Mule Drawing: Step 9

Mule Drawing

Kids will have a wonderful time learning how to create a mule drawing.

Beginners will benefit from this simple step by step lesson for learning how to draw a mule. This easy mule tutorial is perfect for young kids looking to learn how to draw.

All drawing steps are included here which make it fun and simple to follow! Expect this drawing to last about 30 minutes, but the art-making process may actually take longer if a background is created in addition to the subject matter.

Enjoy creating a colorful mule drawing and remember to add some unique aspects. Now let’s get started.


  • Pencil
  • Drawing Paper
  • Crayons or Colored Pencils
  • Black Marker (optional)
  • Mule Drawing Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
Mule Drawing: All Steps

This lesson will instruct you how to draw a mule. We will pay attention to the shapes of each part and variety of lines drawn making sure that the artwork looks right.

Time Needed: 30 minutes

  1. Create The Snout

    Mule Drawing: Step 1

    Form the shape of the mule’s snout as shown. Add two thin ovals to draw the nostrils. Then, create a line curving upwards to draw the mouth.

  2. Outline The Head

    Mule Drawing: Step 2

    Outline the curved shape of the mule’s head.

  3. Add The Eyes

    Mule Drawing: Step 3

    Draw two shaded ovals to add the mule’s eyes.

  4. Attach The Ears

    Mule Drawing: Step 4

    Attach the thin elongated shape of the mule’s ears on top of its head.

  5. Outline The Body

    Mule Drawing: Step 5

    Outline the oval shape of the mule’s body.

  6. Draw The Mane

    Mule Drawing: Step 6

    Form the jagged shape of the mule’s mane on its back.

  7. Attach The Legs

    Mule Drawing: Step 7

    Draw the shape of the mule’s legs connected to the bottom of its body. Add a curved line near the end of each leg to form the hooves.

  8. Add The Tail

    Mule Drawing: Step 8

    Create the thin long shape of the mule’s tail. Then, form the pointed tip of its tail as shown.

  9. Complete The Mule Drawing

    Mule Drawing: Step 9

    Let’s finish our drawing of a mule by adding colors! First, use a cream colored crayon to shade the snout, inner ears, and underbelly. Next, use a dark brown crayon to color the mane, hooves, and the tip of the tail. Finally, shade the rest of the mule’s body using a brown crayon.

Mule Drawing PDF Download

Click the link below to view or download this drawing lesson. The PDF is a printable drawing lesson for Mule Drawing. 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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