September 02, 2020 3 min read

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Hi everybody, welcome to a new NIL-Tech drawing tutorial: "Labor Day". Labor Day gets on the very first Monday of September each year. It was originally arranged to celebrate numerous labor unions' strengths and contributions to the United States' economy.


Some interesting facts about Labor Day:

1. Is Labor Day a Public Holiday? Labor Day is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general populace, and schools and a lot of companies are closed.

2. Celebrate Labor Day. Labor Day is a day of rest or the last chance for many people to trip before the summer ends. For students, it is the last chance to party before college begins again. In some neighborhoods, people arrange fireworks, barbecues, and public arts or sports activities. The American football season starts on or around Labor Day as well as numerous teams play their first game of the period throughout Labor Day weekend break.

3. Public Life. Labor Day is a federal vacation. All Government offices, companies, as well as lots of businesses, are shut. Some public celebrations, such as fireworks displays, picnics, and barbecues, are organized, but they are usually low key events. As it is the last chance for many people to take summer journeys, there may be some congestions on highways and at airports. Public transit systems do not typically operate on their usual schedules.

4. About Labor Day. The first Labor Day was held in 1882. Its origins come from the desire of the Central Labor Union to create a holiday for employees. It came to be a government vacation in 1894. At first, this day would be filled with a street parade to enable the public to appreciate the trade and labor organizations. After the parade, a festival was to be held to amuse regional workers and their family members. In later years, prominent males and females held speeches. Currently, this is less usual. However, it is sometimes seen in political election years. One of the reasons for picking to celebrate this on the first Monday in September, and not on May 1, which is common in the rest of the globe, was to include a vacation in the long gap between Self-reliance Day as Thanksgiving.


In this tutorial, we used the following supplies:

  • B pencil
  • 5B pencil
  • colored pencils
    • gray
    • brown (light and dark)
    • beige
    • green
    • yellow
    • nude
    • orange
    • pink
    • blue
    • carrot
    • purple
    • burgundy
    • marsh
  • White Vinyl Eraser
  • Kneaded Eraser
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Let's make a Labor Day drawing step by step!


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Step 1. With circles, outline the heads. Make skeletons of figures by outlining the torso, arms, and leg with lines (pencil B).


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Step 2. Start drawing the heads. Since the side figures are in a half-turn, all face parts should be drawn slightly in perspective (pencil B).


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Step 3. Start drawing the torso from the central figure, since it is in the foreground and slightly overlaps the other 2(pencil B). Draw the two remaining torsi.


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Step 4. Draw the legs, palms, and some missing details (pencil B).


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Step 5. Erase all excess construction lines. Brighten the contour with a softer pencil (pencil 5B).


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Step 6. The first stage in coloring is to add a general tone to all elements (gray, dark brown, beige, green, yellow, nude, orange, brown, blue, and pink colored pencils).


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Step 7. Next, brighten the colors. Make shadows and add volume to the shapes with darker colors (gray, dark brown, beige, green, yellow, nude, orange, brown, pink, blue, carrot, purple, burgundy, marsh colored pencils).


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Step 8. Add shadows to the skin (pink, nude-colored pencil). Write "Labor Day" on top (red-colored pencil).


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