How to Draw a Cute Unicorn

According to legend, unicorns are amazing mythical creatures who possess magical properties and offer good luck and fortune to anyone who is able to catch a glimpse or cross their path. Looking to bring a little luck and magic into your own life? Read on to learn how to draw your very own super-cute unicorn in just a few simple steps.


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Begin by taking a black pen, and using this to draw a small “teardrop” shape, slightly angled, in the left-hand section of your page, right at the top.


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Add a series of curved lines across the width of the shape to start creating a sharp unicorn horn.


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Just above the bottom, bring a curved line across to the right, and then bring this sharply in and down. Take this to a line curving across to the right and back up, and then add a “bump” to connect this to the left-hand side of the horn.


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To the right of this, add a large “flame” shape, but do not connect the two sides at the bottom.


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Use a curved line to add a small section inside this “flame”…


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And then bring a curved line down on the right, curling down and flicking back up and across at the end, almost in an “l” shape.


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At the end of the flick, bring a parallel line back across and up, ending it level with the top of the one on the left…


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And then add a third line in the center of these two.


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Connect the top line to the top of the ear with a fourth curved line…


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And then add a large, curved “C” shape to the front to create the outline of the face.


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Add a small curved line just above the bottom, and then another small curved mark above this one.


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Now, add a curved line to the right, and make a series of small marks emerging from the top of this – every unicorn needs fabulous lashes!


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Bring a line down from the bottom of the face, and end this in two curved lines to create the front legs. Add a line to the tops of each of these for hooves.


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Next, add two more legs at the back…


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And join the front and back legs with a curved line in the middle.


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Connect the back legs to the bottom of the mane with a curve, and add a small, cute love heart inside the shape.


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Now, add a small half circle just to the right of the heart, and bring two curved lines out and down to end in a point, and create that flowing unicorn tail.


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Add another line to the middle of the tail…


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And then draw a large “cloud” shape all around the bottom of your unicorn.


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Grab a pink pen, and use this to fill in the paws, the heart, and the top of the tail and bottom of the mane. Add a pink spot to the cheek underneath the eye.


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Use a yellow pen for the central section of the mane and the horn at the front of the unicorn’s head.


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Then use a blue pen for the rest of the mane, and the section at the back of the body.


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Use a purple pen for the tail…


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And a blue pencil for the cloud around the bottom.


Voila! A super cute fantasy unicorn is ready and waiting for any adventure you have planned – the only limit you have is your own imagination!

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