How to Draw a Realistic Bear

In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw a Realistic Bear in 8 easy steps - great for kids and novice artists.

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Below are the individual steps - you can click on each one for a High Resolution printable PDF version.

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How to Draw a Realistic Bear - Step-by-Step Tutorial

Step 1: Begin by drawing a small circle on the left side, followed by three more circles with each slightly larger than the last.

Step 2: Then you'll erase the overlapping parts of the circles and draw in the face with nose, mouth and eye.

Step 3: Next draw in the fur around the face and the ears, making one ear a small triangle above the eye.

Step 4: Then you'll draw the line for the back from the top of the head to the largest circle and the fuzzy line for the chest, front leg and foot.

Step 5: Next draw the other front leg and foot extending from the chest.

Step 6: Then draw in the left hind leg and foot, making the line fuzzy.

Step 7: Next you'll draw the other hind leg and add the fur details to the body.

Step 8: Finally, add in the paws and nails on the feet.

Step 9: You completed your Bear! Woohoo!

How to Draw a Realistic Bear - Step-by-Step Tutorial

How to Draw a Realistic Bear – Step-by-Step Tutorial