How to Draw a Realistic Sloth

In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw a Realistic Sloth in 6 easy steps - great for kids and novice artists.

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

Step 1: Start by drawing two small oval shaped eyes curved in the oposite way. Draw one dot inside each eye for the pupil.

Step 2: Now draw a small circular nose between both eyes and draw two dots at the bottom of the nose for nostrils.

Step 3: Now draw a small curved line under the nose for the mouth.

Step 4: Next, we draw the head for which w edraw a fuzzy semi-circle right above the eyes. Now another one outside it, leaving space on the right.

Step 5: Now we draw the body which is a fuzzy semi-circle starting from below the left side of the head, down and then towards the right.

Step 6: To draw the arms, draw two fuzzy loops arising from the middle of the body ending in a pointed tip first. Now draw three curved pointed hooks at the end of both legs. These are the sloth's claws. Now draw a smaller curved arm above the head with three long claws, two on the top and one at the bottom. Draw the last leg the same way at the end of the body and draw the claws. Now draw a fuzzy line between the legs to finish the belly.

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

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