How to Draw a Mole

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

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

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Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing a Mole

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

Mole step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 1

1. Begin the mole outline by drawing its face. Enclose an irregular rounded shape for the nose, and extend curved lines to trace the snout.

Draw a short curved line at the corner of the mouth, and shade two small ovals for the eyes.

Easy Mole Drawing - Step 2

Mole step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 2

2. Outline the head, shoulder, and cheek using a series of long and short curved lines that overlap and meet at jagged points. The jaggedness is a furry texture. Draw the nostrils using short curved lines.

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Easy Mole Drawing - Step 3

Mole step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 3

3. Use jagged, furry lines to draw the mole’s chest and forelimb. Draw a teardrop shape at the end of the toe. This is the mole’s claw, which it uses for digging.

Easy Mole Drawing - Step 4

Mole step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 4

4. Use overlapping curved lines to draw the rest of the mole’s toes. Enclose a teardrop-shaped claw at the end of each one.

Easy Mole Drawing - Step 5

Mole step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 5

5. Draw another paw. Use teardrop shapes for the large digging claws, and overlapping curved lines to form the toes.

Easy Mole Drawing - Step 6

Mole step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 6

6. Finish the forepaw, drawing one more claw. Then use a long line for the animal’s back and a series of short lines that meet at jagged points for the furry hip.

Easy Mole Drawing - Step 7

Mole step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 7

7. Draw the mole’s rear foot. Use teardrop shapes for the claws, and overlapping curved lines for the toes and side of the foot. Notice that the claws are smaller on the rear foot.

Add More Details to Your Mole Picture - Step 8

8. Enclose the tail using a series of curved lines, some of which meet at jagged points. Draw a similarly jagged line across the animal’s nose.

Complete the Outline of Your Mole Drawing - Step 9

Mole step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 9

9. Use short, jagged lines to add a furry texture to the back and forepaws. Use short lines for the whiskers on the sides of the nose.

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Mole step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 11

Your mole outline is now complete. Color your cartoon animal. Moles are typically light grey in color.

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Learn More About The Mole Drawing

Happy Mole Day! You can learn to draw a mole, the Mole Day mascot, with the help of this easy, step-by-step animal drawing tutorial.

What is Mole Day? In chemistry, a "mole" is a basic unit of measure. It is represented by Avogadro's Number, 6.02 x 1023. Mole Day derives its date, October 23 or 10/23, from that ten to the twenty-third power.

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Around the world, science classes celebrate Mole Day by eating snacks like guacamole and making toy moles whose names are puns on the word "mole."

You can draw your own mole for Mole Day. Create other science-themed Mole Day decorations, too. Learn how to draw a scientist or sketch this laboratory drawing.

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