How to Draw a Minion

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

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

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Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing a Minion

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

Minion step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 1

1. Begin the minion outline by drawing his eyes. Draw two large circles. Draw a curved line through each, enclosing a crescent shape.

Halve the remaining ovals with another curved line, creating the eyelids. Next, enclose two successively smaller half-circles inside each eye.

Draw a small circle inside each of them, and shade around it to form the pupils.

Easy Minion Drawing - Step 2

Minion step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 2

2. Use curved lines to outline the goggles, creating a peanut shape around the eyes. Use curved lines to enclose crescent shapes on the outside of the goggles, giving them a three-dimensional appearance.

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Easy Minion Drawing - Step 3

Minion step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 3

3. Draw two small rectangles on one side of the goggles, forming the strap. Then use a long curved line to enclose the round top of the head.

Easy Minion Drawing - Step 4

Minion step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 4

4. Extend two long, curved, parallel lines below the goggles to outline both sides of Kevin's head. Use a wide curved line for the smiling mouth.

Easy Minion Drawing - Step 5

Minion step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 5

5. Draw a curved rectangle on each side of the face. These are the overall straps. Shade a small oval-shaped button at the bottom of each.

Then, use three curved lines to outline the square bib of the overall.

Easy Minion Drawing - Step 6

Minion step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 6

6. Use curved lines to draw the minion's sides and the sides and bottom of the overalls.

Easy Minion Drawing - Step 7

Minion step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 7

7. Use pairs of curved lines to draw Kevin's arm, bent at the elbow. Then, use overlapping curved lines to sketch his gloved fist.

Add More Details to Your Minion Picture - Step 8

Minion step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 8

8. Draw the remaining arm and gloved hand using a series of overlapping curved lines. On the front of the overalls, enclose the half-oval-shaped pocket.

Draw a circle inside it with the geometric letter "G" in the middle. Shade around the "G," which stands for Gru.

Complete the Outline of Your Minion Drawing - Step 9

Minion step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 9

9. Use curved lines to enclose the round shapes of the legs, shoes, and soles.

Color Your Minion Drawing

Minion step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 11

Your Kevin the minion outline is now complete. Color your character. Minions have bright yellow skin. They wear blue denim overalls, black gloves, and black shoes.

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Learn More About The Minion Drawing

Every villain needs a minion - or a whole laboratory full of them. You can create your own minion drawing from Despicable Me. This easy, step-by-step cartoon character drawing tutorial will show you how.

Minions are fictional yellow creatures who assist the villain-turned-hero Gru. They have cylinder-shaped bodies and wear goggles and overalls. Some have two eyes and some have only one.

Scroll down for a downloadable PDF of this tutorial.

Kevin is the minion pictured in this drawing. He is taller than most of his fellow minions.

Whether you're planning a heist of the moon or getting ready for a school recital, you can get the whole group together. Learn how to draw Gru and give Kevin a friend with this Bob the minion drawing.

For more easy and fun guides, see the How to Draw My Melody from Sanrio or Kuromi from Sanrio Drawing tutorials.

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