening holes for the top part of the key. I wanted to make the skeleton design somewhat different, so I large oblong shapes that sort of look like great big eyes. The lining for these shapes should be very thick or bold as you can see here. There is also depth detailing around the top of the shapes like you see here, as well as at the bottom of the key.   STEP 3. Instead of having hollow holes for the key, I went with a Victorian style key and drew in rubies to fill the holes. To draw the ruby like pattern, all you have to do is make a diamond like shape in the center of the design which will end up looking like pupils. Draw the sharp lines from each point of the center shape like so. When you're done you should have yourself a ruby style center.   STEP 4. You are already almost done. All you have to do here is draw the stem of the key as well as the 'F' end of the key design. When you are done you can proceed to the next step because there is no more drawing for the key.   STEP 5. To finish off the design of the key, all you have to do is draw in the vine that wraps around the base of the skeleton key as well as a cute little tip that hangs down the front center. Draw in some leaves like so to match the design concept of the heart lock. Erase your mistakes that you may have made along the way.   STEP 6. When you are done you should have yourself a nice drawing of a skeleton key like you see here. Add some color to match the design concept of the heart lock.   Step 1. Step 2. Step 3. Step 4. Step 5. Step 6.