How to Draw an Elephant Head

In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw an Elephant Head in 7 easy steps - great for kids and novice artists.

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How to Draw an Elephant Head - Step-by-Step Tutorial

Step 1: First, draw the right ear by drawing a D shape and then filling it in with short horizontal lines.

Step 2: Draw the head with a curved horizontal line on top and a shorter one on the bottom.

Step 3: Draw an S for the elephant's long truck. Then add another short line and connect it to the head. Connect the trunk and the second line at the tip with a small horizontal line.

Step 4: Draw the right tusk with an oval shape and make it pointy at the tip. Draw two small lines curving into the head.

Step 5: Draw the other tusk with another oval shape. Make it pointy at the tip.

Step 6: Draw a triangle for the left ear. Add details on the trunk with short diagonal lines.

Step 7: Finally, draw the elephant's eye. Draw a small oval for the eye and fill it in halfway. Add arcs above and below the eye for detail.

Step 8: Your elephant is all done. Great job! Add brown or gray to color your elephant.

How to Draw an Elephant Head - Step-by-Step Tutorial

How to Draw an Elephant Head – Step-by-Step Tutorial