Ever wanted to draw Star Wars characters and vehicles just like the professional comic book artists? In this step-by-step series, Star Wars artists and illustrators show you how to draw some of the most beloved characters in the saga.
The BD-3000 luxury droid, nicknamed Bettybot, is primarily programmed for business tasks and can translate over 1.5 million forms of communication. The standard BD-3000 can also handle over 25 functions including a repulsorlift pilot, cook, tailor, and nanny.
Star Wars illustrator Jessica Hickman explains with these easy-to-follow steps how to draw the BD-3000 luxury droid from Revenge of the Sith.
Steps 1-4 are drawn lightly with a pencil. No pen, no dark lines. Finished lines and details will come at the end.
First, get the basic shape of Bettybot (BD-3000) down. Sketch the circle for the head, an hourglass shape figure for her torso, circles where her shoulder joints will be, and rough lines where her arms will be.
Draw a little more detail for her face and joints. Make sure to keep the lines rough and loose, until you are sure how you want her to look. There are also some pencil lines here for her hair.
Now add more detail! Erase the parts you don’t want, and keep what you like. Give her joints more detail, and add her eyes, nose, and mouth. Don’t forget her hand!
Now for coloring and inking! She is made of metal, so you might want to look at metal appliances or toys in your own home and study the light and dark shapes that make it look shiny. Put down some light gray colors for her face and arms. Use a darker color on top to give her metal work some depth. Also, use those darker colors for her torso and hair. Then lightly color over the darker marks in her torso with red. The colors will blend nicely, and if you want a darker red in certain spots, go over them again. Bettybot also has shiny blue eyes too.
Use a black pen to go around her body and face. It can be hard to get a nice, smooth line. Practice makes perfect. Then add some white to different parts of her body to really make her metal shine! Now you’re done! Don’t forget to sign your drawing before you show it to family and friends.