How to Draw Raichu Pokémon

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

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

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Complete Raichu Pokémon drawing
Complete Raichu Pokémon drawing

Would you like to learn how to draw Raichu Pokémon?

Raichu is a popular Pokémon that evolves from Pikachu when you give it a Thunder Stone. This Pokémon has special electric powers that make it useful on the battlefield.

With this handy Raichu drawing tutorial, you can draw your own Raichu Pokémon at home in the classic Japanese style.

Scroll down for a downloadable PDF of this tutorial.

Start with a pencil sketch so you can erase any mistakes and get rid of the loose sketch lines when you're done. Afterward, use a black pen, pencil or marker to outline your Raichu before you color it in.

You can color your Raichu with anything--markers, crayons, colored pencils, oil pastels, paints or gel pens.

Make sure you use warm colors to capture Raichu's electric personality. You might want to use a white gel pen or oil pastel for the highlights on the eyes and nose.

Would you like to draw more easy Pokémons? See this post for 18 easy Pokémon drawing tutorials.

If you liked this drawing tutorial, see also the following guides: Umbreon Pokémon drawing, Snorlax Pokémon drawing, and Lucario Pokémon drawing.

Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing Raichu Pokémon

How to Draw a Great Looking Raichu Pokémon for Kids, Beginners, and Adults - Step 1

Raichu Pokémon step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 01

1. Start with two black circles, and fill them in. Sketch a diagonal line on top of each circle. Add an almond shape in the middle, then draw a lightly curved line with a loop underneath.

Easy Raichu Pokémon Drawing - Step 2

Raichu Pokémon step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 02

2. Draw another loop inside the mouth to make the tongue. For the left side of the head, draw a vertical curve, then add a horizontal curve to make a dome.

Add a semi-oval with a line pointing downward. Draw a round circle on the right, then make a semi-circle on the left.

Easy Raichu Pokémon Drawing - Step 3

Raichu Pokémon step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 03

3. For the left ear, start with a triangle pointing upward, then curve downward and make a spiral. On the right, sketch a curve that leads to a similar spiral.

Easy Raichu Pokémon Drawing - Step 4

Raichu Pokémon step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 04

4. Add curved lines inside the ears. To start the body, make a large semi-circle underneath the head.

Draw a misshapen oval to the left that resembles a potato chip. Make a similar shape on the right with a slightly pointed edge.

Easy Raichu Pokémon Drawing - Step 5

Raichu Pokémon step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 05

5. Draw the left leg with two sweeping curves that flatten a little at the bottom and connect to the body.

Easy Raichu Pokémon Drawing - Step 6

Raichu Pokémon step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 06

6. Sketch another semi-oval on the right, then draw an elongated oval underneath. Make sure that the two shapes overlap.

Easy Raichu Pokémon Drawing - Step 7

Raichu Pokémon step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 07

7. Draw a few lines on the feet to make the toes. On the right, draw two large circles with one circle inside the other to make a loop.

Add More Details to Your Raichu Pokémon Picture - Step 8

Raichu Pokémon step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 08

8. Use bold zigzag lines on the left to make the end of the tail. Start with two triangles, swoop downward, then make another triangle and connect the tail to the body.

Complete the Outline of Your Raichu Pokémon Drawing - Step 9

Raichu Pokémon step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 09

9. Sketch a loose circle inside the body. Add more curved lines for the feet, then draw loops like small hills on the hands.

Color Your Raichu Pokémon Drawing

Raichu Pokémon step-by-step drawing tutorial: step 10

You now have a cartoon Raichu Pokémon! Outline the drawing in black, then grab your coloring tools.

To make your Raichu accurate to the cartoon, color the body light orange. Make the ears, hands, toes and tail brown, then use yellow for the cheeks, zigzag tail and inside of the ears.

Add white highlights to the eyes and nose, and keep the stomach white.

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