How to Draw a Lion Eating Meat

We all know that lions are the kings of the jungle – but seeing one in person is a rarity reserved for few of us. Fortunately, we have put together the ultimate guide to drawing your own lion – are you brave enough to get started?


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Step-By-Step Images and Instructions

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Use a black pen to add a heart shape on the left of your page, with the bottom slightly curved.


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Add two small circles to the top of this for the eyes…


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And add a smaller mark inside each of these, with a curved line above each eye.


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Add a small triangle shape below the eyes, and then a teardrop-shaped tongue below this.


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Now, add a curved line to the top of the face on either side.


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Add a horseshoe shape to the top of each curved line at the top, and add a curved line inside each.


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Connect these with two curved lines…


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And then create the mane with jagged lines, joining in a point at the bottom.


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Bring a curved line across to the right, and then take this down, across and loop back up.


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Add a curved line to the top of this, and then add a line to the left. Add another leg at the front.


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Add a wavy tail to the back of the lion, with a tuft at the top.


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Now, add a leg to the front, below the face, and a large oval between the front paws.


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Add another layer to the side of this.


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Now, use a brown pen to shade the bottom of the beard.


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Add color to the top of the head, in the center of the mane…


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Use a darker brown for the rest of the mane, the inside of the ears, and the tuft of the tail.


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Use an orange pen for the main coat, leaving the feet white…


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And use a gray pen for the edges of the body.


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Use a red pen to add red circles to the meat…


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And then a brown pen to add color to the side of the meat.


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Use a pink pen for the rest of the meat…


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And then use a blue pen for the eyes.


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Finally, use an orange pencil to add an oval shape around the bottom of the lion.


And there we have it – who said that lions have to be scary and ferocious? All this one is waiting for is a name, and his next adventure!

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