How to Draw a Baby Deer

Learn how to draw a great looking Baby Deer with easy, step-by-step drawing instructions, and video tutorial.

By following the simple steps, you too can easily draw a perfect Baby Deer.

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Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing a Baby Deer

How to Draw a Great Looking Baby Deer for Kids and Beginners - Step 1

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1. Begin by drawing a circle. This will form the deer's head.

Easy Baby Deer Drawing - Step 2

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2. Use a curved line to enclose a rounded, irregular shape on one side of the circle. This will form the deer's nose, or snout. Then, use a second curved line to enclose the lower portion of the mouth.

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Easy Baby Deer Drawing - Step 3

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3. Erase the guide lines from the snout. Use a curved line to enclose the irregular shape of the nose. Draw a small oval at the top of the nose to indicate a shine. Then, use a long, curved line to outline each ear on top of the head.

Easy Baby Deer Drawing - Step 4

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4. Erase guide lines from the ears.

Easy Baby Deer Drawing - Step 5

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5. Detail the face. For each eye, draw a large circle. At the bottom of the circle, draw a rounded, "W" shaped line, and at the top, an oval. Shade between these to indicate the pupil. Use a pair of curved lines, meeting in a point, to form the corner of the eye, giving it a teardrop shape. Then, use a curved line to contour the brow bone above each eye, erasing guide lines as necessary. Enclose a curved shape, pointed at each end, above the eye to indicate the eyebrow. Finally, enclose a rounded shape in each ear, following the contours of the outer ear.

Easy Baby Deer Drawing - Step 6

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6. Draw the deer's body using a series of curved lines. Use a pair of lines for the neck, and beneath it sketch the roughly peanut-shaped body.

Easy Baby Deer Drawing - Step 7

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7. Draw the legs, erasing guide lines as necessary. Use a series of curved lines to sketch each leg. Note the bulges at the knee and ankle, and the bend of the far leg. For the hooves, enclose an irregular shape, cleft or indented at the front.

Add More Details to Your Baby Deer Picture - Step 8

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8. Draw the rear legs, erasing guide lines as necessary. Again, use pairs of curved lines, bulging at the joints. Enclose the irregularly shaped hooves, complete with the "V" shaped cleft.

Complete the Outline of Your Baby Deer Drawing - Step 9

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9. Use a series of "U" shaped lines to sketch the deer's tail. Draw a curved line down the neck and side to indicate the color of the underbelly. Finally, draw ovals of different sizes across the deer's back to indicate the spots.

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Color your deer. Most deer come in shades of brown. Some have white or black markings.

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Learn More About The Baby Deer Drawing

Deer are found throughout the world. Forty-three species are native to every continent except for Australia and Antarctica.

Did you know? Different titles are given to each member of a "family" of deer. The baby is known as a fawn, the mother a doe, and the father a stag or buck. A group of deer is called a herd.

Spots, such as those of the deer in this tutorial, are often seen as a mark of youth - a coat pattern of fawns or baby deer. There are many species, though, that carry this coloration throughout life.

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Deer have long been featured in art, including that of landscape painters such as Thomas Kincade. Some of the earliest human art - cave paintings - pictured deer. Today, they are often characters in animated films.

The most famous fawn is no doubt Bambi, of the 1942 Disney film by the same name. Others include Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer, Bullwinkle, and Sven from Frozen.

Would you like to draw an adorable baby deer? Now you can, thanks to this easy, step-by-step animal drawing tutorial.

You will need only a pencil, an eraser, and a sheet of paper. You may also wish to have brown crayons or colored pencils handy to shade your finished drawing.

If you liked this drawing tutorial, see also the following guides: Cartoon Reindeer drawing, Arctic Fox drawing, and Husky drawing.

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