How To Draw A Fox: Step 9

How to Draw a Fox

Children will learn how to draw a fox by following the example drawings in this basic tutorial. Also included is a printable version of this fox drawing lesson.

A perfect drawing lesson for art teachers and homeschooler parents looking to teach kids how to draw their own fox on paper with basic drawing supplies.

This cute fox is drawn sitting perfectly facing us. What kind of background will you add to this drawing?


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

In today’s tutorial, we are going to learn how to draw a sitting fox. The location and proportion of each body part (tail, snout, paws, etc. ) will be outlined in each step of the tutorial. Take notice that the blue lines are used to show each of the fox’s body parts being drawn in each step.

Time Needed: 30 minutes

  1. Draw The Face

    How To Draw A Fox: Step 1

    Draw the face of the fox by first making two shaded ovals for the eyes. Form a rounded triangular shape for the nose with two curved lines to draw the mouth.

  2. Form The Head

    How To Draw A Fox: Step 2

    Form the head by drawing the shape similar to the illustration.

  3. Add The Ears

    How To Draw A Fox: Step 3

    Add the ears of the fox by making pointed lines on both sides of the head. Draw the inner ear by making an oval shape with three bumps as shown.

  4. Outline The Body

    How To Draw A Fox: Step 4

    Outline the body by drawing the two curved lines similar to the drawing.

  5. Draw The Hind Legs

    How To Draw A Fox: Step 5

    Draw the hind legs by making a curved line with rounded shapes attached to the bottom. Don’t forget to add a slightly curved line at the center as shown.

  6. Attach The Tail

    How To Draw A Fox: Step 6

    Attach the tail by making a pointed shape as shown.

  7. Outline The Fur

    How To Draw A Fox: Step 7

    Outline the fox’s fur with zigzag lines on the tip of the tail and on the paws. Also draw two curved lines around the chest part.

  8. Outline The Toes

    How To Draw A Fox: Step 8

    Outline the fox’s toes by making short curved lines.

  9. Complete The Fox Drawing

    How To Draw A Fox: Step 9

    Complete the fox drawing by coloring the fox’s fur with orange and light brown crayons. Then, use a purple crayon to shade the nose.

How to Draw a Fox 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 Fox. 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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