How to Draw SpongeBob SquarePants and SpongeBob Coloring Page
Stephen Hillenburg, a former marine science teacher who graduated from Humboldt State University in 1984 with a degree in natural resource planning and also pursued a career in animation and graduated with an experimental animation degree, created “SpongeBob SquarePants.”
How to Get Started
Simply fold the paper in half both ways, make a crease, and unfold. Drawing skills are all about seeing where to place one’s lines, so having some visual reference point to get started will always help anyone learn how to be a little more accurate.
Preview of the Step by Step SpongeBob Tutorial
Use the red button below to easily download this drawing as a coloring page; simply click to open it as a PDF and save it to your desktop; use it for younger students who want to join in the coloring fun, or as a full-size visual aid.
Materials for How to Draw SpongeBob
Prang Crayons are softer than other crayons, so they sometimes look like oil pastels, and Crayola has some of my favorite golden orange and yellow colors that are a bit richer and warmer.
Directions for How to Draw SpongeBob Step by Step
Start the sponge drawing with a rectangle. Extend the bottom for the shape of the pants. Add the teeth, nose, and round texture shapes. Erase the straight lines and add the legs and shoes.
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How do you start drawing cartoon characters?
How to Draw a Cartoon Character That Isn’t Scary
- Start with the head, which should be a medium-sized oval with small ears on each side.
- Draw the face.
- Sketch the body.
- Add the arms.
- Place the legs.
- Add shoes.
- Add some accessories.
How do you draw characters?
Consider the following tips, exercises, and techniques as you learn how to draw a polished character.
- Use references.
- Be loose.
- Use simple shapes.
- Apply S-curves and C-curves.
- Don’t be afraid to exaggerate.
- Check anatomy with a skeleton sketch.
- Pay attention to the eyes.