How to draw Roy Harper Arsenal

How to draw Roy Harper, Arsenal or Speedy from DC universe. Arsenal is the current vigilante identity of Roy Harper, Green Arrow’s ward and former sidekick. He has also been known as Speedy and Red Arrow during his long career. In this drawing tutorial you will learn to draw Arsenal or Speedy a character from DC comics lesson. I also include step by step images with in depth detail description inside this tutorial. The step by step images will help you along while watching the video tutorial. It is easier to see the transition from step two to step three in a still images format. It is a perfect complimentary with the video instruction. In this tutorial, you will learn to draw a Arsenal’s face with mask, hair and upper body. I will also show you how to draw proper muscle structure for this type of character like shoulders, biceps, triceps, and chest muscles. It is important have some knowledge of anatomy, especially the muscles that are most visible to our eyes. This drawing took me about forty minutes to draw just for tutorial purpose, it is not a finished art work by any mean.
Arsenal has no superpowers, his accuracy with projectiles is equaled only by his mentor. He was initially a successful member and began dating Wonder Girl (Donna Troy). Some time later, however, Roy’s fortunes took a turn for the worse. The Titans disbanded, Roy and Donna broke up, and then Green Arrow both lost his fortune and began neglecting Roy. While the Green Arrow was away on a cross-country adventure with Green Lantern and Black Canary. As Speedy, Harper assisted his mentor during many of his cases. Just as Green Arrow had become a member of the Justice League of America, so did Speedy find his own colleagues when he joined Robin, Kid Flash, Aqualad, and Wonder Girl to become the Teen Titans.

Arsenal Roy Harper

Arsenal Roy Harper

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Below are step by step how to draw Arsenal or Roy Harper.  Step one, draw head and shoulder using rough shape.  Step two, I added more detail onto his face with mask.  Step three, I then added his hat and short sleeves shirt.  Step four, I sketched his muscle structures and partial belt.  Step five, I drew his arms and the rest of the body.  Step six, I used darker lines to finish the drawing.

how to draw Roy Harper Arsenal

how to draw Roy Harper Arsenal

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Xia Taptara (黃曉聲 Huang XiaoShēng), currently a freelance concept artist for games and films, formerly a character concept artist for ArenaNet/NCsoft (GuildWars & Guildwars 2). I also work on various projects for Game of Thrones, Square-Enix, Paizo Publishing, Fantasy Fight Games, Disney Interactive, and many publishers & clients. I use Wacom Tablet Intuos and Photoshop CS2,3,4,5 to do most of my professional art work. I use pencil, pen, and traditional medium in my free time. I founded ( in 2007 to motivate myself to create more and better art. Also I get to draw and paint whatever the hell I want to. Hopefully I can inspired some young soul and old soul alike. *QUESTIONS & COMMENT: PLEASE POST THEM ON THE BLOG. Or CONTACT ME via idrawgirls Facebook page. DO NOT E-MAIL ME. Thank you. ;-)
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