How to Draw Baby Groot

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"I am Groot."
- Groot, Guardians of the Galaxy

Groot is one of Marvel Comics' many superheroes, created by the legendary Stan Lee. He first appeared in Tales to Astonish #13 in 1960.

What is Groot? He is a tree-like alien. Groot's sidekick and best friend is a cybernetically enhanced raccoon named Rocket. They are a part of the heroic misfits known as the Guardians of the Galaxy.

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On their first mission, Groot sacrificed himself to protect his friends from an explosion. Rocket collected one of the twigs and placed it in a small pot filled with soil. Soon, the twig began to grow, giving rise to baby Groot.

Would you like to draw an adorable baby Groot? This Marvel character drawing guide is here to show you how. All you will need is a pen, pencil, or marker and a sheet of paper. You may also wish to color your finished character.

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Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing Baby Groot

Baby Groot drawing - step 1
How to Draw Baby Groot: Step 1

1. Begin by drawing an oval within an oval, oriented horizontally. This will form the top of Groot's pot.

Baby Groot drawing - step 2
How to Draw Baby Groot: Step 2

2. Draw diagonal lines descending from the top of the pot. Connect them using a third line, making sure to round the corners. This outlines the flower pot.

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Baby Groot drawing - step 3
How to Draw Baby Groot: Step 3

3. Draw a pair of curved lines emerging from the pot, erasing guide lines as necessary. Connect them at the bottom using a zigzag line.

Baby Groot drawing - step 4
How to Draw Baby Groot: Step 4

4. Use a series of curved lines to outline Groot's arm and hand. Notice the three pointed fingers.

Baby Groot drawing - step 5
How to Draw Baby Groot: Step 5

5. Use a series of curved lines to draw the opposite arm.

Baby Groot drawing - step 6
How to Draw Baby Groot: Step 6

6. Draw leaves springing from Groot's arms. Enclose each leaf using two curved lines, allowing them to meet at a point. Draw a line down the center to form the central vein. Then, draw lines from the central vein to the edge of the leaf.

Baby Groot drawing - step 7
How to Draw Baby Groot: Step 7

7. Next, outline Groot's head. Draw a large curved line at the top of the body. Connect it at the top using a very jagged, sharply pointed zigzag line. Notice that the "peaks" and "valleys" of the line are of different sizes. Then, draw additional zigzag lines between some of the "peaks." Draw a forked twig emerging from the top of the head, and draw a leaf on it. Use two curved lines that meet at a point, and lines to form the veins.

Baby Groot drawing - step 8
How to Draw Baby Groot: Step 8

8. Draw Groot's face. For each eye, enclose an oval within a circle. Draw a curved shape, pointed on the ends, above each eye to indicate the eyebrows. Draw a "U" shaped smiling mouth, with short lines adorning each corner.

Baby Groot drawing - step 9
How to Draw Baby Groot: Step 9

9. Draw a curved line inside the lip of the pot to indicate the soil. Texture Groot with curved lines of different lengths.

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How to Draw Baby Groot: Step 10

Color Groot. He is typically brown in color.

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