How to Draw a Highland Cow
Wish to learn how to draw a highland cow?
Kids will enjoy this simple step by step lesson for learning how to draw a highland cow. This easy highland cow tutorial is perfect for fairly young students 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 last about 20 minutes, but the drawing process may actually take longer if a background is created as well.
Learning to draw is much more fun when you have a fun & easy lesson to reference. Keep practicing!
- Drawing Paper
- Crayons or Colored Pencils
- Black Marker (optional)
- How to Draw a Highland Cow Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
In today’s post, we will learn how to draw a highland cow on paper. The design and proportion of each part will be pointed out in each step of the how-to article here. Observe that the blue lines are used to show the new lines being drawn in each step.
Time Needed: 20 minutes
Draw The Snout
First, draw an oval with two shaded dots to form the highland cow’s nose. Add a line curving upwards to draw its mouth.
Form The Head
First, form the furry rounded shape of the highland cow’s hair. Next, connect the hair to the nose by drawing two furry diagonal lines as shown.
Add The Ears And Horns
Add thin V-shaped lines to form the highland cow’s horns. Draw pointed shapes below its horns to form its ears.
Outline The Body And Tail
Outline the furry elongated shape of the highland cow’s body. Draw its long furry tail attached to the body.
Attach The Legs
First, outline the furry shape of the highland cow’s upper legs. Next, draw the thin shape of its bottom legs. Don’t forget to form the hooves by drawing curved horizontal lines.
Complete The Highland Cow Drawing
Let’s complete the highland cow drawing! First, use a pink crayon to shade the snout, mouth and inner ears. Next, use a cream colored crayon to color the horns. Now, color the hair on the top part of its head using a yellow crayon. Then, fill in the hooves using a black crayon. Finally, shade the rest of the highland cow’s body using an orange crayon.
How to Draw a Highland Cow 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 Highland Cow. 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!