How to Draw a Cute Sleeping Fox

When it comes to wild animals, foxes are up there with some of the most adorable creatures roaming our forests and fields. Being fortunate enough to capture one sleeping means that you should consider yourself lucky, and we will celebrate these gorgeous animals in just a few easy steps. Let’s get started?


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Step-By-Step Images and Instructions

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Start by taking a black pen and drawing a large semicircle on the left-hand side of your page.


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At each end of the line, add a small point, and then draw a triangle shape underneath this.


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Add another point, and then join the two sides together with a curved line at the bottom.


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Add a small, horizontal line to each of the central points, and flick this down at the end.


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At the end of this flick, draw two curved lines down towards the bottom of the shape.


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At the end, join these lines with an oval shape.


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Add two small triangles to the top of the curved line to create two ears.


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Then, add two smaller triangles inside these larger ones to add detail to the inner ear.


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Add a small mark on either side of both ears…


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And then bring a line up to a point, back down, and curve a line up and across to the right, ending it level with the bottom of the face.


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Join this section to the face on the left with another curved line…


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And then add another small section underneath to create the top of the tail.


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Continue the curved line across below the face, and then take it down towards the bottom left-hand corner of the page…


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Before creating a point and bringing a curved line back across and up to meet the back, forming the distinctive large, bushy tail of the fox.


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Add a large patch starting from the line on the right ear and coming across and down to form a patch.


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Add a jagged line to the end of the tail to create a white tip…


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And then add another section with jagged lines to the right of this tip.


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Take a black fineliner pen, and draw two horizontal “teardrop” shapes to the bottom half of the face.


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Then, add a series of small almond shapes, arranged in rows moving up and across the face.


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Continue these almond shapes across the length of the back of the fox…


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And then all down the length of the tail.


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Take a black pen, and fill in the top half of each of the ears, the nose, and the space at the top of the tail. Then fill in the shapes along the length of the tail with the black pen.


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Grab an orange pen, and fill in the shapes on the face, the top of the tail, and the front of the body.


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Finally, use a light brown pencil for the face, the rest of the body, and the top of the tail to complete your drawing.


And there we have it, an adorable fox snoozing in a warm, cozy bed. What will happen when he awakens – it is up to your to write the rest of the story and decide!

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