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How to Draw Toad from Mario

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Toad is one of the most popular characters from the Super Mario Bros. franchise. This friendly cartoon character has a vest, short arms and a head that looks like a mushroom.

He makes several appearances in the Super Mario Bros. video games, cartoons and comic books.

There are different types of Toads, but this cartoon character usually assists Mario, Luigi and Princess Peach on their journeys. Most people think that Toad wears a Mushroom hat, but Nintendo has revealed that his head is actually shaped like a mushroom.

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There are many different types of Toads in Mushroom Kingdom. Some Toads are simply called "Toad," but others have names like Toadbert or Captain Toad.

If you like this cartoon character, this step-by-step tutorial will teach you how to draw your very own Toad at home. To get started, gather your favorite drawing supplies.

You can use just about anything to color your Toad, including paint, colored pencils, crayons, pens and markers. Just make sure you use a pencil first so you can erase any mistakes that you make along the way.

Most Toads have pale skin, blue vests and white-and-red mushroom heads. When you complete your drawing, you could color your picture so it's just like the Toad in the video games.

You could also use different colors to make your very own Toad character. You're the artist--you can do whatever you want.

If you liked this tutorial, see also the following drawing guides: Super Mario, Bowser from Super Mario Bros, and Luigi from Super Mario Bros.

Step-by-Step Instructions for Drawing Toad from Mario

Toad from Mario drawing - step 1
How to Draw Toad from Mario Step 01

1. Draw a loose half-circle shape with a curved top in the center of the page.

Toad from Mario drawing - step 2
How to Draw Toad from Mario Step 02

2. Draw two small ovals inside this shape to make the eyes. Draw smaller ovals to make the pupils, then fill in the rest of the shapes. Sketch a half-circle near the bottom of the head and connect it with a slightly curved line. Add another curved line inside this shape to make the tongue.

Toad from Mario drawing - step 3
How to Draw Toad from Mario Step 03

3. Draw a large circle behind the head. Make sure the head overlaps the front of the circle.

Toad from Mario drawing - step 4
How to Draw Toad from Mario Step 04

4. Draw a round circle in the middle of this shape with two curved lines on the sides.

Toad from Mario drawing - step 5
How to Draw Toad from Mario Step 05

5. On the left, make two L-shapes that are slightly curved instead of straight. Connect the shapes with a curved line, then draw another line pointing upward. On the other side, draw two more L-shapes and connect them with a curved line. Draw a straight line that connects this shape to the head.

Toad from Mario drawing - step 6
How to Draw Toad from Mario Step 06

6. Draw a half-circle with two straight lines extending outward to make the left arm. Use a series of loops to draw the fingers.

Toad from Mario drawing - step 7
How to Draw Toad from Mario Step 07

7. For the right arm, make two slightly curved lines and draw more loops to make the fingers. To make it more realistic, make sure the loops overlap each other slightly.

Toad from Mario drawing - step 8
How to Draw Toad from Mario Step 08

8. Draw a round half-circle to make the bottom half of the body, then sketch a curved line in the middle of the vest.

Toad from Mario drawing - step 9
How to Draw Toad from Mario Step 09

9. Draw two oblong shapes at the bottom to make the shoes. The shape on the left should be more circular while the shape on the right should be similar to an oval. This gives the drawing some perspective.

Outline your drawing with a black pen and erase the extra lines.

Complete Toad from Mario drawing
How to Draw Toad from Mario Step 10

To color the drawing, use tan for the chest, arms and face. Use yellow and blue for the vest and dark brown for the shoes.

Color the mouth and the spots on the mushrooms with red. The eyes are black with white spots that reflect the light. You can use light grey to shade the white part of the mushroom and the bottom half of the body.

Congratulations--you've just drawn Toad from Mario!

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