Introduction: How to Draw a Wave

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Today Im going to teach you how to draw a simple wave. All you need is a piece of paper, a pen or pencil, and some colored pencils (optional).

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1. Pencil
2. Paper
3. Colored Pencils  

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First, draw the crest of the wave; one line with a dip in it. Your wave can crash to the left (opposite of the one here) or into the middle (just draw the line with a dip in the middle).

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Next draw the "C'' shaped lines under one side of the crest to make the face of the wave curve.

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Then draw the white wash and foam crushing down on the water.

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Now draw the top of the wave folding over by drawing a simple curved line.

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 Draw in the finishing details... be creative!

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Finally, color in your masterpiece and your done! 


christianp0530 made it! (author)2017-11-06

i did it

christianp0530 (author)2017-11-06

Very good

ccoollmmaanniism (author)2017-02-28

good very good

9iihoh (author)2017-02-17

looked bad when i did it

9iihoh (author)2017-02-17

to hard

unicornman2545 (author)2017-01-20

i made it boi

unicornman2545 made it! (author)2017-01-20


unicornman2545 made it! (author)2017-01-20

yeet i made it boi

kaimootz made it! (author)2015-12-03

thank you so much :)

unicornman2545 (author)kaimootz2017-01-20

its such a nice drawing bud

kaimootz made it! (author)2015-12-03

thank you

Mrs Henchy (author)2014-09-11

I love it! I can paint a wave but drawing it is more difficult! Thanks.

fridarosek (author)2013-07-16

I really liked your wave. I've never been able to draw one before :)

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