How To Draw A Chinchilla: Step 9

How to Draw a Chinchilla

Your Kids can learn how to draw a chinchilla by following the demonstration images in this simple guide.

Grab some art supplies and follow along with these basic 9 drawing steps. You’ll learn the fundamentals for drawing a chinchilla.

This lesson only takes about 30 minutes and has a PDF near the bottom of the lesson you can easily print or download. The pdf guide even contains a coloring-book-like page with just the line art. This accompanies perfectly with crayons or colored pencils. It’s useful for very young children needing extra guidance and simply looking to fill in a chinchilla.

Learning to draw is much more fun when you have a fun & easy lesson to follow. Enjoy!


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

In this post, we will discover how to draw a chinchilla with your drawing materials. Pay attention to the various sizes and shapes within the artwork of the chinchilla. The lines in each step is drawn in blue so you can plainly see the most recent parts that you should be creating.

Time Needed: 30 minutes

  1. Draw The Face

    How To Draw A Chinchilla: Step 1

    First, draw two ovals for the eyes. Next, draw a rounded triangular shape for the nose. Now, create a circle attached to both sides of the nose to form the snout. Then, draw a line curving upwards for the mouth.

  2. Outline The Head

    How To Draw A Chinchilla: Step 2

    Outline the shape of the chinchilla’s head as shown.

  3. Attach The Ears

    How To Draw A Chinchilla: Step 3

    Draw the chinchilla’s ears attached to the top of its head similar to the illustration.

  4. Form The Body

    How To Draw A Chinchilla: Step 4

    Form the chinchilla’s body by drawing a rounded shape.

  5. Draw The Limbs

    How To Draw A Chinchilla: Step 5

    Draw the limbs by making two elongated U-shaped lines.

  6. Attach The Feet

    How To Draw A Chinchilla: Step 6

    Draw the chinchilla’s feet attached to the bottom of the limbs as shown.

  7. Outline The Underbelly

    How To Draw A Chinchilla: Step 7

    Form the lining of the chinchilla’s underbelly by creating the short lines as shown. Make sure not to overlap the lines with the chinchilla’s limbs!

  8. Add The Tail

    How To Draw A Chinchilla: Step 8

    Add the tail by drawing a bumpy curved shape attached to the chinchilla’s body.

  9. Complete The Chinchilla Drawing

    How To Draw A Chinchilla: Step 9

    Let’s complete the chinchilla drawing by adding some color to it! First, use a pink crayon to color the feet, nose, and inner part of the ears. Next, use a white crayon to color the chinchilla’s snout and underbelly. Then, use a black crayon to shade its eyes. Finally, use a purple crayon to color the rest of the chinchilla’s body.

How to Draw a Chinchilla 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 Chinchilla. 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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