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How to Draw a Bear Face

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"Where I come from, there are lots of bears like me." - Erin Hunter, Seekers

Bears are found throughout Europe, Asia, and the Americas. There are eight species - the brown bear, the polar bear, the American black bear, the Asian black bear, the sun bear, The sloth bear, the spectacled bear, and the giant panda.

You can learn how to draw a bear face with the help of this easy cartoon drawing guide.

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Bears vary greatly in size and habits. The smallest weighs around 100 pounds - about the size of a large dog. The biggest bear, the Kodiak, is a type of brown bear that can weigh 1,500 pounds!

Most bears are carnivores or omnivores, meaning they eat meat or a combination of meat and plants.

The panda, however, has a diet exclusively of the large bamboo grasses.

Look out! The bear in this drawing tutorial is angry and growling! Did you meet him in the wild, or is he safe within a zoo enclosure? The choice is yours as you set the scene.

If you liked this tutorial, see also the following drawing guides: Grizzly Bear, Baby Bear, and Polar Bear Cub.

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Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing a Bear Face

Bear Face drawing - step 1
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1. Begin by outlining the grizzly bear's angry eyes. Use a series of curved lines to craft the furrowed brows. Use a curved line to enclose a half circle beneath one of the brows. Shade a small circle within it to indicate the pupil.

Bear Face drawing - step 2
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2. Use a curved line to outline a partial circle below the remaining brow, and shade a small circle within it. Then, draw the bear's snout and nose. Use a curved line for the top of the nose, and enclose the irregular shape at its tip. Draw curved lines in a spiral shape to indicate the nostrils.

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Bear Face drawing - step 3
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3. Use curved lines to outline the vaguely triangular shape of the bear's upper jaw. Then, draw a curved line at the lower tip of the more and several across the top of the snout. Use a series of curved lines to give each cheek a furry appearance.

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4. Use a series of "U" shaped lines to enclose the teeth. Notice that the teeth on each end are larger; they are the canine teeth or fangs. Then, use a large "U" shaped line to outline the open mouth.

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5. Draw the teeth of the lower jaw, erasing as necessary. Use curved lines to enclose the irregular shapes. Then, draw a curved line parallel to the inner portion of the mouth.

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6. Use a "U" shaped line to outline the tongue. Then, use a series of curved lines that meet at jagged points to draw the fur at the side of the mouth.

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7. Use a series of long and short curved lines that meet at rounded points to outline the side of the face, the top of the head, and the ears. Notice how the points lend the appearance of fur.

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8. Use a series of curved lines that meet at jagged points to outline the furry side of the face and shoulders.

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9. Detail the ears, forehead, bottom of the head, and chest with curved lines.

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Color your angry cartoon bear. Bears come in many different colors, depending on the species. Grizzly bears are brown. Polar bears are white. Others are black, blonde, reddish, or even splotched with a combination of these colors.

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