Hedgehog Drawing: Step 6

Hedgehog Drawing

Wish to experience how to make a hedgehog drawing?

Enjoy this simple step by step lesson for learning how to draw a hedgehog. This easy hedgehog lesson is perfect for fairly young children looking to learn how to draw.

All drawing steps are included here which make it fun and easy to follow! Expect this drawing to require about 20 minutes, but the creative process can actually take longer if a background is drawn as well.

Enjoy creating a colorful hedgehog drawing and remember to add some individual aspects. It’s time to get creative!


  • Pencil
  • Drawing Paper
  • Crayons or Colored Pencils
  • Black Marker (optional)
  • Hedgehog Drawing Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
Hedgehog Drawing: All Steps

In today’s lesson, we will learn how to make a hedgehog drawing on paper. The shape and proportion of each of the drawn parts will be pointed out in each step of the lesson. Note that the blue outlines are used to show the new lines being drawn in each in each of the steps.

Time Needed: 20 minutes

  1. Outline The Head And Belly

    Hedgehog Drawing: Step 1

    Outline the hedgehog’s head and belly by drawing the line as shown.

  2. Draw The Eyes And Nose

    Hedgehog Drawing: Step 2

    Draw a circle and a curved line for the eyes. Then, draw another curved line on the snout to form the nose.

  3. Attach The Ears

    Hedgehog Drawing: Step 3

    Attach the hedgehog’s ears by drawing two pointed lines. Draw the visible inner ear by forming a triangle as shown.

  4. Draw The Quills

    Hedgehog Drawing: Step 4

    Draw the thick layer of spines on the hedgehog’s back called quills by drawing a jagged outline as shown. Draw many shorter pointy lines inside to add more texture!

  5. Attach The Paws

    Hedgehog Drawing: Step 5

    Let’s attach the hedgehog’s paws by making rounded shapes with two curved lines.

  6. Complete The Hedgehog Drawing

    Hedgehog Drawing: Step 6

    Let’s add color to the hedgehog drawing! First, color the quill and nose with a dark brown crayon. Next, fill in the paws and inner part of the ear with a brown crayon. Then, shade the hedgehog’s body with a very light brown crayon. Finally, color the eyes with a black crayon then add some shine using a white crayon.

Hedgehog Drawing PDF Download

Click the link below to view or download this drawing lesson. The PDF is a printable drawing lesson for Hedgehog Drawing. The last page of the downloadable PDF includes a coloring book page with just the outlines and an extension exercise for prompting kids to get creative!

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