How To Draw A Hamster: Step 6

How to Draw a Hamster

Young artists can learn how to draw a hamster by following the example drawings in this easy tutorial.

Draw along with these simple 6 drawing steps. You’ll learn the fundamentals for drawing a hamster.

This lesson only takes about 20 minutes and has a PDF near the bottom of the lesson you can easily print or download. The pdf lesson even contains a coloring-book-like page with just the line art. This goes well with crayons. It is useful for very young children in the need of extra guidance and are looking to shade in a hamster.

Enjoy learning how to draw a hamster. Go beyond the lesson…don’t forget to add some unique details. Don’t forget about the free PDF guide.


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

In today’s basic drawing lesson, we will learn how to draw a hamster on paper. The location and proportion of each part will be observed in each step of the lesson. Observe that the blue pencil lines are used to indicate the current lines being drawn in each in each of the steps.

Time Needed: 20 minutes

  1. Create The Face

    How To Draw A Hamster: Step 1

    First, draw shaded ovals to form the hamster’s eyes. Next, create a small triangular shape for the nose. Then, attach two curved lines at the bottom of its nose to form its mouth.

  2. Form The Head

    How To Draw A Hamster: Step 2

    Form the hamster’s head by drawing a curved line as shown. Add some small bumps to emphasize its furry texture.

  3. Add The Ears

    How To Draw A Hamster: Step 3

    Draw the pointed shape of the hamster’s ears on top of its head.

  4. Form The Body

    How To Draw A Hamster: Step 4

    First, form the outline of the hamster’s body attached to the bottom of its head. Next, add two curved lines to form its forelimbs.

  5. Add The Paws

    How To Draw A Hamster: Step 5

    Draw the shape of the hamster’s paws attached to the ends of its limbs and at the bottom of its body similar to the illustration. Add small lines on its paws to form the claws.

  6. Complete The Hamster Drawing

    How To Draw A Hamster: Step 6

    Let’s add some color to our hamster drawing! First, use a pink crayon to shade the nose, inner ears, and paws. Use a dark brown crayon to color the outer ears. Then, shade the head and body using orange and white crayons.

How to Draw a Hamster 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 Hamster. 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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