5 Sword Poses to Use as a Reference for Drawing

October 9, 2021 - By August van de Ven

When you're looking for things to draw, dynamic poses are always a fun option to go with. They are some of the most challenging things to draw and it is an essential skill to practice if you want to get better at drawing people in general. Drawing dynamic poses helps you think about the way the human body moves and functions, which will make drawing or painting humans a whole lot easier.

To make a dynamic pose a bit more interesting, people often combine them with various props. Below, we've created a list of five poses that use a sword. If you want to create your own sword poses, go to the pose editor.

Sword Lunge

Sword High Blow

Sword Block

Sword Side Blow

Sword Diagonal Blow