Artists want to draw a race car when they think of something exciting and popular. If you know the steps, drawing a racing car is not a big issue.
After going through this blog post, you will get ideas and tips to draw a race car easily.
There are a variety of race cars; first, you have to decide which one you have to draw. After deciding your aim drawing next, you have to
- Gather the tools and materials needed for the project
- Learn the basics of drawing cars.
- Identify the parts of a race car
- Sketch out the basic shape of the car
- Add details to the car’s body
- Draw the Wheels
- Draw the Doors
- Draw the Lights
- Add the interior and engine details
- Add coloring and shading to the car
Give finishing touches and presentation following to discuss steps below:
How to Draw an Easy Race Car
Gather the tools and materials needed for the project.
If you are trying to draw something, then the first step you have to do is to prepare yourself for it.
Likewise, if you start drawing, you must gather all your sketch material and tools in one place.
Learn the basics of drawing cars.
After grabbing all your necessities, you must know its basics and rules.
Basic of drawing:
- Light and Shadow
- The Whole or Gestalt.
You have to remember these basics while drawing a race car.
Identify the parts of a race car.
If you are drawing something, you have to consider it perfectly. You want to examine your race car in each part. So that you will draw it as it should be.
Instead of it, if you know its parts, you can trace your mistakes after drawing a race car.
You can keep your target sketch race car in front of you and draw your sketch according to it.
Sketch out the basic shape of the car.
After going through its basics, you have to start now practical. You have to take your pencil and white paper.
After that, you have to trace out your sketch race car. Understand its outline, then start sketching it as it is.
You have to outline very carefully because it will represent all cars.
Add details to the car’s side mirror.
You must draw the side mirror for details in your sketch race car.
As shown in the above picture, you can draw a rectangle shape.
Draw the window
Next, you have to draw its window. You can do it easily by:
- Extend your line horizontally, as shown in picture 1.
- Now, draw another line upward to the first line. As an upper shape of a triangle, as shown in picture 2.
- Here, your sketch car windows are drawn.
Draw the Doors
After drawing a window, you should draw its door. You can draw it by following follow steps:
- First, you have to draw a vertical line. As shown in picture 1.
- Then you must draw a horizontal line attached to the end of 1 line. As shown in picture 2.
- Now again, draw a vertical line. But it should be curved and unjointed. As shown in picture 3.
- Now extend 1 little curved line from the last line. As shown in picture 4.
- Now extend this line to the window. As shown in picture 5.
- Here your door is drawn.
Draw the Wheels
Now move towards the wheels. For drawing wheels, all you have to do is:
- First, you have to draw a circle. As shown in picture 1.
- Draw a second circle inside of the first circle. As shown in picture 2.
- Draw a third circle inside of the second circle. As shown in picture 3.
- Now extend 2 vertical lines but curve from the end. As shown in picture 4.
- Draw 2 more lines. As shown in picture 5.
- Draw 2 more same lines from different sides. As shown in picture 6.
- Do the same for drawing the back wheel.
For a realistic look. You have to add some details. You can do it by:
- Draw 1 curve line from the window. As shown in picture 1.
- Draw 1 horizontal and then vertical from the end. As shown in picture 2.
- Then draw 1 mini circle inside a 1 curve line from the window. As shown in picture 3.
- Draw semi-circles, then join two squares on the circle. As shown in picture 4.
Draw the Lights
Now you should draw back and front lights. For this, you have to:
- Draw a curved rectangle, as shown in picture 1. It will be the front light.
- Draw a semi-circle on the back of the car. Then mark the curve line inside it, as shown in picture 2. It will be backlighted.
- Here your car lights are drawn.
Add coloring and shading to the car.
After going through all these steps, you are done. Now you can shade your sketch, or you can give color to your sketch.
You can take your pencil out and bend it on the area of the wheel; after that, move gradually forth and backward. It will look as in the above picture.
Instead of it, you can also add your favorite color. You can give dark or light colors to your sketch. I will go with orange color.
After adding color, my sketch car will look like the above picture.
Frequently Asked Questions
What materials do I need to draw an easy race car?
To draw an easy race car, you will need a pencil, an eraser, a ruler or straight edge, and a piece of paper. Optionally, you can use colored pencils, markers, or crayons to add color to your drawing once the sketch is complete.
How can I make my race car drawing more realistic?
To make your race car drawing more realistic, you can:
- Use reference images: Look up photos of real race cars to better understand their proportions and details.
- Add shading: Shade your drawing to create depth and make the car appear three-dimensional.
- Include finer details: Add small details like lug nuts, exhaust pipes, and intricate decal designs to enhance the overall appearance of your race car.
- Practice perspective: Learn the basics of perspective drawing to give your race car a more dynamic and realistic look. This will help make the car appear as if it’s on a track or in motion.
Most of the world like racing cars in all models of cars. They want to draw it. But they hesitate with a thought of how they can draw.
It’s just a piece of cake when you get it. All you have to do is grab your all-sketching material and tools, then go to the peaceful area.
Keep your target sketch car before you, then start drawing it. You can get help from my above mention steps and strategies.
Drawing a race car can relieve depression and make you feel happy.
I am an Automotive specialist. I graduated from Michigan with Bachelor in Automotive Engineering and Management. Also, I hold degrees in Electrical and Automation Engineering (BEng), Automatic and Industrial Electronic Engineering, and Automotive Technology. I have worked at General Motors Company for over five years as the Marketing Operations Production Coordinator. Now, I own my garage in Miami, Florida. I love cars and love to share everything about them with my readers. I am the founder of the Automotiveex blog, where I share everything about automotive, like car news, car mechanical issues, and anything else that comes up in my blog posts.