How to Draw an Easy Cartoon Zebra

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

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

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Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing an Easy Cartoon Zebra

How to Draw a Great Looking Easy Cartoon Zebra for Kids and Beginners - Step 1

Easy Cartoon Zebra step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 1

1. Begin the cartoon zebra outline with a curved line. Double the line back upon itself to form the zebra's head. Within this irregular shape, draw an oval inside an oval. Shade the smaller oval. This is the zebra's eye. Shade a curved teardrop shape above the eye to indicate the eyebrow.

Easy Easy Cartoon Zebra Drawing - Step 2

Easy Cartoon Zebra step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 2

2. Use curved lines, doubled back on themselves, to draw the zebra's triangular ears. Band one ear with a straight line, indicating a stripe. Between the ears, enclose a rectangle shape to indicate the mane. Draw a curved line around the zebra's nose, and another for its smiling mouth. Place a short curved line at the corner of the mouth and shade two small ovals for the nostrils.

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Easy Easy Cartoon Zebra Drawing - Step 3

Easy Cartoon Zebra step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 3

3. Extend curved lines from the base and middle of the ear. Allow the lines to run parallel to one another before meeting a point. The lower line should extend beyond the point. This encloses the zebra's mane and outlines its neck, shoulders, and back.

Easy Easy Cartoon Zebra Drawing - Step 4

Easy Cartoon Zebra step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 4

4. Draw a long curved line from the jaw to outline the bottom of the neck. Then, use two straight lines to draw the leg. Connect them at the bottom with a rectangle shape. This is the zebra's hoof.

Easy Easy Cartoon Zebra Drawing - Step 5

Easy Cartoon Zebra step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 5

5. Draw the remaining foreleg. Again, use a pair of straight lines connected at the bottom by a rectangle. Then, extend a curved line from one leg, outlining the belly.

Easy Easy Cartoon Zebra Drawing - Step 6

Easy Cartoon Zebra step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 6

6. Use curved lines to complete the zebra's rump and rear leg. Notice how the lines of the belly and thigh overlap. Draw a curved rectangle shape at the bottom of the leg to form the hoof.

Easy Easy Cartoon Zebra Drawing - Step 7

Easy Cartoon Zebra step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 7

7. Draw the remaining leg - two curved lines connected by a rectangle shape at the bottom. Then, extend two curved lines from the rump and allow them to meet at a point. This is the zebra's tail.

Add More Details to Your Easy Cartoon Zebra Picture - Step 8

Easy Cartoon Zebra step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 8

8. Begin drawing the zebra's stripes. Draw straight lines across the mane, and begin banding the body with pairs of curved lines.

Complete the Outline of Your Easy Cartoon Zebra Drawing - Step 9

Easy Cartoon Zebra step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 9

9. Continue drawing stripes on the zebra's body.

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Easy Cartoon Zebra step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 11

Your easy cartoon zebra outline is now complete. Color your zebra black and white.

Have you ever wondered - are zebras black with white stripes or white with black stripes?

The classic answer was that they are white with black stripes, because the stripes can be seen to end in white on some zebras' bellies and legs. But scientists say that the opposite is true - zebras have black skin, and the white fur has no pigment, making black the "default" color. So, zebras are black with white stripes!

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Would you like to go on an African safari? grab your sketchbook and get started with this step-by-step easy cartoon zebra drawing guide.

Zebras are wild horses with stripes. You will use simple lines to outline the zebra, then band him with pairs of lines. Color between the lines to form the black stripes.

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Then, you can put your brand-new zebra drawing skills to the test. Learn how to draw this realistic horse, then add stripes to turn it into a zebra, too!

Zebras travel in herds, so don't stop with just one - fill the savannah with your zebra drawings.

For more easy and fun guides, see the How to Draw a Cartoon Camel or Cartoon Flamingo Drawing tutorials.

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