Draw the half of the legs using “U” shaped lines to provide framework. The other half of the legs are more of a rounded square.
To draw a cartoon elephant, start by drawing a circle with an oval attached to it on the right side. Off of the circle, draw curves for the elephant’s trunk and ears. Then, draw rectangles off of the oval for the elephant’s legs. Add eyes, tusks, and wrinkle lines to the face and trunk, and sketch a tail off of the back of the oval. Using your outlines, darken the shape of the elephant, and add color to finish the drawing.
Trace with a pen and erase unnecessary lines and add small details to your liking.
Try to stay half and half, so not too many highlights in the eye, ears kind of big but not bigger than the body – keep it slightly realistic looking.
You could find an object that’s curved, like a can, and use that to draw both parts of the elephant so they’re equal. You could also measure your lines with a ruler to ensure that your tusks and ears are the same size.
Draw the ears of the elephant from the upper intersect of the oval and circle.
In this lesson, I will show you how to draw a cute character using simple shapes in only six easy steps. The selected template shows a front version of this adorable animal. Ready to draw? Let’s begin this lesson now! 🙂
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Add the eyes using a small circle and the eyebrows using small strokes. Add a large protruding tooth using a curved line and sketch a few strokes on the upper part of the elephant’s trunk.
Draw the elephant’s trunk using curved lines and the ears using a wide inverted C shape.
First, draw a large circular shape to represent the head. On the bottom of this shape, you can draw a large trunk using curved lines. Simply look at the illustration below to see how this first step should be made.
Sketch the body and limbs from the outline you have drawn earlier.
You will just have to keep adjusting your drawing until it looks right. Getting the proportions correct can take a lot of practice, so don’t feel discouraged if your first few drawings don’t come out exactly how you want them to.
Draw a circle and a large oblong attached to it. The oblong should slightly overlap the circle.
Draw the elephant’s trunk on the first circle and a fan-like shape for the ears.
Follow the instructions on how to draw a side on elephant, and, if necessary, just flip the way you draw. For a herd of them, start by drawing the elephant in the front and then just add the top halves of the elephants behind; you don’t need to draw the bottom half as it will be hidden.
Good! Complete this cartoon elephant by adding a long curved line inside each ear. You can also add small oval shapes inside the feet and draw two more oval shapes inside the pupils. 🙂
Draw the eyes using curved strokes. Sketch a protruding tooth just beneath the tusk.
You can draw by watching other people do it or practice it over and over to improve your drawing. Follow the steps in this article.
Elephants are the largest living land animals. They are found in Africa and southern Asia. They are heavy plant eaters they are known for their big ears, long trunk and tusks, and memory. Here’s a simple tutorial on how to draw one of these amazing creatures. Let’s begin!
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Nicely done! The black and white version below can help you see all elements of this cartoon elephant in one single illustration.
Cool! Draw a second round shape just below the head. This new element must be slightly larger and longer. On the bottom, you can draw two more rectangles to illustrate the front legs of the elephant.
Draw 2 pear shaped ovals from the middle portion of the circle to the oval’s mid portion. This will be the ears of your elephant. This is ideal for baby elephants.
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Draw the whole body based on the outline you have drawn and add the tail. Don’t forget to draw curved lines on each limb for the nails.
Add details for the legs and draw the legs on the other side using the front leg as a guide. Add the tail.
Draw 2 arcs from the intersect of the circle and oval down and a wavy line at the bottom of the circle for the truck.
Draw the body of the elephant and then detail it with tiger qualities. For example, you could add stripes to the elephant’s body, or give it a tiger snout instead of a trunk.
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Draw a medium sized circle and add a big oval shape for the head.
Draw a medium sized circle and add a big oval shape for the body.
You can try a more complex version of a cartoon elephant if you are already comfortable with this one. Practice as much as needed and enjoy these tutorials! 🙂
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The eyes and the pupils are made from circular shapes. As you can see in the fourth step below, pupils are slightly closer to each other. It’s a good technique to give a more appealing look to the cartoon animal.
Draw three circles interconnected with the other. Connect it with a membrane-like shape.
The ears are created from long curved lines like shown on the image below. The back legs are also made from large rectangles and the tail is drawn from a small triangle.
Add the tail using two curved lines and a few hair at the ends of the tail. Draw the elephant’s nails using curved lines.
A big tutorial on how to draw an elephant for a huge animal that deserves all the attention! It is quite easy to draw an elephant and make sure that the result is perfect: simple draw a large body, large ears and a trunk and that’s it! Is it? Yes and no.
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Draw a circle and a big oblong shape attached to it. Draw the elephant’s trunk using curved lines and the ears using a wide inverted C shape, use parallel lines to form the limbs and small circles for the eyes.
Use a photo for reference and add details after you have drawn the basic foundation.
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Sketch short random strokes on the elephant’s body, especially to areas usually covered in shadow.
Draw the mother with one of these methods, then copy a smaller version with a different or the same one.