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How to draw Marty | Madagascar

Marty, the vibrant zebra, plays a pivotal role as the deuteragonist in the renowned Madagascar franchise. Originating from the Central Park Zoo, this stripe-bearing adventurer, alongside his best buddy Alex, has captured the hearts of many. Born and bred within the confines of the zoo, Marty’s quest for the wild remains an iconic highlight of his character. Over the years, various renditions like Madagascar: A Little Wild have provided more depth into his younger days, showing us the diligent and organized foal with dreams of grandeur. In this guide, we will show you how to draw him in 13 easy steps.

Distinct Features: Sketching Marty’s Essence

  • Striped Stance: As a zebra, Marty boasts 30 black stripes and 29 white stripes. Remember, it’s always black with white stripes!
  • Adventurous Aura: Marty’s zest for life should reflect in his posture and expression. Those wide eyes and keen stance are a testament to his adventurous spirit.
  • Companions in Frame: While focusing on Marty, one can’t forget his friends – Alex, Melman, and Gloria. Drawing them together can capture their collective essence.

Understanding the Guide: Color-coded Pathways

Before diving headfirst into sketching Marty, it’s essential to understand the structure and color coding of our guide:

  • Red Color: Represents the current step you should concentrate on.
  • Black Color: Displays the lines you’ve previously drawn.
  • Grey Color: Indicates the basic sketch for proportions.

This guide, consisting of 13 comprehensive steps, begins with crafting a basic sketch, ensuring the proportions are on point. As you approach the final stage, you have the option of inking the sketch. When doing so, patience is pivotal. Wait for the ink to dry before erasing any pencil marks to avoid smudging.

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