How to Draw a Cute Baby Horse

Whether you are a seasoned equestrian, or simply admire the beauty and grace of horses, there is no denying the beauty of a mother frolicking in a field with her foal – this is a truly beautiful sight to behold.


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Step-By-Step Images and Instructions

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Start with a black fineliner pen, and draw a small circle in the center of your page, around an inch from the top.


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Use the fineliner to add a smaller dot inside this circle, and then fill in the space around this.


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Now, add a small “crescent moon” shape above the top of the dot…


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And a second circle beneath this, at the “seven o’clock” position. This will be the eye of your horse.


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Next, add a wavy line below the circles you have created so far.


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Bring a reversed “C” shape to the end of this, and then extend the top of the C upwards towards the top of the page.


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Add a curve to this end section to create a nose, and then add a small dot inside the “C”, with a small semicircle above this.


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Next, add a tall “flame” above the eye, with a short line dividing this in half down the middle.


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Add a curved line to the right of this, and bring this down into a jagged line at the bottom.


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Add a small triangle to the top of this to create a second ear…


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Now, bring a line down from the first ear, heading towards the bottom left-hand corner of the page. Flick this up to form a “v”, then bring it back down and across in a jagged line.


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At the end of this, bring a line back across to the left and back up, parallel with the first, to form a mane.


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Now, bring a wavy line across to the left…


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And another line down from below the chin.


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At the bottom of this, add two parallel lines joined at the bottom with a straight line, and a slight “v” shape to the left, forming the front leg of your horse.


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Now, add a small square hoof to the end of this leg…


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And add another leg just in front of the first.


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Add a hoof to the end of this second leg…


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And then bring a line down from the back, bringing this in, back out, and down to form the back of a leg.


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Bring a line up, then curve this across to the right and up, forming the hindquarter of the horse.


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Add a hoof to this back leg…


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And then connect the back and front legs with a curved line in the center.


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Add another leg to the back, this time curving the line down towards the bottom left-hand corner of the page, then straight down.


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Add a hoof to the final leg…


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Now, add two curved, parallel lines emerging from the back of the horse, growing wider as you flick towards the left and join in a curve to create a flowing tail.


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Next, add a small circle to the right of the horse, just below the nose. Once again, add a small dot and fill in the rest of the shape, leaving this white spot empty.


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Add another crescent moon to the outside of this shape…


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And then add a “c” shape to the left of this. At the top of the “c”, curve the line up towards the top right-hand corner of the page.


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Now, bring a curved line down from the bottom of the “c”, curving across to the right, and then waving down towards the bottom of the page.


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Add a small circle below the eye…


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And then a small leg at the end of the bottom line.


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Bring a line out from the front of the body at roughly a 45-degree angle and then bring it down towards the bottom of the page. Repeat this with a parallel line below, and connect both of these at the bottom with a straight line to create the front leg of the foal.


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Add a hoof to the bottom of this…


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And then add a wavy horizontal line to the top of the head, adding a pointed ear to the left.


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Add some small “almond” shapes in front of the ear for the forelock…


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And then bring two wavy lines down towards the bottom right-hand corner of the page, joining in a point to create the mane.


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Now add a curved line from the bottom back leg…


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And add a back leg to the end of this, complete with curved hindquarters. On the outside of this, draw a curve to connect the back leg to the top of the back.


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Add a hoof to the back leg…


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And then add another leg just in front of this one.


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Now, give your foal a tail emerging from the back…


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And add a series of small dots all along the back and hindquarters of the foal.


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Take a light brown pen, and fill in the mane and tail of the adult horse, as well as the nose of the baby horse.


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Grab a pink pen, and fill in the cheeks of both horses, as well as the insides of the ears.


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Now, use a darker brown pen to fill in the main body of both horses.


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Next, apply the dark brown pen again on the larger horse’s body and head.


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Finally, grab your darkest brown pen, and fill in the mane and tail of the baby, and the hooves of both horses.


And there we have it – a super cute mother and baby horse, just waiting for their next adventure!

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