Learn how to draw a Pokémon with this simply step-by-step drawing tutorial for everyone. Even someone who holds a pencil for drawing for the first time can sketch such a Pokémon.
Hi all! Today, we will tell you how to draw a Pokémon step by step. At the moment, there are an impressive number of varieties of these funny creatures. We have to draw one of the original Pokémon as an example, this is the pocket monster Squirtle. The game universe of Pokémon appeared in 1996 in Japan. Since then, the characters have begun to gain popularity among children and adults around the world.
Squirtle very much resembles a turtle, but blue and with additional elements on the body. It has a round brown shell with a yellow belly. There are hexagonal patterns on the shell. He belongs to the water pocket monsters and has the corresponding water abilities. Although it is a water Pokémon, it also feels great on land, away from the seas and oceans.
Drawing a cute Squirtle is an easy and fun activity that will cheer you up and your friends. Let’s start!
Time needed: 20 minutes
How to Draw a Pokemon
- Draw the head.
Start by drawing the shape of Squirtle’s head.с
- Add the body.
Under the Pokémon’s head, draw an oval-shaped Squirtle’s torso.
- Arms and shell.
Draw the turtle shell on the back of the Squirtle as shown in the example. You also need to draw the shapes of the character’s arms.
- Add legs.
Under the Squirtle’s body, sketch the legs, along with the claws at the very bottom of the legs.
- Add details.
In this step, you need to add details to the Squirtle’s shell and also draw part of the tail. After that, detail the Pokémon’s hands by drawing the character’s pointy fingers.
- Texture the drawing.
Following the example from the step, detail the abdomen and back of the Squirtle’s shell. Also depict the bottom of the Pokémon’s tail using a curved line as shown.
- Draw the eyes.
On the face of the Pokémon draw large eye shapes, also detail the shell on the abdomen by adding two intersecting straight lines as in the example.
- Face details.
Above Squirtle’s eyes, add the eyebrows with two straight, short lines. Also draw light reflections in the eyes. You need to add this at the top of the eyes, as in the example.
- Parts of the face.
To finish sketching out the Pokémon, you need to draw the curved mouth of the character, as well as draw the pupils in the eyes.
- Color the Squirtle.
Color the Squirtle’s skin blue as shown, and color the shell brown.
We also invite you to draw the most popular Pokémon character—Pikachu! Practice drawing different characters and animals with our step-by-step guides.