Dr. Martens

news|25th May 2020
Dr. Martens

Have you ever looked at an insanely intricate illustration on a pair of Dr. Martens and thought: how the hell did someone draw that?
We have. So, we’ve rounded up some helpful tips to get you started.


  1. Draw out designs in a sketchbook. Go wild.

  1. Transfer your favourite bits onto tracing paper

  1. Experiment placing your drawings on different parts of the boots. We recommend using the 1460 Smooth boots for best results (https://www.drmartens.com.au/1460-8-eye-boot-smooth-11822006-bsm.html#93=3619).

  1. Once you’re happy with the placement, draw around the outlines with Posca pens.
  1. Fill in the details


Show us how you get creative with your Docs using #DIYDOCS and tagging @drmartensausnz on Instagram.

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