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How to draw a soccer ball - step-by-step guide

7:37 PM IST 31/08/22
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GOAL's guide to drawing a soccer ball, with step-by-step instructions!

Soccer, also known as football, is one of the most popular sports on the planet. It is also one of the most illustrated and captured games, as artists use the beautiful game to visualise their stories.

Knowing how to draw a 2D soccer ball can be a brilliant skill when it comes to impressing your friends and colleagues, or even just honing your drawing abilities. Here, GOAL brings you a guide on how to draw a soccer ball for beginners.

What you need to draw a soccer ball

  • Paper
  • Pencil / coloring pencil / pen / sharpie
  • Pencil sharpener (if using pencils)

Step 1: Draw or trace a circle

Step 2: Draw a hexagon in the center

Step 3: Add parallel lines to each side

Step 4: Connect the parallel lines to the circle

Step 5: Draw a line to fill the space between the other hexagons

Step 6: Connect the corners of the new hexagons to that line

Step 7: Colour in the hexagons in an alternating pattern

Step 8: Admire your soccer ball!

Check out the full instructional video from Art For Kids Hub on YouTube!

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