How to Draw a Cartoon Elephant
Young artists can learn how to draw a cartoon elephant by following the images in this basic guide.
There are 6 easy steps to follow, children will enjoy making their own cartoon elephant on paper. Also included is a printable version of this cartoon elephant drawing lesson.
Ideal for art teachers and homeschoolers looking to teach kids how to draw a cartoon elephant.
Learning to draw is much more fun when you have a fun & easy lesson to follow. Keep practicing!
- Drawing Paper
- Crayons or Colored Pencils
- Black Marker (optional)
- How to Draw a Cartoon Elephant Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
In this lesson, we will start off with a blank piece of paper and learn how to draw a cartoon elephant in 6 instructive steps. It’s best if we notice the shape and size of each of the drawn parts of the cartoon elephant.
Time Needed: 20 minutes
Form The Head
First, form the outline of the elephant’s head. Next, draw a small shaded circle for the eye.
Add The Trunk
Create a curved shape attached to the elephant’s head to draw its trunk.
Attach The Ear
Create a big curvy shape attached to the elephant’s head to draw its ear.
Form The Body And Tail
First, create an oval shape to draw the body. To form the elephant’s tail, draw two curved lines with a pointed shape attached to the tip.
Add The Legs
Form the boxy shape of the elephant’s legs attached to the bottom of its body. Then, create small curved lines at the very bottom of its legs to draw its toes.
Complete The Cartoon Elephant Drawing
Let’s complete the cartoon elephant drawing by first coloring the toes with a white crayon. Next, shade the tip of its tail with a dark blue crayon. Then, fill in the rest of the elephant’s body with a blue crayon. You can also add shadows to some parts of the elephant’s body to create more depth in your drawing using a darker shade of blue.
How to Draw a Cartoon Elephant 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 Cartoon Elephant. 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!