Creatives will have a wonderful time learning how to draw a lion roaring with 9 simple illustrative steps.
Have fun with this simple step by step lesson for learning how to draw a lion roaring. This easy lion roaring tutorial is perfect for fairly young kids looking to get started with drawing.
All drawing steps are included here which make it fun and easy to follow! Plan for this drawing to require about 30 minutes, but the drawing process can 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 roaring. Go beyond the lesson…don’t forget to add some unique details. It is time to get drawing!
- Drawing Paper
- Crayons or Colored Pencils
- Black Marker (optional)
- How to Draw a Lion Roaring Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
In today’s lesson, we will discover how to draw a lion roaring on paper. The design and proportion of each part will be highlighted in each step of the how-to article here. Observe that the blue pencil lines are used to show the current lines being drawn in each in each of the steps.
Time Needed: 30 minutes
Draw The Nose
To form the lion’s nose, draw a small triangular shape. Now, create a rounded shape connected to the bottom of the nose. Then, add dots to the rounded shape.
Outline The Head
Outline the shape of the lion’s head as shown.
Form The Face
First, draw a line curving downwards for the eye. Next, add two short curving vertical lines on the snout. Let’s form the lion’s mouth by first drawing its pointy fangs. Then, draw the rest of the mouth by adding a curved line from the top fang connecting to the bottom fang.
Add The Ear
Draw two curved lines to form the lion’s ear.
Draw The Mane
Outline the pointy shape of the lion’s mane similar to the illustration shown. Don’t forget to add a curved line at the base of the lion’s ear!
Form The Body And Tail
First, form the elongated shape of the lion’s body. Next attach a thin wavy shape to the body. Then, add the tip of the lion’s tail as shown.
Attach The Legs
Attach the lion’s legs at the bottom of the body by creating vertical lines with paws at the end of each leg. Don’t forget to add curved lines on each paw.
Outline The Underbelly
Draw a wavy horizontal line to form the lion’s underbelly as shown.
Complete The Roaring Lion Drawing
Let’s give life to the roaring lion by first coloring its nose, mane, and the tip of its tail with a dark brown crayon. Now, use a white crayon to shade the fangs and a red crayon to fill in the inner mouth. Next, color the upper nose and underbelly with a light orange crayon. Finish the illustration by shading the rest of the lion’s body with an orange crayon.
How to Draw a Lion Roaring 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 Roaring. 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!