Water Buffalo Drawing: Step 9

Water Buffalo Drawing

Need to teach a grade schooler how to draw a water buffalo drawing?

Follow along with these basic 9 drawing steps. You’ll learn the fundamentals for drawing a water buffalo.

This lesson only takes about 30 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” page with just the line art. This goes perfectly with crayons or markers. It’s wonderful for very young kids looking for some extra guidance and simply looking to fill in a water buffalo.

Art making is much more fun when you have a easy-to-understand lesson to follow. Keep practicing!


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

In this lesson, we will start with a blank piece of paper and learn how to make a water buffalo drawing in no time. We will pay attention to the shape and size of each part of the water buffalo.

Time Needed: 30 minutes

  1. Outline The Head

    Water Buffalo Drawing: Step 1

    Form the oval-like shape to outline the water buffalo’s head.

  2. Create The Eyes

    Water Buffalo Drawing: Step 2

    Create two shaded ovals for the eyes.

  3. Add The Snout

    Water Buffalo Drawing: Step 3

    First, draw an oval with two dots. Next, create a curved line to form the mouth.

  4. Attach The Ears

    Water Buffalo Drawing: Step 4

    Attach the long pointed shape of the water buffalo’s ears on both sides of its head.

  5. Add The Horns

    Water Buffalo Drawing: Step 5

    Add the curved shape of the water buffalo’s horns on top of its head.

  6. Outline The Body

    Water Buffalo Drawing: Step 6

    Outline the rounded shape of the water buffalo’s body.

  7. Attach The Legs

    Water Buffalo Drawing: Step 7

    Draw the thin long shape of the water buffalo’s legs attached to the bottom of its body.

  8. Form The Tail

    Water Buffalo Drawing: Step 8

    Draw a thin shape attached to the end of the water buffalo’s body. Add a pointed shape at the tip of the tail.

  9. Complete The Water Buffalo Drawing

    Water Buffalo Drawing: Step 9

    Now, let’s give life to our drawing of a water buffalo! First, use a dark gray crayon to shade the horns, inner ears, snout, hooves, and the tip of its tail. Next, use a gray crayon to color the rest of the water buffalo’s body.

Water Buffalo Drawing PDF Download

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