How to Draw a Cute Hedgehog

With their cute spikes, adorable faces, and curious natures, it is easy to see why hedgehogs are such popular creatures – so let’s play our part in celebrating them!


Tutorial Video


Step-By-Step Images and Instructions

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Start by taking a black fineliner pen, and drawing a small ring in the center of your page, slightly to the left.


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Add two smaller circles inside the rings, one in each “corner”.


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Repeat this shape with another to the right of the first.


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Now, add another ring around the outside of each…


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And add a small circle below the left shape, with a curved line extending up from the top right section.


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Now, bring a short line down from the bottom, and add a “bumpy” line across to the right.


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Add two brows, one above each of the eyes…


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And then add a wide “u” below the bumpy line. Add an “m” shape inside this to create the mouth.


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Add another curved line around and below this…


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And then add a curved line heading out to the left, bumping in, and back out around the left eye.


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Extend this line out at the bottom, heading towards the bottom right-hand corner of the page…


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And then add two curved, parallel lines to the end of this, ending in three small “bumps” for paws.


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Add another leg and paw to the left of the first.


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Now, bring a jagged line across to the right…


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And add another leg and paw to the end of this.


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Then, add another leg to the back…


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Return to the top of the page, and add a “horseshoe” shape to the right of the right eye. Then, add a small “teardrop” inside this to create an ear.


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Bring a jagged line across from this, heading to the left, to meet the other line.


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Now, connect the ear to the back of the animal with a jagged line.


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Now, add a curved, jagged line reaching up from the front, across to the right, and back down to meet the back of the hedgehog.


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Add another ear to the left-hand side…


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And then add a series of short, jagged lines across the top of the front paws.


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Grab a light brown pen, and fill in the bottom section of the hedgehog.


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Use a pink pen for the inside of the ears.


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Now, use a brown pen to fill in the paws…


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And a dark brown pen for the nose and the back of the hedgehog, as well as the inside of the mouth.


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Take a black fineliner pen, and fill in the main section of the eyes…


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And a cyan pen for the ring around this.


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Take a black fineliner pen, and add a few whiskers emerging from the face of the hedgehog.


And there we have it – your own adorable nocturnal friend! But what adventures await him?

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