How to Draw Animals

In this section of the site, you will have the opportunity to learn how to draw animals made from basic elements and shapes. Several types of cartoon animals are included like farm animals, wild animals and insects. 

All cartoon characters are create from circles, rectangles or squares. I use plain colors to illustrate these animals to make sure they are easy to read and easy to recognize. 

Then, once basic shapes are added to serve as guidelines, you can sketch small curved and straight lines to form the illustrations. Most characters are done within four steps while others are created in six steps.

Don't forget to practice often if you want to improve your drawing abilities quickly and effectively. Working on several characters is also a good idea since they represent various challenges not found elsewhere. 

For example, a butterfly is mostly made from curved lines while a bulldog often contains several triangles. You can either draw these images using a pencil and a piece of paper or try to do like I did and create these animals using a vector application (which is harder, but can develop different abilities). Enjoy!

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How to Draw a Wolf
Mar 28, 17 11:32 AM

Why not learn how to draw a wolf made from basic elements and filled with plain colors in just six easy steps?

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How to Draw a Lion
Mar 22, 17 01:22 PM

Learn how to draw a lion that is completely adorable and entirely created from basic shapes and simple lines.

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How to Draw a Dragonfly
Mar 14, 17 01:15 PM

Let me show you how to draw a dragonfly using a few basic elements, simple plain colors and a cool template.

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How to Draw a Lizard
Mar 10, 17 02:24 PM

In this lesson, I will show you how to draw a lizard made from basic elements and filled with simple plain colors.

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How to Draw a Rabbit
Mar 06, 17 03:49 PM

Learning how to draw a rabbit can be done easily using this adorable tutorial that is fun and accessible to anyone.

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How to Draw a Koala
Mar 01, 17 11:21 AM

Quietly and effectively, learn how to draw a koala that is adorable and absolutely fun to work with! 

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How to Draw a Kangaroo
Feb 27, 17 02:01 PM

Please don't jump over this tutorial on how to draw a kangaroo! It's an adorable one that everybody should try! 

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