This time we will show you how to draw a flatbed truck – a car for transporting non-standard bulky goods that are not fragile.
All cars of this type are similar, and when you wonder how to draw a flatbed truck, you can easily focus on our example. The flatbed truck consisting of a cabin for the driver and passenger and a body with a flat area without a roof to facilitate the loading of large items.
Time needed: 1 hour.
How to draw a flatbed truck
- Draw the outlines of the body and cabin of the Flatbed Truck.
First, you need to create the basic outlines of the body, based on which the whole car will be drawn.
- Draw the outlines.
First, sketch out the correct lines for the cargo platform and the car’s cabin. Smoothen the hood line and outline the bumper.
- Add some details.
Draw the window, step, and front-wheel arch. Also, outline some of the details of the bottom of the truck.
- Add the decorative details.
At this stage, you need to draw the door and some additional parts of the flatbed truck.
- Draw some more elements on the flatbed truck.
As you can see, we need to draw a few more details of our car at this stage. This is the headlight, a mirror, small decorative elements, and details from the bottom of the truck.
- Add some little things.
You should use rounded and straight lines to draw the missing elements of the vehicle.
- Draw the wheels.
Sketch the tires and rims of the flatbed truck. Try to keep the lines as round as possible.
- Draw the details of the rims.
Start by drawing the center of the rims and then add some rounded slots in it.
- Draw the wheel bolts.
In this step, you simply sketch out the bolts around the center of the wheel. You can do this by drawing small circles.
- Add the shadows.
As always, in the final step, you need to add shadows for volume and realism. Take a look at our example.