How to Draw a Fat Horse

Horses come in all shapes and sizes, including fat and thin. Fat horses may not be the most active, but they can have the advantage of being super cute! Having doubts? Let’s take a closer look!


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Step-By-Step Images and Instructions

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Start with a black pen, and draw a small triangle, angled to be brought 45 degrees, in the left of your page. Extend the right side of the shape downwards, and then add a wavy line to the left side.


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Bring this wavy line across to the right, and then up to create a “tuft”. Repeat this shape twice more, ending with the line just below the ear.


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Add a second ear to the left of the first…


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And then add a small almond shape for the eye. Add a smaller shape inside this, and fill this in almost completely, leaving just a small dot.


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Now, add a large “D” shape to the right of the ear.


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Add a large “crescent moon” shape to the right of this…


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And then repeat this shape several times across to the right.


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Now, bring a line down from below the forelock, and below the first tuft of mane. Bring this out and across to form the outline of the face.


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Add a wavy line to the bottom, and then a small dot below this for the nostril.


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Next, bring a line across to the left, and then take this down towards the bottom of the page, making it wavy as you go.


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Bring a line across from just above the bottom of the nose, and then take this down to the bottom of the page. Add a hoof, and then bring a straight line up.


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Next, add another leg and hoof just in front of this first one…


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And add a third leg and hoof to the back of your horse. Use a curved line to connect the back and front together.


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Add another leg to the back…


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And then draw three more “tufts”, followed by a “flick” at the top, to create a tail.


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Every horse needs grass to eat! Add a few jagged lines below the horse, and connect the bottom of these with a straight line.


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Grab a black pen, and use this to fill in your horse’s hooves…


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And then use a brown pen for the mane and tail.


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Now, use an orange pen to shade the main body of the horse.


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Finally, grab a green pen, and use this to add color to the tufts of grass.


And voila – an adorable, fat horse enjoying his favorite snack. All he needs is a name!

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