Cute Squirrel Drawing Easy Step by Step for Beginners

Cute Squirrel Drawing Easy with this how-to video and step-by-step drawing instructions. Easy animals to draw to draw so cute for beginners and kids.

Cute Squirrel Drawing Easy for Beginners

Please see the drawing tutorial in the video below


You can refer to the simple step-by-step drawing guide below

Step 1

Start by drawing an oval to outline the squirrel’s head.

Step 2

Below the oval, outline the jaw using a series of curves. Allows the lines to meet at jagged points, forming the shape of the fur.

Step 3

Connect the jaw to an oval using a short, curved line. Line the upper part of the jaw with an “M” shaped circle.

Step 4

Sketch the squirrel’s body using a long and curved line. Continue with a series of connected serrated curves at the bottom.

Step 5

Stretch a short and curvy line from the top to form the neck. Continue with a long and curved line to form the arm. Draw a series of curves parallel to this line, forming the opposite side of the arm.

Step 6

Using a series of curves, joined together at jagged points, roughly surround a circle at the bottom of the shape. This forms the squirrel’s hip. Draw a curve for the back, connecting the arms to the hips.

Step 7

Draw a curve to indicate the hip on the opposite side, allowing for a bit of jagged hair on the bottom.

Step 8

Draw a bun on top of the head using a series of long and short curves, allowing the lines to join into sharp points.

Step 9

Draw the ears by stretching out a set of curves on each side of the hair. Allows lines to meet at rounded points.

Step 10

Erase the guides from the ears and hair.

Step 11

Draw a teardrop shape to form each eye. In the eye, draw a circle. Then draw a curve through the bottom of the circle and two smaller circles near the top. Shade between small circles and lines. Draw a few short, curved lines at the ends of each eye to form eyelashes.

Step 12

Draw a slightly irregular, rounded, inverted triangle to form a nose. Draw a wide and circular “W” shaped line to form the upper part of the mouth. Place an irregular shape below the top of the letter “W” and draw a straight line down the middle of the shape. This forms the squirrel’s large teeth. Draw a “U” shaped line to complete the mouth and use two curves to indicate the tongue.

Step 13

Give the squirrel an acorn. Draw a narrow, rounded, curved rectangle to form the acorn cap. Wrap a narrow cylinder over the lid to form the trunk. Point out the far arm using a curve. Draw the squirrel’s hand, using narrow “U” shape lines to form the fingers. Finally, outline the shape of the oak itself using two curves.

Step 14

Remove instruction lines from acorn.

Step 15

Draw a curve above each eye to indicate the eyebrows. Loop each foot using a series of curves, so that the lines overlap and form the toes.

Step 16

Start the squirrel’s bushy tail by drawing a curve from the hip to the face, and another extending from the side of the head.

Step 17

Draw a series of curves to surround the tail, some of which meet at jagged points. Note how the lines at the ends of the tail overlap, forming a gap.

Step 18

Detail each ear using two curves. Extend the curves from face to arms, arms to hips, and hips to tip of tail.

Step 19

Color your cartoon squirrel.


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