How To Draw A Lion Face: Step 6

How to Draw a Lion Face

Want to find out how to draw a lion face?

Enjoy this simple step by step lesson for learning how to draw a lion face. This easy lion face tutorial is perfect for young students looking to get started with drawing.

All drawing steps are included here which make it fun and easy to follow! Expect this drawing to last about 20 minutes, but the creative process may actually take longer if a background is included in addition to the subject matter.

Get a thrill out of learning how to draw a lion face. Go beyond the lesson…don’t forget to add some unique details. It is time to get drawing!


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

In today’s tutorial, we are going to learn how to draw a lion face 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 current shapes being drawn in each in each of the steps.

Time Needed: 20 minutes

  1. Draw The Face

    How To Draw A Lion Face: Step 1

    First, draw the eyes by creating two ovals. Next, form the nose by creating a rounded shape and adding diagonal lines to both sides.

  2. Form The Mouth

    How To Draw A Lion Face: Step 2

    Form the mouth by first creating rounded shapes connected to the nose. Add the bottom of the mouth by drawing a line curving upwards. Draw the dots and whiskers on the upper part of the mouth as shown.

  3. Outline The Head

    How To Draw A Lion Face: Step 3

    Outline the top of the lion’s head by drawing a curved line.

  4. Add The Ears

    How To Draw A Lion Face: Step 4

    Form the lion’s ears by drawing curved lines above the lion’s head.

  5. Form The Mane

    How To Draw A Lion Face: Step 5

    Outline the lion’s mane by drawing a pointy shape around the head. Next, draw jagged lines at the base of the lion’s ears.

  6. Complete The Lion Face Drawing

    How To Draw A Lion Face: Step 6

    Complete the lion’s face by adding some color! First, let’s color the lion’s beautiful mane and nose using a dark brown crayon. Next, let’s use a black crayon to shade the lion’s eyes. Now, use a light orange crayon to color the inner ears and mouth. Finally, let’s use an orange crayon to shade the rest of the lion’s head!

How to Draw a Lion Face 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 Lion Face. 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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