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Vegeta is a Saiyan, part of a humanoid warrior race from the destroyed planet Vegeta. Only a few Saiyans exist - primarily Vegeta, Goku, and their offspring. Vegeta is a prince - the son of his birth world's king - and as such he is vain and proud. He first visited Earth in search of the legendary dragon balls, which he hoped to use to wish for immortality.
Vegeta often wears the armor of his homeworld. After his first fight Goku, Vegeta is obsessed with becoming more strong and powerful than his rival. He is revealed to be a tsundere, a character who is at first cold but displays a warmer personality over time.
Eventually, Vegeta must team up with Goku in order to defeat extremely powerful opponents, such as Cell. He also integrates into the human world, even marrying Bulma and fathering a son named Trunks.
Vegeta first appeared in the Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in 1988. He later appeared in the animated series Dragon Ball, Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball GT, a One Piece crossover episode, multiple video games, and many mangas.
Would you like to draw Vegeta from Dragon Ball? This easy, step-by-step anime character drawing guide is here to help. All you will need is a pen, pencil, or marker and a sheet of paper. You may also wish to color your finished drawing.
1. Begin by drawing Vegeta's head. Sketch the heart shape of the face. Use "C" shaped lines to enclose the ears on each side. Detail the inner ears with short lines. Then, begin sketching the pointed Super Saiyan hair. Use pairs of curved lines that meet in jagged points. Draw one layer of locks just above the forehead, and a second layer above the first. The central lock should be larger than the others. Detail it with curved vertical lines.
2. Extend a curved line from each side of the face, forming the neck. Then, use a series of connected, curved lines to outline the circular shape of the neck of the garment.
3. Draw curved lines extending outward from the neck of the garment, forming the shoulders. Then, extend curved lines downward, forming the sleeves.
4. Use curved lines to create the near-parallelogram shape of Vegeta's gauntlet. Detail the gauntlet with curved lines. Use a series of curved lines to draw the arm between the sleeve and the gauntlet. Detail the muscles with short lines. Enclose the hand of the other arm using a curved line.
5. Use curved lines to enclose the triangular shape of the remaining gauntlet. Then, use curved lines to outline the arm and detail the muscles.
6. Extend curved lines from beneath the arms, outlining the "V" shaped torso.
7. Detail Vegeta's neck with a pair of lines. Then, draw Vegeta's knitted brows. Use curved lines to enclose the rectangular brows, allowing the short lines to extend past the long one on each end.
8. Use a curved line to enclose an eye beneath each brow. Use another to form the nose.
9. Shade a small circle in each eye to indicate the pupil. Then, detail the wrinkled forehead, mouth, and chin using short lines.
Color Vegeta. Though his hair is ordinarily black, it becomes a pulsing yellow when he becomes a Super Saiyan.
According to the Encyclopaedia Britannica , the cross is "the principal symbol of the Christian religion." Millions of people wear a cross on a necklace or employ the cross in body art or to decorate their homes, vehicles, or clothing.
The cross as a symbol has a long history spanning numerous non-Christian religions. Simple X or + marks are found in prehistoric cave drawings. In ancient Egypt, the cross-like ankh or crux ansata - translated "cross with a handle - was often depicted in the hand of the pharaoh or of various deities. It was used both as a fertility symbol and to represent life. W. E. Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words also notes that the cross or t was used as a symbol for the Chaldean god Tammuz.
For 300 years after the founding of Christianity, there is no historical evidence of the use of this symbol in worship. It came into popularity when promoted by Roman Emperor Constantine, between 306 and 337 A.D. Throughout the Middle Ages in Europe, the cross was used as a religious symbol. The design, for example, adorned the shields of knights and crusaders. The cross also appears in much of the religious artwork from the sixth century onward, appearing in paintings, on the cover and pages of religious texts, and in architecture, especially of churches.
Would you like to draw your own cross? The stylized cross in this easy, step-by-step drawing tutorial features a rose wound about it.
All you will need is a pencil, a piece of paper, and an eraser. Note that in each step, new lines are highlighted in blue, while lines drawn in previous steps are shown in black. At times, you will need to erase lines in order to complete the step. You may also wish to use colored pencils, crayons, markers, or paints to shade your finished drawing.
"The eyes are the window to the soul." So states an antiquated maxim. To scientists, however, the eyes are very interesting. For example, researchers are currently developing technology that could use patterns in the iris of the eye to identify people, much as the fingerprint is used currently. Movies and television have long depicted such technology, but it may soon become a reality. In fact, some airports are already testing this 'eye ID' technology.
To artists, the eyes hold another interest. The eyes are surrounded by many, many small muscles, and the movement of these muscles is an indicator of emotion on the human face. Our eyes, for instance, can show whether we are happy, sad, angry, frightened, excited, or bored.
The eyes, then, are an important means of expressing these emotions in the visual arts, yet many artists find the eyes to be one of the more difficult portions of the human face to capture accurately. What is more, it is almost paradoxical that the eyes are one member largely responsible for our ability to draw the eyes of another.
Almost every drawing or painting of humans or animals includes eyes, whether open or closed. As such, many styles have developed. The simplest eyes involve nothing more than a solidly shaded dot. Other simple eyes consists of a circle with a shaded dot inside it. The Japanese manga and anime art styles often lend straight lines and squared corners to the shape of the eye.
Would you like to draw a pair of eyes? Perhaps you are working on a portrait of a friend or family member. Now, the complicated task of drawing realistic human eyes is easy with the help of this simple, step-by-step drawing guide.
All you will need is a pencil, a piece of paper, and an eraser. You may also want to use crayons, colored pencils, markers, or paints to shade your finished drawing. Notice that each step of this drawing guide includes an illustration as well as explanatory text. New lines added in each picture are highlighted in blue.
The type of bone typically rendered in cartoons - and in this drawing guide - is known as a long bone. Long bones are hard and dense. They give the body strength and structure and are used to help you move around. Long bones can be found in the arms, legs, wrist, ankle, and fingers. The thigh bone, or femur, is a long bone.
Long bones and filled with both yellow and red bone marrow. Red marrow produces blood cells and yellow marrow is used to store fats.
Why do we feed bones to dogs? Bones contain minerals and nutrients. They also satisfy a dog's desire to chew, which in turn helps clean their teeth. Additionally, the dog food that we feed our pets today was not invented until 1860. For thousands of years, family dogs were simply fed table scraps. This often included bones and undesirable portions of meat.
Would you like to give a dog a bone? This easy, step-by-step dog bone drawing guide is here to help you draw one. All you will need is a sheet of paper and a pen, pencil, or marker. You can use this same bone drawing guide to depict a skeleton, a dinosaur dig, or the flag on a pirate ship.