How To Draw An Alpaca: Step 6

How to Draw an Alpaca

Young artists will have a wonderful time learning how to draw an alpaca with 6 simple steps.

Beginners will benefit from this simple step by step lesson for learning how to draw an alpaca. This easy alpaca lesson is perfect for younger children looking to get started with drawing.

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

Get a thrill out of learning how to draw an alpaca. Go beyond the lesson…don’t forget to add some personal details. Don’t forget about the free PDF guide.


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

In today’s lesson, we will discover how to draw an alpaca on paper. The shape and proportion of each part will be highlighted in each step of the tutorial. Note that the blue outlines are used to show the new lines being drawn in each step.

Time Needed: 20 minutes

  1. Form The Face

    How To Draw An Alpaca: Step 1

    First, draw two shaded ovals for the eyes. Next, create a small triangular shape for the nose. Draw a rounded shape attached to the bottom of the nose to form the snout. Draw the mouth by creating a line curving upwards.

  2. Draw The Head

    How To Draw An Alpaca: Step 2

    Draw two bumpy curved lines to form the alpaca’s head.

  3. Add The Ears

    How To Draw An Alpaca: Step 3

    Form the pointed shape of the alpaca’s ears attached on top of its head.

  4. Outline The Body And Tail

    How To Draw An Alpaca: Step 4

    Outline the bumpy elongated shape of the alpaca’s body. Next, add the fluffy tail connected to the body.

  5. Attach The Legs

    How To Draw An Alpaca: Step 5

    Draw the fluffy long legs of the alpaca connected to the bottom of its body. Next, form the bottom part of its legs and add hooves.

  6. Complete The Alpaca Drawing

    How To Draw An Alpaca: Step 6

    Let’s add some color to the alpaca drawing! First, use a light brown crayon to shade the inner ears, snout, mouth, and the bottom part of the alpaca’s legs. Next, use a pink crayon to color the nose. Fill in the shimmer in the alpaca’s eyes with a white crayon. Then, shade the rest of the alpaca’s body using a white crayon.

How to Draw an Alpaca PDF Download

Click the link below to view or download this drawing lesson. The PDF is a printable drawing lesson for How to Draw an Alpaca. 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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