How to Draw a Giraffe
Learn how to draw a giraffe step by step and easy enough for beginners, start a sketch with this tutorial. Scroll down below for a step-by-step collage of this drawing and detailed drawing instructions.
We’re glad to see you! In this instruction, you will learn how to draw a giraffe step by step easily. We’re glad you’ve taken the time to get creative, grabbed your drawing supplies, and are ready to draw!
Surely you are already familiar with this unusual mammal with its characteristic long neck and spots covering the body. If you take a closer look at the world of terrestrial animals, you will notice that the giraffe is their tallest representative.
Another interesting fact: the giraffe is the very rare representative of the fauna that does not have the ability to yawn! Peoples and many animals do not always receive oxygen in sufficient quantities—and make up for this lack by the ability to yawn.
Are you already interested? So you need to start sketching this amazing animal. Drawing a giraffe is a simple and easy task. Let’s get started on it!
Time needed: 25 minutes.
How to Draw a Giraffe
- Draw the head.
Start by drawing the shape-contour of the giraffe’s head.
- Add details.
Detail the head by adding leafy giraffe ears and an eye.
- Parts of the face.
In this step you need to draw the giraffe’s horns, inside the ears, nostrils, and mouth. All this is drawn very simply if you follow the example from the step.
- Draw the body.
From under the head of the giraffe, extend two parallel lines, and then draw an oval torso of the giraffe.
- Body parts.
This step shows you how to draw the giraffe’s long curly mane and short pointed tail.
- Draw the legs.
Now you need to start drawing the legs of the giraffe, and start with the first two legs, which are visually closer.
- Add far legs.
Using the example from the step, draw the far legs of the giraffe.
- Draw spots.
Draw spots on the giraffe’s body. Please note that the spots should be different in shape and size.
- Draw the hooves.
Detail the legs of the giraffe by adding hooves using short, straight lines. Also in this step, you need to sketch the tail tuft.
- Color your giraffe.
Now you need to trace and color your artwork with a marker or fountain pen. We hope that this instruction has become useful for you and that you were able to draw a giraffe the way you intended.
Congratulations! You have drawn this beautiful spotted animal, and now you can be proud of your work. We hope that in the future, you will need your skills that you have developed in the process of drawing a giraffe. We are waiting for you on other step-by-step guides!