How to Draw a Baby Giraffe
Eager to learn how to draw a baby giraffe?
Included are 9 easy steps to follow, kids will enjoy designing their own baby giraffe on paper. Also included is a downloadable version of this baby giraffe drawing tutorial.
Perfect for art teachers and homeschoolers looking to teach kids how to draw a baby giraffe.
Get a thrill out of learning how to draw a baby giraffe. Go beyond the lesson…don’t forget to add some unique details. It is officially time to get creative!
- Drawing Paper
- Crayons or Colored Pencils
- Black Marker (optional)
- How to Draw a Baby Giraffe Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
In today’s basic drawing lesson, we will learn how to draw a baby giraffe on paper. The shape and proportion of each part will be observed in each step of the tutorial. Take notice that the blue lines are used to indicate the current parts being drawn in each step.
Time Needed: 30 minutes
Draw The Face
Form two shaded circles to create the eyes. Then, draw an oval for the snout. Next, draw two shaded ovals and a line curving upward to form the mouth.
Form The Head
Draw a line curving downward to create the head. Next, add a curved line around the eyes to form the giraffe’s pattern.
Attach The Ears And Ossicones
Draw two pointed shapes on both sides of the head to form the ears. Next, draw two narrow shapes with bumps on the end to create the ossicones.
Outline The Body
Attach an elongated shape to form the body. Then, draw a line curving downwards for the underbelly.
Draw The Forelegs
Draw two vertical shapes attached to the upper body to form the forelegs of the giraffe. Don’t forget to add a horizontal line on each foreleg to form hooves.
Add The Hind Legs
Attach two diagonal shapes at the bottom of the body to outline the hind legs. Add an oval on the end of each hind leg. Then draw curved lines to finish the hooves.
Form The Tail
Draw a curved narrow shape with a pointy shape at the tip to form the tail.
Create The Patterns
Create the spots on the giraffe by drawing rounded shapes around its body as shown.
Complete The Baby Giraffe Drawing
Let’s liven up our giraffe drawing by adding color! Use an orange crayon to color the snout and ossicone. Use a pink crayon to fill in the inner ears. Next, use a brown crayon to color the giraffe’s spots, hooves, and the tip of its tail. Then, use a very light shade of yellow to fill in the underbelly. Finally, use a yellow crayon to shade the rest of the baby giraffe.
How to Draw a Baby Giraffe PDF Download
Click the link below to view or download this drawing lesson. The PDF is a printable drawing lesson for How to Draw a Baby Giraffe. 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!