How to Draw a Leprechaun

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STEP 1. Okay step one is basiclly drawing a mannequin to use as guidelines to make this whole process alot easier. Look at the image and follow the instructions. Draw a round circle for the head, a fin shape for the torso, stick legs, and arms with round circles for the joints and for the feet and hands.   STEP 2. In this step all you will be doing is sketching out the outlines for the arms and hands. The hands look like webbed duck feet and the reason for this is because it helps to know how far apart to draw the fingers. There is really nothing more to this step then what is shown above. Leprechaun's have the appearance of little old children so you can have fun using your imagination when it comes time to color in the hair and beard.   STEP 3. Now this is where you will be sketching alot more. I always start at the top and work my way down. I find this method alot easier for me, but you can do the steps in the order that best fits you. Okay assuming that you are starting at the top, sketch his hat that is so much bigger than the actual head. Then start on the face and draw in the eyes, nose, and mouth. If you look at the puffy cloud this is the beard that most Irishmen have so just sketch in a poofy cloud starting at the lowest part of the face, like right below the bottom lip. Then the last thing to do in this step is draw the fingers on both hands. Now I am not that good at drawing hands, so if you can draw them better then do so. Before leaving for the next step sketch the sleeve on the right arm.   STEP 4. Now as you can see the Leprechaun is taking on more form. Finish off the hat by sketching in the band and a card that is hanging out the side of the hat. Move to the face and sketch in the right ear, pupils and eye balls, and frown lines that start at the sides of the nose. Next draw the collar and front part of the suit jacket, and finish off the step by drawing the inner part of the thigh.   STEP 5. And this is what you should end up with when you are finally done. I have him sitting on a wall which is super easy to draw, just sketch out square shapes that are all uneven and smaller and larger from the others. Or you can just pick something that you want him to sit on like a chair, or on top of a shamrock. You choose.   Step 1. Step 2. Step 3. Step 4. Step 5.