You Can Draw A Nearly Perfect Circle Freehand

You don't need to trace a soup can in order to draw a perfect circle. All you really need—even if you're drawing freehand—is a pencil and a piece of paper. The trick to it involves spinning the paper and keeping your hand as steady as possible. Watch how it's done in the video below.

How to Draw a Perfect Circle Freehand

It even works for differently sized circles!

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Key Facts In This Video

  1. Learn how to draw a large freehand circle: 00:10

  2. To draw a medium-sized circle, pivot your paper on one of your knuckles. 00:31

  3. To avoid making darker and lighter patches on your freehand circle, draw it with a pencil or a ballpoint pen. 00:47

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Written by Curiosity Staff November 8, 2016