How to Draw a Simple Giraffe Head

Giraffes are known for their smarts, their social skills, and their super cute faces – and this is exactly what we will focus on in this easy-to-follow tutorial; so let’s take those first steps!


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Step-By-Step Images and Instructions

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Use a black pen to add a large oval shape in the center of your page.


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Add a large half-circle shape to the top of this…


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And then add two sets of short lines to the top of this, with a short circle at the top of each for the horns.


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Use a slightly thicker black pen to add curves to the top sections of the face.


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Add small oval shapes to the top section…


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Add a large “teardrop” shape to either side of the head for ears, with another, smaller shape inside the first.


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Add two small circles to the bottom section, and then another oval shape above each of these. Follow this with a curve in the center of the bottom section.


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Bring two curved, parallel lines down from the bottom of the face…


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And add a series of ovals and shapes down the length of the neck.


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Use a brown pen to shade the patterns, the top of the horns, and the top of the nostrils.


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Use a pink pen for the nostrils…


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And a light pink pencil for the bottom of the nose and the inside of the ears.


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Now, use an orange pen for the rest of the head and neck.


And voila – a giraffes head up close for you to enjoy! Learning to draw these creatures is just the beginning; why not take some time to learn more about all they have to offer?

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