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How to Draw a Classic Car

In this drawing lesson, we will show you how to draw a classic car using the example of the good old Ford Mustang.

how to draw a CLASSIC CAR

So, as we wrote above, this lesson on how to draw a classic car will be created using the example of a Ford Mustang. It was not by chance that we chose this particular car as an example, because the Ford Mustang has a truly legendary design, and it is safe to say that the designers who created this car loved their job.


Time needed: 50 minutes.

How to Draw a Classic Car

  1. Sketch the outlines of the car.

    As you can see, the classic car we have chosen has clear and straight lines, as well as a long hood and sloping roof that smoothly merges into the trunk.
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  2. Sketch out the wheel arches.

    As you can see, the wheel arches look like semi-circles, or semi-ovals. Try to make them look as smooth as possible. Also, sketch out the lower edges of the front and rear bumpers.
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  3. Add the windows.

    First, create the visible part of the windshield with a pair of straight lines. Then sketch out the side widow as shown in our example.
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  4. Detail the windows.

    Draw the door and threshold of the classic car with a few simple lines. To make your sketch look convincing, add decorative elements to the window.
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  5. Add the handle and mirror.

    This should be done with simple short lines. In addition, sketch out the headrest and the long line of the hood and roof.
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  6. Add details.

    First draw the air intake at the rear of the classic car body, then depict the side visible parts of the front and rear bumpers.
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  7. Add more details.

    Now, using long and clear lines, draw decorative stripes on the side of the car. By the way, these lines make the car body stronger.
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  8. Draw the wheels of a classic car.

    First, sketch out the outlines of the round tires is In my example. Next, add the outlines of the rims inside the previously drawn circles of the tires.
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  9. Draw the rims.

    Old cars usually have a fairly recognizable rim look. You can repeat the outline from my example, or come up with your own design.
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  10. Add shadows and highlights.

    First, add shadows to the darkest parts of the car. Then gradually start adding lighter shadows. Don’t forget the glare on the side glass.
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