How To Draw A Capybara: Step 6

How to Draw a Capybara

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Everyone will like this simple step by step lesson for learning how to draw a capybara. This easy capybara tutorial is perfect for fairly young kids looking to get started with drawing.

All drawing steps are included here which make it fun and simple to follow! Plan for this drawing to require about 20 minutes, but the drawing process may actually take more time if a background is drawn in addition to the subject matter.

Art making is much more fun when you have a fun & easy lesson to follow. Keep practicing!


  • Pencil
  • Drawing Paper
  • Crayons or Colored Pencils
  • Black Marker (optional)
  • How to Draw a Capybara Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
How To Draw A Capybara: All Steps

In this lesson, we will start off with a new piece of paper and discover how to draw a capybara in 6 illustrative steps. It is best to proportion out the proportions of each part of the capybara.

Time Needed: 20 minutes

  1. Outline The Body

    How To Draw A Capybara: Step 1

    Outline the capybara’s body by drawing the wavy shape as shown.

  2. Draw The Face

    How To Draw A Capybara: Step 2

    First, create a shaded oval for the capybara’s eye. Next, draw a curved shape for the nose. Then, form two curved lines for the mouth.

  3. Attach The Ears

    How To Draw A Capybara: Step 3

    First, form the triangular outline of the capybara’s ear. Then, create a curved line inside the drawn outline as shown.

  4. Form The Legs

    How To Draw A Capybara: Step 4

    Form the capybara’s legs by drawing wavy lines as shown.

  5. Attach The Feet

    How To Draw A Capybara: Step 5

    Attach the capybara’s feet by drawing a curved shape with short lines below the legs.

  6. Complete The Capybara Drawing

    How To Draw A Capybara: Step 6

    Let’s color our capybara mainly with an orange crayon. Then, shade the feet, nose and inner part of the ears with a brown crayon.

How to Draw a Capybara 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 Capybara. 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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