How to Draw a Cow Jumping Over the Moon

As any fan of nursery rhymes will be aware, the cow that jumped over the moon was a pretty cool cow – and we can recreate this famous scene in just a few short, simple steps. Ready, set: go!


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Step-By-Step Images and Instructions

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Begin with a black pen, and draw a square, angled “U” shape at the bottom of your page. Add two dots to the bottom.


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Add a curve just below the dots to create the nose…


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And then add two curved lines above this, with small marks at the bottom for lashes.


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Next, add an almond shape to either side for ears.


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Add another, smaller shape inside the larger ones…


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And then add two curved horns to the top of the head.


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Take a curved line across from the top of the right ear, across towards the top right-hand corner of the page. Add two curved, parallel lines to the end of this, and top them with a tuft for a tail.


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Take a line down from the bottom of this, and take this to the bottom right-hand corner of the page.


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Now, add a diagonal line to the right of the face. Take two parallel, straight lines down towards the bottom of the page to create the front leg, and add a pointed hoof to the end.


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Now, add another leg to the right of the first.


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Take a curved line across to the right, and add another leg to the back, pointing towards the bottom right-hand corner of the page. Connect this to the tail above.


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Add lines to the bottom of the legs to form hooves…


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And then add another back leg just in front of the one you have already drawn.


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Next, use a dashed line to add a curved, half-circle shape to the bottom of the body.


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Add small bumps in the gaps for the udder.


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Next, add a series of patches all across the body and legs of the cow, including a section at the top of the head.


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Now, add a large, sweeping crescent moon shape behind the cow.


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Draw a star to the right of this, and surround this with small triangle shapes.


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Repeat this stunning design all across the top of your page.


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Use a black pen to shade the patches, the hooves, the top of the head, ears, and the horns.


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Grab a yellow pen, and use this to color the large moon.


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Use the same shade to fill in the triangles around the stars…


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And then use a pink pen for the inside of the cow’s ears, the nose, and the udder.


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Then, grab a blue pen, and shade the entire background.


Now, who said that the cow jumping over the moon was just a nursery rhyme – we have proof that it happened right here!

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