How to Draw Cute Animals

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

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Complete Cute Animals drawing
Complete Cute Animals drawing

Everyone loves cute animals; if they say they don't, they're lying! You can learn how to draw cute animals with the help of this easy, step-by-step cartoon animal drawing guide.

What makes an animal cute? Scientists say that most baby animals (and many adult animals) share common features - a "large head, small face, big and rounded eyes, small ears, short snout, chubby cheeks, squat limbs, soft skin, funny gait, and a playful behavior."

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These are the very traits you will find in this collection of cute animals. They are not hard to draw, either. You will use curved lines and simple shapes to draw them.

Do these cute animals inspire you? Are they a collection of stuffed animals when you draw your room, or are they the anthropomorphic heroes of your next comic book? The choice is yours!

For more easy and fun guides, see the How to Draw a Furry or Easy Cute Character Drawing tutorials.

Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing Cute Animals

How to Draw a Great Looking Cute Animals for Kids, Beginners, and Adults - Step 1

Cute Animals step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 1

1. Begin the cute animals outline with a baby elephant drawing. Use two curved lines to draw the trunk, and connect them with a partial heart shape on the tip. Use curved lines to draw the half-oval eyes, open mouth, tongue, chin, and side of the face. Draw a small oval inside each eye and shade around them.

Easy Cute Animals Drawing - Step 2

Cute Animals step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 2

2. Use curved lines to outline the elephant's ears - including their scalloped edges - the top of the head, eyebrows, and details of the trunk and ears.

Easy Cute Animals Drawing - Step 3

Cute Animals step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 3

3. Next, begin the teddy bear drawing. Use curved lines to outline the face, mouth, tongue, and eyebrow. Use an oval for the nose and partial ovals for the eyes. Draw an oval inside each eye and shade around it.

Easy Cute Animals Drawing - Step 4

Cute Animals step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 4

4. Use curved lines to draw the bear's ears, including the half-circle shapes inside them, as well as the side of the face, arm, and body. Use a large oval for the foot.

Easy Cute Animals Drawing - Step 5

Cute Animals step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 5

5. Use curved lines to draw the bear's remaining paws and the "J" shape of the umbrella handle. Detail the forepaws with short lines and the feet with ovals.

Then, begin the fox drawing. Draw half-circle shapes for the eyes, with smaller ovals inside. Shade between them.

Easy Cute Animals Drawing - Step 6

Cute Animals step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 6

6. Use curved lines to sketch the fox's snout, mouth, and tongue, as well as its furry cheeks and triangle-shaped ear. Use a small oval for the nose.

Easy Cute Animals Drawing - Step 7

Cute Animals step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 7

7. Continue to draw the fox using curved lines - its remaining ear, details inside the ears, its torso, paws, and long tail.

Add More Details to Your Cute Animals Picture - Step 8

Cute Animals step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 8

8. Draw a "V" shaped line on the fox's chest and a zigzag line across the tip of the tail. Use curved lines to draw the elephant's torso, arms, and feet.

Complete the Outline of Your Cute Animals Drawing - Step 9

Cute Animals step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 9

9. Draw "U" shaped toenails on the elephant's feet, and teardrop-shaped water droplets coming from its trunk. Then, extend a pair of straight lines to form the umbrella shaft. The umbrella itself is a half-circle with two layers of scalloped edges.

Color Your Cute Animals Drawing

Cute Animals step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 11

Your cute animals cartoon is now complete. Color the brown bear, grey elephant, and orange fox, or get creative and choose different colors.

For more great animal drawing tutorials, see the collection of Easy Animal Drawings for Kids.

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