How to Draw a Giraffe Head

In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw a Giraffe Head in 7 easy steps - great for kids and novice artists.

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How to Draw a Giraffe Head - Step-by-Step Tutorial

Step 1: Begin by drawing the horns. Draw 2 cones, narrow and flat at the top, and wider at the bottom. The left horn should have no bottom, the right should be connected to the right by a curved line.

Step 2: To draw the left ear, draw what looks like a small wing, adding three small ovals to the center.

Step 3: For the right ear, draw a rounded triangle, with a small triangle and zig-zag in the center.

Step 4: Now for the eyes. From below the left horn, draw half a rectangle with roundede corners. Add two curved lines, connecting on the face like an oval, one end attached to the side of the rectangle. Add a black oval within with a small spot of white for the pupil. Above the eye, draw a curved line. For the right eye, draw a triangle below the right horn, with the top open. fill in a small dark space beneath and add a short line below.

Step 5: Now to draw the mouth. From the line beneath the right eye, extend out into a snout shape, squaring the line beneath the left eye for the jaw line. At the end of the snout, add a small curved line beneath for the mouth.

Step 6: Draw the nostrils by adding two ovals to the end of the snout. Add one line within each, and connect the left nostril to the snout with a curved line.

Step 7: Let's add more details! Draw two lines, one below the left ear and one below the jaw, extending into a neck. Add a short main to the top, and draw on some spots.

Step 8: Your girrafe is now finished!

How to Draw a Giraffe Head - Step-by-Step Tutorial

How to Draw a Giraffe Head – Step-by-Step Tutorial