Culture & Lifestyle
Published May 13, 2019

How to Draw the Old School-Style Rocket from 'Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission Breakout!'

Rocket gets turned into a vintage cartoon character -- and now you can draw him with this step-by-step guide!

If you watched the latest episodes of "Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission Breakout!" this past weekend, you might have noticed that Rocket was looking a little... different. While he's not the only Guardians to take on a different appearance during the "Black Vortex" storyline that aired last weekend and this past weekend, Rocket went more old school than most! Eric Radomski, who serves as Senior Vice President and Creative Director of Animation as well as executive producer of “Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission Breakout!", showed Lorraine Cink how to draw the "Tex Avery"-style version of Rocket from "Black Vortex" -- and now you can if you watch the video above and follow these steps!

1. Start with a circle.

Rocket Head
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2. Next, draw the center line from the neck down.

Rocket center line
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3. Add some shape to the body.

Rocket body
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4. Give Rocket some thighs to start building his legs.

Rocket thighs
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5. Draw both of his arms.

Rocket arm
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Rocket arm
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6. Next, give him some noodly legs.

Rocket legs
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7. Now that he's got legs to stand on, add his feet.

Rocket feet
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8. Go back up and add his hands.

Rocket hands
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9. Give Rocket's costume some detail.

Rocket costume
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10. Rocket may not really be a raccoon, but he'd never be Rocket without his tail!

Rocket tail
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11. Follow these steps for his face -- start with the eye line.

Rocket eye line
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12. Give him a muzzle.

Rocket muzzle
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13. Give him a smirk and some teeth.

Rocket mouth
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14. Add his raccoon-like mask and eyes.

Rocket mask
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15. Color in the mask and draw his ears.

Rocket ears and mask
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16. Add more details to his costume...

Rocket costume details
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... and he's finished! Now you can send Rocket on any adventure!

Tune in to “Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission Breakout!” every Sunday at 9:30 pm ET/PT on Disney XD and DisneyNOW! Stay tuned to Marvel.com for all the latest news and updates on your favorite Marvel animated series.

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