How to Draw Benjamin Franklin

This article explains how to draw Benjamin Franklin as he appears on the US $100 bill.

Steps

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    Draw an oval for his head. Underneath the oval, draw a diagonal line.
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    Draw a cross on the oval. This will help you draw the face in symmetrically later. Then add a vertical guideline at the bottom of the image. Finally, add a line on either side of the head to help you draw his hair.
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    Draw two lines to help shape the torso. Add half circles for eyes and begin to add definition to the chin.
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    Add detail to the eyes and begin to shape the nose. Draw more lines to mark his hair.
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    Add eyebrows and a mouth. Begin filling in his hair. Add buttons to his shirt.
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    Shade the drawing.
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    Erase the guidelines.
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    Color the drawing.

Things You'll Need

  • Paper
  • Pencil
  • Eraser
  • Markers

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