How to Draw a Rhinoceros
Creatives will enjoy learning how to draw a rhinoceros in today’s drawing lesson.
Sharpen a pencil and follow along with these clear 6 drawing steps. You’ll learn the basics for drawing a rhinoceros.
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 guide even contains a coloring-book-like page with just the line art. This pairs perfectly with crayons or colored pencils. This is ideal for very young kids in the need of extra guidance and are looking to shade in a rhinoceros.
Get a thrill out of learning how to draw a rhinoceros. Go beyond the lesson…don’t forget to add some unique details. Remember there is a PDF guide at the end of the lesson.
- Drawing Paper
- Crayons or Colored Pencils
- Black Marker (optional)
- How to Draw a Rhinoceros Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
In this beginner’s lesson, we are going to learn how to draw a rhinoceros with your drawing materials. Be sure to observe the different sizes and shapes of each part of the rhinoceros. The new lines in each step is drawn in blue so you can see the most recent elements that you will be creating.
Time Needed: 20 minutes
Outline The Head
First, outline the head of the rhinoceros by drawing a curvy V-shape. Don’t forget to add a horizontal line as shown to draw the mouth.
Form The Face
To form rhinoceros’ face, draw a shaded circle for the eyes. Next, draw a small circle above the mouth to form the nose.
Attach The Tusks And Ears
First, let’s attach the tusks by drawing two pointed shapes at the end of the rhinoceros’ tusks. Then, draw a rounded triangular shape with a line in the middle attached to the head to form the ears.
Draw The Body And Tail
Draw the body of the rhinoceros by creating a long elongated shape. Attach a narrow shape with a pointed shape at the end to form the tail.
Form The Limbs
Form the limbs of the rhinoceros by drawing vertical lines attached to the bottom of the body. Don’t forget to add U-shapes at the bottom of the legs to form the toes.
Complete The Rhinoceros Drawing
Color the rhinoceros’ inner ear, nostril, and tip of its tail with a black crayon. Next, use a white crayon to fill in the tusks and toe nails of the rhinoceros. Finally, use a gray crayon to give life and shade the rest of the rhinoceros.
How to Draw a Rhinoceros 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 Rhinoceros. 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!