How to Draw a Baby

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

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Complete Baby drawing
Complete Baby drawing

There's nothing cuter or more precious than an itty-bitty baby! You can learn how to draw a baby with the help of this easy, step-by-step cartoon character drawing guide.

Infants are evident in drawings and cartoons due to their unique proportions. Babies typically have large eyes and big heads in comparison to the size of their bodies.

Other indications are their simple clothes and frequent lack of hair.

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After babyhood, the next stage of development is the toddler or "little kid" phase. You can learn how to draw a little boy here.

Can you see some of the same traits, like the large head compared to the body? Can you see differences, such as more hair and longer arms and legs?

If you liked this drawing guide, try your hand at this family drawing. It includes a baby, a child, a mom, and a dad.

Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing a Baby

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

Baby step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 1

1. Begin the cartoon baby outline by drawing his eyes. First, draw two curved lines to form the tops of the cheeks. Above each line, enclose a partial oval with two successively smaller ovals inside.

Shade between them to form the pupils. Then, shade a curved shape above each eye to form the eyebrows, and extend three short lines from the top of each eye to indicate the eyelashes.

Easy Baby Drawing - Step 2

Baby step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 2

2. Use curved lines to sketch the ears, cheeks, chin, smiling mouth, and nose, and to contour inside the ears, nostrils, and corners of the mouth.

Easy Baby Drawing - Step 3

Baby step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 3

3. Use a long curved line to outline the top of the baby's round head. Then, draw two curved lines that meet at a point to form a curl of hair on the forehead.

Easy Baby Drawing - Step 4

Baby step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 4

4. Enclose a partial circle below the head - the neck of the garment - then use a series of curved lines to sketch the sleeve of the baby's clothes.

Don't forget to band the top of the sleeve with a curved line, indicating stitching.

Easy Baby Drawing - Step 5

Baby step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 5

5. Use a series of curved lines to enclose the crescent-shaped cuff of the sleeve as well as the baby's hand.

Easy Baby Drawing - Step 6

Baby step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 6

6. Use a series of curved lines to sketch the remaining sleeve. Notice how this arm is in a different position compared to the first.

Easy Baby Drawing - Step 7

Baby step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 7

7. Use curved lines to enclose the cuff and the baby's hand.

Add More Details to Your Baby Picture - Step 8

Baby step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 8

8. Use two overlapping curved lines to draw the baby's leg and foot. One line should double back upon itself to form the foot and meet the top of the leg.

Complete the Outline of Your Baby Drawing - Step 9

Baby step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 9

9. Use curved lines to draw the remaining leg and foot and to contour the fabric on the torso.

Color Your Baby Drawing

Baby step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 11

Your cartoon baby outline is now complete. You can choose the color of his or her hair and outfit. You can even draw colorful patterns on the baby's onesie if you want!

Easy, step by step Baby drawing tutorial
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