How to draw Storm Shadow

How to draw Storm Shadow from G.I. Joe comics. Storm Shadow is best known as the Cobra Commander’s ninja bodyguard and assassin. He can trace his lineage through thirty generations of assassins. His sword-brother, Snake-Eyes, finally convinced him to let go of revenge and even has joined the Joe Team, engaging in many missions and adventures. In this tutorial, you will learn to draw Storm Shadow from G.I. Joe with step by step drawing instruction. This easy to follow step by step process will show you how to draw masked face, body and costume from start to finished drawing. In this drawing, you will draw him from natural standing pose from the front view of the character. Storm Shadow always wear a mask. Though his body is medium build, but extremely muscular. You will need to know male’s muscle structures. The best way I would suggest to learn anatomy is to to attend life drawing session nearest you and find a good anatomy reference book for artists. Another useful method, before you start drawing, if you can look at any subject and able to break it down into simple geometry shapes. Start with big shape first, then break it down smaller within the big piece to get his muscle groups correct.

Storm Shadow

Storm Shadow

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Below are step by step how to draw Storm Shadow.  Step one, I usually started character drawing with a head first along with neck and shoulders.  Step two, I add his eyes and some facial detail along the established facial construction lines.  Step three, I then drew the rest of his muscular torso and arms.  Step four, I began to construct his costume.  Step five, I finished the rest of his costume.  Done!

how to draw Storm Shadow

how to draw Storm Shadow

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About Xia Taptara

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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