How to Draw a Beaver
Creatives will have a wonderful time learning how to draw a beaver with 9 easy illustrative steps.
Sharpen a pencil and follow along with these easy 9 drawing steps. You’ll learn the fundamentals for drawing a beaver.
This lesson only takes about 30 minutes and includes a pdf you can easily print or download. The pdf packet even contains a coloring book page with just the line art. This goes perfectly with crayons or markers. It is wonderful for very young children looking for some extra guidance and are looking to fill in a beaver.
Trying to learn to draw is much more fun when you have a fun & easy lesson to reference. Enjoy!
- Drawing Paper
- Crayons or Colored Pencils
- Black Marker (optional)
- How to Draw a Beaver Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
In this lesson, we will begin with a new piece of paper and learn how to draw a beaver in a series of 9 steps. It is best to proportion out the proportions of each of the drawn parts of the beaver.
Time Needed: 30 minutes
Draw The Eyes
Draw the beaver’s eyes by creating two ovals.
Add The Nose And Mouth
Add the nose by making a rounded shape. Next, draw two lines curving upward attached to the bottom of the nose. Then, draw teeth by forming two rectangular shapes.
Form The Shape Of The Head
First, outline the shape of the head then draw the ears by making a bumpy shape.
Add The Limbs
Add the limbs by drawing two curved lines as shown.
Draw The Body
Draw the beaver’s body by forming the rounded wavy shape as shown. Don’t forget to draw the hind limb by extending a curved line from the outline of the body.
Attach The Tail
Draw the outline of the tail attached to the beaver’s body.
Draw The Texture Of The Tail
Draw the texture of the beaver’s tail by making a crisscross pattern.
Add The Paws
Add the beaver’s paws by drawing the shapes similar to the illustration. Make sure to draw the hind paws bigger and rounder,
Complete The Beaver Drawing
Let’s color the beaver drawing! First, use a brown crayon for the nose, claws, tail and inner part of the ears. Next, use a black crayon to fill in the eyes and add some shine to it using a white crayon. For the teeth, use a white crayon as well! Then, use an orange color to shade the fur.
How to Draw a Beaver 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 Beaver. 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!