How to Draw a Simple Lion for Kids

In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw a Lion For Kids in 9 easy steps - great for kids and novice artists.

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How to Draw a Lion For Kids - Step-by-Step Tutorial

Step 1: Begin your lion by drawing a large circle for the head.

Step 2: Add two half circles on top of the head for the ears.

Step 3: Draw a jagged line around the head for the lion's hair. The hair of the lion is called the mane.

Step 4: Shade in the mane around the lion's head.

Step 5: Draw the body by connecting a long ellipse to the head.

Step 6: To add the back leg draw a small ellipse and connect it to the body. Add a tiny ellipse to the bottom of that for the foot.

Step 7: Next draw the front legs by adding two skinny ellipses to the front of the body. Don't forget the feet!

Step 8: Now add two eyes, a nose and a mouth to the face of the lion.

Step 9: For the last step add some short lines around the nose for whiskers. Your lion is done!

How to Draw a Lion for Kids - Step-by-Step Tutorial

How to Draw a Lion for Kids – Step-by-Step Tutorial