How to Draw a Cartoon Football

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

By following the simple steps, you too can easily draw a perfect Cartoon Football.

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Complete Cartoon Football drawing
Complete Cartoon Football drawing

Hut, hut, hike! You can learn how to draw a cartoon football with the help of this easy, step-by-step cartoon drawing tutorial.

Footballs are shaped like pointed ovals. They have stripes across each end and small rectangles making up the stitching.

This means they are very easy to draw. Just add the blue highlighted lines to your drawing when you see them in each step.

Scroll down for a downloadable PDF of this tutorial.

How can you use your football drawing? You could make decorations for your school football team or a  Super Bowl party. In addition to football, you can learn how to draw a football helmet and how to draw a football player. Color them to match your favorite team!

What color should you make your football? The earliest footballs were made out of leather - they were naturally brown. Most footballs today, though made from other materials, are brown in the same tradition, but they can be almost any color you can dream up.

Get your head in the game! It's time to score big in your sketchbook's endzone.

For more easy and fun guides, see the How to Draw a Cartoon Skateboard or Ravens Logo Drawing tutorials.

Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing a Cartoon Football

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

Cartoon Football step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 1

1. Begin the cartoon football outline by drawing two straight, parallel lines and connecting them at each end. This begins the stitching on the surface of the football.

Easy Cartoon Football Drawing - Step 2

Cartoon Football step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 2

2. Begin drawing curved shapes across the parallel lines, erasing as necessary. These are the individual stitches.

Easy Cartoon Football Drawing - Step 3

Cartoon Football step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 3

3. Continue drawing stitches, erasing as necessary. Each stitch should be a curved, rectangular shape.

Easy Cartoon Football Drawing - Step 4

Cartoon Football step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 4

4. Continue drawing additional stitches until you’ve reached the end of the parallel lines.

Easy Cartoon Football Drawing - Step 5

Cartoon Football step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 5

5. Draw a gently curved line from each end of the stitching to the end of the ball. This continues the seam of the football.

Easy Cartoon Football Drawing - Step 6

Cartoon Football step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 6

6. Connect the two lines, enclosing a partial circle shape. This is the outline of the football.

Easy Cartoon Football Drawing - Step 7

Cartoon Football step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 7

7. Connect the lines on the opposite side, again enclosing a partial circle shape. You have now fully outlined the football. It should be a pointed oval shape.

Add More Details to Your Cartoon Football Picture - Step 8

Cartoon Football step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 8

8. Draw a pair of curved lines across the pointed end of the football to form a stripe.

Complete the Outline of Your Cartoon Football Drawing - Step 9

9. Draw a pair of curved lines across the opposite end of the football, enclosing the remaining stripe.

Color Your Cartoon Football Drawing

Cartoon Football step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 11

Your cartoon football outline is now complete. Color your football. Most footballs are brown with white stripes and stitching, but they can also be team colors or neon colors. What colors represent your favorite American football team?

For more great easy things drawing tutorials, see the collection of How to Draw Easy Things for Beginners.

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