How to Draw an Elephant Face
Young artists can learn how to draw an elephant face by following the example drawings in this easy tutorial.
There are 6 easy steps to follow, children will enjoy making their own elephant face on paper. Also included is a printable version of this elephant face drawing tutorial.
Perfect for art teachers and homeschoolers looking to instruct kids how to draw a elephant face.
Trying to learn to draw is much more fun when you have a easy to understand lesson to reference. Enjoy!
- Drawing Paper
- Crayons or Colored Pencils
- Black Marker (optional)
- How to Draw an Elephant Face Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
In this beginner’s lesson, we are going to learn how to draw an elephant face with your drawing materials. Pay attention to the different sizes and shapes contained in the example drawing of the elephant face. The new lines in each step is made of blue so you can observe the current shapes that you will be drawing.
Time Needed: 20 minutes
Outline The Head
Outline the shape of the elephant’s head as shown.
Draw The Eyes
Draw two shaded ovals to add the elephant’s eyes.
Form The Trunk
Form the long curved shape of the elephant’s trunk attached to the bottom of its head. Create short curved lines following the shape of the trunk to add some texture.
Attach The Ears
Form the big curvy shape of the elephant’s ears on both sides of its head as shown.
Add The Tusks
Add long V-shaped lines on each side of the elephant’s trunk to form its tusks.
Complete The Elephant Face Drawing
Let’s add some color to our drawing of an elephant face. First, use a white crayon to color the tusks. Next, usea pink crayon to fill in the inner parts of its ears. Now, shade the rest of the elephant’s head with a gray crayon.
How to Draw an Elephant 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 an Elephant 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!