In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw a Realistic Giraffe in 8 easy steps - great for kids and novice artists.
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How to Draw a Realistic Giraffe - Step-by-Step Tutorial
Step 1: First we'll start with the body. Draw an oval in the middle of the page.
Step 2: We'll add the head and neck now. Draw a long rectangle for the neck with an upside-down egg shape on top for the head.
Step 3: Now let's add details. Draw hair down the giraffe's neck, tiny ears, eyes and nose.
Step 4: Next draw the front leg. This is long and thin with a bump at the knee, and ends in a hoof.
Step 5: Draw the other front leg in the same way
Step 6: Add the two hind legs in the same way as the front legs, but with a wider bit at the top. Add a long thin tail with a teardrop shape at the end.
Step 7: Now you can add spots all over the body.
Step 8: Lastly, draw more spots on the legs.
Step 9: Well Done! You've finished your giraffe!!