How to Draw a Cute Alien

When it comes to outer space, it is safe to assume that there is more that we don’t know than the things we do – there are still plenty of mysteries left to solve. It seems highly unlikely, however, that we are still alone in the universe, and so getting used to alien creatures seems like a smart idea!


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Grab a black pen, and draw a circle to the right of the center of your page. Add a smaller circle inside this one, and another, even smaller one to the right of this. Fill in the second circle, leaving the smallest circle white.


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Add another, larger circle around the original one, creating a ring.


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Add a long, thin strip to the bottom of this shape to create one eye for your alien. Then, repeat this shape twice more to create two more eyes.


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Add a jagged line connecting the center and left eyes, and then continue this line down, curving across in a half-circle shape.


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Now, continue the line across and up to form an outline.


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Add a curved shape to the left of the inside of the shape, and add a short line inside this, creating a tongue.


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Add a large semicircle around this, giving your alien a mouth.


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Now, add a series of points to the top and bottom of the mouth to create sharp teeth…


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Next, add two curved parallel lines extending out to the left, and add a waving hand at the end.


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Repeat this on the right-hand side to create another hand.


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Add another set of parallel lines at the bottom of the shape, extending off to the right. Bring these up to a point, and then back down, ending in a foot.


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Add another leg to the left-hand side, this time using a curved line rather than straight ones.


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Now, add a series of short “squiggles” all over the body, to give your alien some fur.


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Time for color! Use a purple pencil to shade the arms and legs…


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And a red pencil for the tongue.


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Fill in the mouth with a brown pencil…


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And add color to the antennae of the eyes with a bright yellow pencil.


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Finally, grab a cyan pencil, and use this to fill in the rest of the body, including the eyes.


In just a few short steps, you have created your very own super cute alien creature – now you just need to decide what kinds of adventures he will enjoy on his home planet, and far, far away…

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