How To Draw Musk Ox: Step 6

How to Draw Musk Ox

Children will enjoy learning how to draw musk ox in today’s art lesson.

There are 6 easy steps to follow, children will enjoy designing their own musk ox on paper. Also included is a downloadable version of this musk ox drawing tutorial.

Ideal for art teachers and homeschoolers looking to teach kids how to draw their own musk ox.

Trying to learn to draw is much more fun when you have a simple lesson to follow. Let’s get drawing!


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

The goal is to arrive at a finished drawing of a musk ox by creating one part at a time. This project will take 6 steps in total as we continue to create each part moving closer to the finished drawing. The final drawing will be completed with color creating a artwork you can be proud of!

Time Needed: 20 minutes

  1. Create The Face

    How To Draw Musk Ox: Step 1

    Create two shaded ovals to draw the musk ox’s eyes. Next, form the nose by drawing an oval with two dots. Add a line curving upwards below the nose to form the mouth.

  2. Outline The Head

    How To Draw Musk Ox: Step 2

    Outline the shape of the musk ox’s head by creating a diagonal line connected to its nose.

  3. Draw The Ears And Horns

    How To Draw Musk Ox: Step 3

    First, draw the curved and pointed shape of the musk ox’s horns on top of its head. Then, add the small pointed shape of its ears above its horns as shown.

  4. Form The Body

    How To Draw Musk Ox: Step 4

    Form the curvy shape of the musk ox’s body. Add some zigzag shapes on the bottom to emphasize its long shaggy coat.

  5. Attach The Legs

    How To Draw Musk Ox: Step 5

    Attach the ox’s legs below its body. Form the shape of its hooves attached to the bottom of each leg as shown.

  6. Complete The Musk Ox Drawing

    How To Draw Musk Ox: Step 6

    Let’s now color our musk ox drawing by first shading the horns and hooves with a light yellow crayon. Next, fill in the inner ears, nose and mouth with a pink crayon. Color the head, legs, and outer ears with a light brown crayon. Finally, shade the musk ox’s coat using orange and brown crayons.

How to Draw Musk Ox PDF Download

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