How to Draw a Cartoon Hippo

In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw a Cartoon Hippo in 5 easy steps - great for kids and novice artists.

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How to Draw a Cartoon Hippo - Step-by-Step Tutorial

Step 1: Begin by drawing the large head and neck, making them rounded and adding in a large mouth with two square teeth on each side on the top.

Step 2: After that you'll draw in the eye with an arch for the upper eyelid above and to the left of the mouth.

Step 3: Then draw in two rounded triangular ears, one on each side of the head with the one above the eye only barely visible.

Step 4: Next you'll draw in the large oval body with a line across to separate the head and neck from the rest of the body and a space along the bottom for the belly and legs.

Step 5: Finally, draw the front and back legs and feet with three large toes on each foot that each have a toenail.

How to Draw a Cartoon Hippo - Step-by-Step Tutorial

How to Draw a Cartoon Hippo – Step-by-Step Tutorial