How to Draw a Mummy Easy for Halloween

If you are looking for an ancient iconic character for your next Halloween project, the mummy is a perfect choice. This character is wrapped with both mystery and history. That’s why it can be your next subject for Halloween drawing.

I have made this mummy drawing tutorial for the artists like you who loves to explore new things. This easy and step by step process of mummy drawing will definitely help you to learn how to draw a mummy.

So, grab your drawing supplies and drag mummy from Egypt to directly inside your sketchbook! 

Drawing Materials You will Need

  • 4B or 6B Pencil
  • 300 GSM Paper
  • High Quality Eraser
  • Black Marker Outliner
  • Watercolor Markers

How to Draw a Mummy Step by Step

Step 1: Draw a Small Circle

Draw a Small Circle for Mummy

For all other drawings, most of the time I begin the tutorial by drawing the body. But here I am starting with its eyes due to the convenience of the artists.

The way I have created each step will help you to draw the mummy easily than other mummy drawing tutorials out there.

However, start the drawing with a medium size circle on the left upper side of the paper. For drawing a mummy, you have to start with its eyes. So, this circle will be a part of mummy eyes. 

Step 2: Draw Another Circle

Draw Another Circle for Mummy

In this step, you have to draw another big size circle. Make sure that the circle doesn’t get that big. It should be little bigger than the previous one.

Follow the reference and draw the circle accordingly. You also need to draw the circle close to the small one as it will be the eyes of mummy.

Step 3: Create the Body Part

Create the Body Part of Mummy

Now, you have to create the body part. For drawing the body, draw a big U shape curve just under the eye circles.

Start drawing the U curve under the small circle and end it under the bigger circle. If you follow the reference carefully, you will be able to draw it easily. 

Step 4: Draw the Pupil of Eyes

Draw the Pupil of Mummy Eyes

The circle you created for the mummy eyes, now it’s time to complete the eyes. For this, you just need to draw the pupil of the eyes.

So, draw two other circles (one inside each circle) inside the eye section. These circles will be the pupil of mummy’s eyes. 

Step 5: Add Details to the Body

Add Details to the Mummy Body

Finally, it’s time to wrap your mummy. For this, draw the bandages shape on all over its body. You just need to draw some slanted straight lines inside the body part and bandage shapes will be created automatically. It will genuinely look like the mummy is wrapped with bandages. 

Coloring the Mummy Drawing

Coloring the Mummy Drawing

I have added some color into the drawing rather than keeping it all white like the real mummies. So, I have used light yellow for the body, light pink for the eyes and black for the pupil.

I have used watercolor markers for coloring this beautiful mummy from Egypt! You can use different shades and coloring tools also. But don’t forget to outline the whole drawing. 

Some Easy Mummy Drawing Ideas

Drawing a mummy with eyes only are really funny. So, you can try this one!

Easy Mummy Drawing Ideas

If you are looking for a mummy with full human body, then you can go for this one. Even I have embedded a video tutorial here. By following the video, you will be able to draw the full view cute mummy easily. 

Wrap Up

Hopefully, you will be able to draw this mummy for your Halloween-themed projects. It’s really easy to draw that you have already learned. So, keep practicing more and more to flourish your artist skills! 

Maria Tanish

Hello World! Tanish here, a student of Fine Arts. Drawing was my passion from an early age but I also love to do some DIY projects to spend my leisure. Even I work as a writer, to share my knowledge about the ins and outs of drawing and the art industry itself. As an artist, I always wanna share my experiences with you all.

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