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    How to Draw bears : Grizzly, polar bears and brown bears

    How to Draw bears : Grizzly, polar bears and brown bears

    Drawing a bear can be challenging due to the big furry body. Fortunately, there are many tips on how to draw a bear. This tutorial shows how to draw a smooth bear body with arms and legs. Then, you will learn to draw the head and other details that make the bear look so life-like. There are several bear species. We will focus first on grizzly bear, then on polar bears and eventually on brown bears. Grad some paper along with your Repaper graphic tab and start your journey among the bears.

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    Drawing a grizzly bear

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    Drawing made by @missismr with the pencil and paper graphic tablet : Repaper

    The first step in drawing a grizzly bear is to outline the shape. This will create the appearance of fur, and make the bear look more realistic. Next, add a jagged line that extends backwards from the head, and rounds downward to form the back leg. Finish by adding a small round ear to the top of the head. After that, draw the rest of the back leg, including the belly.

    Grizzly bear are easy enough to draw for a novice to master, but you should follow your own pace. Don't make the first steps too hard, and use light strokes. Draw a circle for the head and place intersecting lines inside of the circle, which will help you position the facial features later on. The end result will resemble cross-hairs on a scope.

    Once you have the basic outline of the bear, you can add the facial features, including the eyes and nose. Add some texture to the head and body by adding wiggly lines and making the fur look furry. You can also use other elements, such as trees, to add perspective and texture.

    Grizzly bears are large animals with thick fur and big claws. They are also apex predators, which means they're dangerous. However, they are also beautiful, so you can create amazing artwork by learning how to draw a grizzly bear.

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    Drawing a polar bear

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    Drawing a polar bear requires a certain technique. You can start by drawing the body of the animal. Draw an oval shape on the bottom side of each body part. You should overlap the top half of the oval to create the polar bear's head and shoulders. The bottom half of the oval should have the chin and neck. Create curved lines for the legs. The face of the animal is small in comparison to its body size, so try not to make facial features too prominent.

    Next, draw the head. Draw an irregular oval that is wide at the bottom and gets narrower at the top. Draw two circles in the center of the oval to form the eyes. Once you have finished drawing the head, add the details, shadows and remove unnecessary lines to finish your drawing.

    After you have completed drawing the face, you can start the rest of the body. Use different shades of gray and black to create different areas of shadow. Drawing a polar bear can be a fun way to practice your artistic skills. The process is simple, and once you have mastered the technique, your polar bear drawing will look very realistic.

    Once you have completed drawing the head and the body, add details to the background. You can also draw a story behind your polar bear. For example, if the polar bear is wandering the snowy tundra at night, you can add a full moon behind the icebergs in the background.

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    Drawing a brown bear

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    First, you'll need to choose a dark base color to begin. For the fur, you can choose Van Dyke brown. Make sure to add some darker areas, like the eyes, with darker ones. You should also remember that the fur is not smooth and is often wild. You can also add a highlight down the left side of the snout with zinc white.

    When drawing a brown bear, it's important to remember the proportions. Brown bears don't have round heads like humans, and their eyes and ears aren't very prominent. But, brown bears do have basic silhouettes. That's why it's important to take note of their eyebrows and other details.

    The brown bear is one of the smallest of the modern bear species, but its size varies greatly among populations. Even its most common subtypes vary in size, which makes it difficult to draw the exact measurements of an individual bear. Note also that brown bears are also sexually dimorphic, with males being 30% larger than females. Consider those proportions in case you want to draw male or female brown bear or even a couple.

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