How to Draw Toucan Sam

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

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At the bottom you can read some interesting facts about the Toucan Sam.

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How to Draw Toucan Sam - Step-by-Step Tutorial

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Interesting Facts about TOUCAN SAM

Toucan Sam is a member in the casting group for the Kellogg Company series of cereals. They used different radio and television celebrities known to the public in their advertisements for breakfast food. It is an American distributor of nutritious and delicious products available at markets.

Did you know?

  • This character first appeared in 1963.
  • Sam’s main role was as an animated character in television commercials for Kellogg’s Froot Loops.
  • This Toucan mascot has an English accent, a representative for multi-colored ring-shaped grain cereal.
  • He has a cousin called Arty Artin who was featured in some commercials.
  • This blue male tropical bird with a multi-colored beak always uses the catchphrase “Follow your nose… it always knows!”
  • His beak’s colors originally represented the different flavors in the cereal, but new flavors have been added. There are now 8 flavors of original red, yellow, orange, and now green, purple, blue, pink, and gold.
  • He has had a cameo on some television shows.

The animated advertising character was created by Manuel R. Vega. He was originally voiced by Mel Blanc the “Man of a Thousand Voices.” They then used Paul Frees until his death, to imitate Ronald Colman. In recent advertisements, Toucan Sam’s voice is performed by Maurice LaMarche.