Yak Drawing: Step 9

Yak Drawing

Kids can learn how to make a yak drawing.

Everyone will like this simple step by step lesson for learning how to draw a yak. This easy yak instruction guide is perfect for young kids looking to get started with drawing.

All drawing steps are included here which make it fun and simple to follow! Plan for this drawing to last about 30 minutes, but the art-making process may actually take longer if a background is drawn as well.

Get a thrill out of creating a colorful yak drawing and remember to add some individual details. It’s time to get creative!


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

In today’s guided lesson, we will learn how to make a yak drawing on paper. The shape and proportion of each of the drawn parts will be considered in each step of the lesson. Observe that the blue lines are used to show the new lines being drawn in each step.

Time Needed: 30 minutes

  1. Create The Snout

    Yak Drawing: Step 1

    To form the yak’s snout, first draw an oval with two dots. Next, add a curved line below to draw the mouth.

  2. Add The Eyes

    Yak Drawing: Step 2

    Add two shaded ovals to draw the yak’s eyes.

  3. Outline The Head

    Yak Drawing: Step 3

    Draw a wavy diagonal line on each side of the yak’s snout to outline the shape of its head.

  4. Add The Hair

    Yak Drawing: Step 4

    Add the hair on top of the yak’s head by drawing a bumpy rounded shape.

  5. Attach The Horns

    Yak Drawing: Step 5

    Attach the curved and pointed shape of the yak’s horns on each side of its head.

  6. Form The Ears

    Yak Drawing: Step 6

    Form the pointed shape of the yak’s ears below the horns.

  7. Outline The Body

    Yak Drawing: Step 7

    Outline the shape of the yak’s body connected to its head. Emphasize its long hair using zigzag shapes on the bottom.

  8. Attach The Legs

    Yak Drawing: Step 8

    Draw the shape of the yak’s legs below its body as shown in the illustration.

  9. Complete The Yak Drawing

    Yak Drawing: Step 9

    Let’s add some color to our yak drawing! First, use a pink crayon to color its nose, mouth and inner ears. Next, shade its horns using a white crayon. Now, color the head, ears, and legs with a light brown crayon. Then, use a darker shade of brown to shade the hair on top of its head and around its body.

Yak Drawing PDF Download

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