How to Draw a Goat Face

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

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Complete Goat Face drawing
Complete Goat Face drawing

Domestic goats have lived with people for thousands of years, providing us with meat, milk, and wool. You can learn how to draw a goat face with the help of this easy, step-by-step animal drawing tutorial.

When you think of goats, you probably think of the farm. But the domestic goat is the descendant of a wild ancestor from Asia. And there are still many species of wild goats today, including the markhor and the ibex.

Today, many goats are kept to make specialty cheeses. But if you are into high fashion, you might need to thank a goat for some of your wardrobe items.

Scroll down for a downloadable PDF of this tutorial.

Cashmere and angora sweaters, scarves, and hats are made from the fleece of goats.

Some people even keep goats as pets. If you'd like to have your own backyard goat, why not draw one? If you enjoyed this goat face outline, try your hand at this cute cartoon goat.

If you liked this drawing tutorial, see also the following guides: Rooster drawing, Lamb drawing, and Cartoon Cow drawing.

Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing a Goat Face

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

Goat Face step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 1

1. Begin the goat face outline by drawing its eyes. First, use two curved lines to trace the double-pointed shape of each eye. Then, draw a curved line across the inner corner. Next, shade two overlapping ovals within each eye.

This forms the horizontal slit characteristic of goat eyes. These strangely shaped pupils allow goats to have a wide range of vision to look out for predators while limiting blinding light from the sun overhead.

Easy Goat Face Drawing - Step 2

Goat Face step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 2

2. Draw a short line near the inner corner of each eye, outlining the sides of the goat's nose. Use two curved lines to trace the top and bottom of the nose itself. Shade two thick curved lines to indicate the nostrils.

Easy Goat Face Drawing - Step 3

Goat Face step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 3

3. Draw a short jagged line on each side of the nose, giving it a furry appearance. Then, draw a rounded "W" shaped line below the nose to outline the goat's upper lips. Below this, draw another curved line to indicate the chin.

Easy Goat Face Drawing - Step 4

Goat Face step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 4

4. Next, outline the head. Use curved lines to connect the eyes and chin of the goat head. Draw a curved line above each eye to form the brow. Then, extend a long curved line and double it back upon itself to form the ear.

Easy Goat Face Drawing - Step 5

Goat Face step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 5

5. Draw the remaining ear, again using a long curved line and doubling it back upon itself. Detail each ear with a long curved line and several shorter lines.

Easy Goat Face Drawing - Step 6

Goat Face step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 36

6. Enclose the top of the head using a series of overlapping curved lines. This gives the goat head a furry appearance.

Easy Goat Face Drawing - Step 7

Goat Face step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 7

7. Draw the curled horns on top of the head. Extend two pairs of curved lines, and allow each pair to meet at a point. Texture the horns with short horizontal lines.

Did you know? Some sheep - relatives of the goat - also have horns like this. And the bighorn sheep of North America is actually a type of mountain goat!

Add More Details to Your Goat Face Picture - Step 8

Goat Face step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 8

8. Draw the goat's beard. Use a series of short curved lines that meet at jagged points.

Complete the Outline of Your Goat Face Drawing - Step 9

Goat Face step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 9

9. Complete your goat face outline by detailing the forehead and beard with short lines indicating the texture of fur.

Color Your Goat Face Drawing

Goat Face step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 11

Color your cartoon goat head. We've made ours a creamy white, but goats come in many colors, including brown, gray, and black. Some are spotted, streaked, or otherwise marked with multiple colors.

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