Drawing Animals

Wanted to learn about drawing animals for a long time? I show you many simple techniques and shortcuts that will speed up and simplify your drawing endeavor significantly...

...because drawing animals is FUN



You will soon experience that it is easy to draw animals.
It may seem unbelievable for you how deceptively simple it is at first.

I always say that drawing is easy. It is true. But you cannot get better only by reading about drawing or watching other people’s drawings.

It is the same, as you cannot hire anyone to do the pushups for you and expect your muscles growing…

You have to get a pencil and draw and draw and draw.

Everyone is doing that in the beginning. I was doing it and still doing. Each drawing of an animal goes with an easy to follow step-by-step guide.

Follow the process and you’ll be pleasantly surprised by your own results. In many cases I started the picture with only a simple clumsy pencil line, almost ridiculously ugly.

You can then witness how easily and effortlessly I’ve developed the shape of that “difficult” animal.

The same process is now available to you.

There is very little difference in drawing humans or animals or any other object. It is only in how we see the object.

Once you learn how to capture the shapes, it will be gradually easier and easier.

Yes, I admit, there are easy to draw animals and so called: “not so easy animals” to draw…but, let’s be honest here; isn’t it again only in a way how we see and observe them?




If you are totally clueless, one of the best ways is to get a tracing paper and copy as many pictures of animals as possible.

This technique lets you capture the contours and the perfect shape of an animal.

Your hand remembers the pencil strokes you make!  It is very interesting!

This is also one of the learning techniques and is very effective.

Try it and you’ll see surprising results. It works.

You can also begin drawing cartoon animals first. Consider it as a training exercise. They are very easy to follow and you will proceed really fast.

After practicing a few cartoon animals first, come back here and start drawing some real animals.



Enjoy The Following Tutorials

There are many other ways of drawing animals too. I would like to introduce you to my friend Thaneeya who is a prolific artist. Check out Thaneeya's awesome website where you can learn how to draw and paint animals and many other cool stuff as well. Enjoy!



Visitors Personal Gallery Pages

Please see and enjoy the following collection of personal galleries. We all believe you will have a lot of fun. Observing other’s art work is always, always very inspirational. You may get some new ideas for your own drawings.

Portraits of Dogs by Lynn

Realistic Portraits by Andy Leslie

Portrait Drawings by Lela Stankovic

Various Drawings by Betty Chavis

Original sketches by Nadia Velasquez

Manga Drawings by ThronN

Cute Drawings by Christie

Beautiful Artwork by Bill Richards

Portrait Drawings by Evan

Manga Drawings by Chi

Various Drawings by Sunnu Golwalla

Various Drawings by Sabariah

Various Drawings by Anne Burgoyne

Various Drawings by Amberlynn

Portrait Drawings by Bud Norris

Various Drawings by Carly

Scenery Drawings by Phil Edmondson

Portrait Drawings by Mahendran

Manga and Fantasy by Lee Henrik

Portrait Drawings by Stacey

Various Drawings by D. Fox

Manga Sketches by Paul Rowan

Original Manga by Grace

Original Pokemons by Johan

Creative Anime by Celia

Cute Little Sketches by Gwen

Various Sketches by Amanda

Various Drawings by Taylor Sligowski

Various Drawings by Steven Chesley

Fantasy Drawings by Melissa

Various Drawings by Aiswariya Pramod

Various Drawings by Maciej Michalak

Original Artwork by Richa Kotriwala

Manga Drawings by Andrea

Cartoon Drawings by Dipanjan Dey

Various Drawings by Sandy Lange

Ballpen Drawings by Shehbaaz Baurtally

Cartoon Drawings by Dhrubo2002

Sonali Ghosh Illustrations Gallery

Emma Adams Cartoon Sketches Gallery

Rupshya Dilipraj Artwork Gallery


Theme Based Visitors Galleries

The following Theme Based Galleries are a collection of selected drawings from various authors based on a certain theme. I would like you to get as much inspiration as possible for your own drawings.


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  1. Modern lady

    Oct 23, 20 04:55 AM

    Modern lady ....mostly emphasizing moder art:)

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    Oct 22, 20 10:56 PM

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    Oct 22, 20 03:31 AM

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  9. Modern lady

    Oct 14, 20 01:54 AM

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  10. Melissa

    Oct 14, 20 01:51 AM

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  11. Boss & Employee

    Oct 12, 20 04:15 AM

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  12. Silhouette drawing of sunset

    Oct 11, 20 08:56 AM

    Here I have tried to draw a silhouette painting of sunset with pastel colours.

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  13. Imaginary art: depicting light with ballpens

    Oct 11, 20 08:54 AM

    Imaginary art with ballpoint pens Nataraj. A kind of industrial zone at late evening. No black pen was used in this art since pure black will make things

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  14. Lighthouse and see waves

    Oct 09, 20 04:57 AM

    A lighthouse helps to detect the direction to a ship.There is a beautiful relation between the sea and a lighthouse.

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  15. Imaginary art: hilly region

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