How to draw master Roshi

How to draw master Roshi from Dragonball. Master Roshi (武天老師), also known as the Turtle Hermit (亀仙人), is a supporting protagonist in the Dragon Ball manga series. Master Roshi is bald, with a thick fu manchu and a thick beard. He wears beach clothes or a martial arts suit and a Turtle Shell on his back. He usually wields a walking stick. Learn basic drawing technique from step by step basic Manga drawing lesson. In this tutorial you will learn to draw a Manga character master Roshi along with basic Manga drawing tips and technique. I usually start drawing with simple geometry shapes to get the basic idea of a head and a body down first. Then I will progress by drawing over the rough basic sketched with more refine lines and detail. By following this process, you will find drawing is lot easier. The secret is to get the shape and proportion right in the beginning. If you understand its basic foundation, it will be easier no matter what you are trying to draw. You also have to make sure the shape of eyes, nose and mouth are correct and in the accurate spot. I usually start of using sphere or circle as a base for character’s head shape, then next step would be figuring out the next geometry form to fit into the image.
Most frequently, he is also known as Turtle Hermit. During the World Martial Arts Tournaments, he adopted the moniker Jackie Chun (A parody of martial arts master Jackie Chan) to remain anonymous so that he could demonstrate to his pupils that the world was a big place where there was always someone stronger.

Master Roshi

Master Roshi

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Below are step by step how to draw master Roshi.  Step one, I started the drawing with a head shape and shoulders.  Step two, I then drew his glasses, nose, mustache and beard.  Step three, I sketched his shirt very roughly.  Step four, I then sketched his arms.  Step five, I drew his shorts and legs.  Step six, I drew the rest of turtle shell and his staff.  Done!

how to draw master Roshi

how to draw master Roshi

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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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