How to Draw a Grison

In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw a Grison in 6 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.

At the bottom you can read some interesting facts about the Grison.

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How to Draw a Grison - Step-by-Step Tutorial

Step 1: Draw the head. The grison has a longer face, but no noticable snout,

Step 2: Add detail to the face. Add a half-circle for the ear, and draw squggles for the inner ear. Draw a line down the face, as wll as a small circle for the eye. Use a curved line for the nose

Step 3: Extend the head into the body. Make sure it is long and narrow, and leave a space for the tail and legs. Also, continue the line from the face down the body.

Step 4: Next, to draw the tail, extend the line of the back down and around.

Step 5: Draw the back legs. The grison's legs are small and stubby, compared to other 4-legged animals.

Step 6: Next, draw the front legs, very similar to the back legs.

Interesting Facts about the Grison

The Grison is a carnivorous mammal in the mustelid family. This family is also known as the weasel family and includes weasels, wolverines, otters, and ferrets. The Grison ranges from southern Mexico to northern Argentina. They can grow up to 24 inches (60 centimeters) in length and weigh up to 8.4 pounds (3.8 kilograms). They eat small mammals, reptiles, birds, and amphibians. The Grison is most active during the daytime.

Did you know?

  • Grisons are sometimes kept as pets.
  • The female Grisons give birth to one to four babies that are fully dependant on their mothers until the age of four months.
  • Grisons live on land but are good swimmers and can also climb trees.
  • The Grison is a playful and inquisitive animal.
  • They release a musky smell when they feel threatened.
  • They are also known as the Greater Grison.

Lesson plan note: Take a trip to your local zoo to visit other mustelids. Observe how they are the similar and how they are different. If you are unable to visit a local zoo, then you can draw and cut out a Grison. Make copies and distribute to each student. Have each student color their Grison. Hang them on the bulletin board for everyone to see.