How to Draw Sonic - Easy Step by Step Drawing Guide for Kids and Beginners

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With his hyper-fast blue hedgehog fur, spiked red and white sneakers and attitude to match, Sonic is the fastest and one of the most famous video game characters ever.

The speedy blue hedgehog first appeared as a secondary character in 1991’s Sega video game, “Sonic the Hedgehog”.

Since then, he has gone on to star in over 20 games, television cartoon series, and even movies.

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If you love this little guy as much as we do and are itching to draw him, you have come to the right place!

In this step by step tutorial you will learn how to draw a classic Sonic easily and quickly.

The simple drawing steps make drawing easy and are suitable for kids and beginners.

You will not need any special tools or skills; all you will need is a pencil and paper and maybe some crayons or markers to color the finished picture of Sonic.

If you liked this tutorial, see also the following drawing guides: Batman, Spiderman, and Superman.

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

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We start this easy how to draw Sonic tutorial by drawing a circle.

Easy Sonic Drawing - Step 2

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Draw the spikes on the back of Sonic's head. Do this by drawing six curved lines, one long and then one short. Allow the lines to connect in sharp points.

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Draw a smaller oval overlapping the bottom of the head.

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Erase the guide lines from the oval.

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Draw Sonic's ears, using two curved lines for each. Allow the lines to meet in sharp points, forming a triangular shape.

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Draw a small triangle within the near ear. The outline of Sonic's head is now ready.

Draw two curved, parallel lines extending outwards from the body. Draw another curved line, doubling back on itself, overlapping the body.

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Erase guide lines from the head and arm.

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Draw the legs extending downwards from the body, using two curved lines for each.

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Erase the guide lines from the body.

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Draw an oval just beyond the end of each arm. Add two more spikes behind Sonic.

Easy Sonic Drawing - Step 11

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Draw the rest of the hand between the arm and each oval. The left hand will consist of two curved lines forming enclosed shapes. Note the "thumbs up" of the left hand. The right hand consists of a small oval overlapping the larger oval, and a curved line enclosing a partial oval shape.

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Erase the guide lines from the hands.

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Draw the fingers using a series of connected, curved lines within the large ovals of the hands.

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Erase the guide lines from around the fingers.

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Draw socks at the bottoms of the legs. Begin by connecting the leg lines using a curved line. Then, use a series of three curved lines of various sizes to enclose the shape of the socks.

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Extend a short, curved line downwards from the sock. Then, draw a long, curved line from the other side of the sock to the short line. Draw two more curved lines across the shoe.

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Use two curved lines to form the left shoe, meeting in a point. Draw two more curved lines across the shoe.

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Using a curved line, enclose an oval shape across the torso. Draw a curved line beginning at the side of the face, extending to the shoulder. Using curved lines, draw two partial ovals above the previous curved line. Connect the partial ovals using a curved line.

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Next, we'll complete Sonic's head and facial features.

Draw and shade a small oval within each of the partial ovals. Draw a curved line above each eye for eyebrows. Draw and shade another oval to form the nose. Draw a curved line to form the mouth, with a smaller curved line at its upper end.

Draw two short, curved lines meeting in a point to form the tail.

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Complete your Sonic drawing by erasing a small oval shaped area inside each eye and nose.

That was easy to draw, wasn't it?

Easy Sonic Drawing - Step 21

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Color your Sonic the Hedgehog drawing. Traditionally, he is shaded deep blue with tan face, stomach, arms and inner ear; red shoes; and white eyes, gloves, and socks.

We also have easy drawing tutorials of other Sonic characters. You can draw Shadow the Hedgehog, cute Miles "Tails" Prower, or make Sonic pixel art.

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