Whether you are a visitor in a zoo, experiencing a wonderful savannah, or simply keen to know more about the animals that make up the animal kingdom, there are plenty of amazing things to discover about these creatures. Want to learn more? Then let’s start by drawing them in just a few short, simple steps.
Step-By-Step Images and Instructions
Grab a black pen, and draw an “M” shape at the top of your page. Add black dots to the top, and an angled “teardrop” shape to the right.
Next, bring a line down beneath this, taking it to a curve at the bottom, and then curve this across and back up to create the giraffe’s face. Add two small almond shapes for eyes, with curves at the top and bottom.
Now, add a curved line below the top of the ear, and another wavy ear to the left of the head.
Bring a curved line down from the tip of the right ear, right down towards the bottom right-hand corner of the page.
Now, add a “point” to the end of this line, and add a tufty tail to the bottom.
Bring a line down towards the bottom of the page, take this across to the left, and then up slightly. Add a small black shape to the end for the foot.
Now, bring down another leg in front of this, taking this large at the top and narrowing as you reach the bottom, and add another foot to the end.
Connect the back leg to the front one with a curved line…
And then recreate these shapes in front to create the two front legs. Leave the foot of the second leg for the moment.
Add a hoof to the bottom of the second leg with the black pen.
Grab a yellow or light orange pen, and add a series of stars and shapes all across the body of the giraffe, including the face and ears.
Now, use a brown pen for the mane at the back of the neck…
And use a brown pen for the inside of the ears.
Now, grab a gray pencil, and draw a large elephant’s ear to the right of the giraffe.
Add a wavy line to the top of this, and take this across to the left, down in a “U” shape, and then flicking across at the left.
Continue this “flicked” line up to create the tip of the trunk, add an “m” shape rotated to a 90-degree angle, and then follow the line back down for the bottom of the trunk. Take this across to the right, add a curved, pointed tusk, and then connect this to the bottom of the ear to form the head of the elephant.
Add another tusk to the bottom of the elephant’s face.
Next, add a series of curved lines all down the length of the trunk.
Add an almond shape to the front of the ear, with a curve above and below, and then add a curved eyebrow above this.
Bring a curved line across from behind the ear, and take this to the left, wave it slightly, and then down and inwards.
Bring a curved line down at the bottom, and another at the front just below the ear.
Now, add a slightly curved line just behind the one in front…
And join these at the bottom with a short line and three toes.
Bring a curved “point” down at the back of the elephant, and then add a tuft to the bottom of this for a cute tail.
Now, add another line parallel to the one at the back, and join this at the bottom to create the back leg. Add small toes to the bottom.
Bring another line down just behind this back leg, and connect this to the one in front with a short line…
And then join the front and back legs with a curved line to create the tummy.
Now, add half of another leg just behind the front one.
Grab a black pen, and carefully go over the outlines of the elephant.
Use an eraser to remove any pencil marks…
And then use a gray pen to shade the bottom of the tail, the backs of the legs, the bottom of the tummy, and the underside of the trunk and face.
Finally, use a lighter gray pen to shade the rest of the elephant and complete your design.
And there we have it – two of the most stunning creatures, living in harmony. What adventures will they get up to? The rest is up to your imagination!