postheadericon How to Draw a Handgun

The handgun is one of the most convenient weapons since it is easy to carry and can be fired by using one hand. Today many people own handguns for sport and personal use. If you follow a few simple steps, a handgun can be easy to draw.

How to Draw a Handgun

1 Create an L-shaped outline. Make the part where the trigger is located a little pointy.

How to Draw a Handgun

2 Draw a horizontal line across the outline. Add an irregular square with rounded edges to complete the trigger guard.

How to Draw a Handgun

3 Add more form to the handgun. Draw the barrel, front sight, rear sight and hammer. Next, draw the trigger, grip and lastly the magazine below. This is where the bullets are loaded.

How to Draw a Handgun

4 Now add a little dimension to the drawing. First shade the top part with a dark shade of gray. Below the horizontal line, shade it with black following the usual contours of a gun. Shade with a lighter shade of gray following the shape of the grip.

How to Draw a Handgun

5 Finally, to complete all the details, draw two horizontal lines near the barrel. One line should be thick and one should be thin. Draw two circles at the center. Add a button near the trigger by drawing a small rectangle with five lines across it. Draw seven inverted L’s. The last inverted L must be aligned vertically with the rear sight. Add a slanted rectangle with round corners in the middle of the grip.

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