In order to draw a Horse or Pony, you need a lot of practice and a good sense of proportion. If you are a beginner, however, perhaps it’s a good idea to start with perfecting drawing the horse head. It is important to pay attention to its exact shape to convey the beauty and grace of this animal. It might also help you to refer to the actual photo of a horse’s head as you draw. There is a separate lesson to drawing the entire horse though.
Start drawing a horse head with three circles. First sketch the initial contours, as they will be the basis for our drawing a horse head. Using # 2 pencil, draw three circles like so: biggest one on top, smallest one on the bottom, and a medium-sized one in the middle. Please try to replicate my drawing in this step.
Finish drawing the bridle. At this step lesson how to draw a horse head, finish drawing the bridle and the ears. Aren’t you proud to say that you’re almost done?
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The horse’s bridle. A bridle is necessary in order to be able to control a horse. Usually only horses in the wild or on the farm do not wear a bridle. First draw a small ring near the edge of the horse’s mouth and a part of the bridle coming out of the mouth. As you progress through your drawing, add some more detail at every step. Draw a mane and perfect the shape of the eyes and nostrils.
First, draw two circles in the center of your sheet of paper, they will define the torso of our horse. It will also help with correct placement of the horse’s legs and neck. Next, add a circle for horse’s head as shown here. Make sure the torso is not too big so as to accommodate any further details. If you want to draw a Pony, you need to draw the ovals slightly wider. The circles should be applied horizontally to the front legs and the chest of the horse.
Finish drawing the horse. Now you can add shades to the body of the horse. In this tutorial, we used the simple steps of drawing horses. If you want to draw a more realistic horse or draw a Donkey, you might like to draw it off of a photo. You can try to color in the horse with crayons or paints.
There are so many videos on drawing Horses it was hard to choose. I picked this video because it was very simple, great for beginners and kids using simple shapes you can draw this Horse.
How to draw horse’s ears, nostrils, and neck. Place the ears on top of the horse’s head. Outline the long neck and add nostrils and lip line. Now you can erase extra lines from your drawing.
In this drawing lesson we’ll show you how to draw a Horse in 8 easy steps. This Free step by step lesson progressively builds upon each previous step until you get to the final rendering of the horse.
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Step 8: Finish by drawing the main and tail to complete this drawing of the Horse.
Add shadows to your drawing. This step is important and involves a certain sense of artistry in order to give the horse’s head volume that makes it look realistic. It will suffice to add shadows with a # 2 pencil rather than coloring in your drawing. In this easy lesson, we used the simple steps of drawing horse head. I hope this tutorial has helped you.
Learning how to properly draw a horse isn’t easy. But following the step-by-step method makes it possible to draw a horse right even for small children. In this lesson, we will learn how to draw horse’s body and face. So, let’s start to draw a horse.
This entry was posted in Step-by-Step and tagged Horse on May 28, 2010 by maple.
Add a few details to finish drawing your horse. Erase extra pencil sketches. Now you can add a few details to finish drawing your horse or pony. First, focus on the snout of the horse. Start with the eyes. Draw a mouth in a straight line that is slightly upturned in the end. The nostrils of the horse are simply two small circles. Draw the hooves in shape of a parallelogram. Draw a long or parterre mane and tail, as in a thoroughbred horse.
Draw a general outline of the horse. The initial circles will be useful to you in drawing the general shape of the horse.
Step 5: Add a few more lines to the front and rear legs, don’t forget to add the ear.
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Step 3: Sketch the upper neck and lower back towards the tail.
Draw the contours of the horse’s head. Work on the tentative contours of the horse’s snout and head without pressing too hard on your pencil in case you might need to correct some lines later. Add a tiny circle to the largest circle that will be the horse’s eyeball.
This is a simple lesson designed for beginners and kids with real easy to follow steps. Feel free to print this page and use as a drawing tutorial.
The basic shapes of the horse. In the next step, draw the basic shapes of the neck, legs, and head. Estimate the basic proportions. Draw the horse’s neck and add a small circle for the horse’s muzzle. Now draw two straight lines for the front legs and two slanted lines for the hind legs, with balls on the joints as shown in the figure. Draw short angled lines and triangles for the horse’s ankles and hooves.
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Step 4: Draw the beginning of the front legs and the rear legs.