How to Draw a Unicorn and a Rainbow

There are two magical things that always seem to go together: unicorns and rainbows. Want to create a stunning fantasy scene for yourself? Then we have everything you need – let’s get started!


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Start by grabbing a purple pencil, and drawing a large “loop” in the left of your page.


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At the bottom of the “loop”, bring another curved line across to the left and up. Leave a gap, then add a short, curved line.


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Now, add a horn to the space at the top of the shapes, and add short, diagonal lines all down the length of this.


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Add a forelock of hair all around this with a series of slightly bumpy lines.


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Bring a mane out to the back with two parallel, jagged lines ending in a point at the right end.


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Next, add two dots to the curve at the bottom, and add a small curved line behind this for the nostrils and mouth of the unicorn.


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Add two triangles, one on either side of the horn, and then add smaller triangle shapes inside each of these.


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Now, bring a curved line down underneath the chin, and take this towards the bottom left-hand corner of the page. Take another curved line across to the right, add another parallel line above this, and then add a short curved line just below this top one. This will be one of your unicorn’s hooves.


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Add another leg and hoof to the right of the first…


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And then add a curved line to the right and a larger curved line just behind this.


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Add another hoof to this back leg…


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And then connect this to the end of the mane with a curved line.


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Now, bring another bumpy shape out from the top of the back to create the tail – aim this towards the top right-hand corner of the page.


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Add another leg and hoof below the one at the back…


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And shade the hooves with the purple pen, leaving a small square in the center of each.


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Now, shade the horn the same shade, and carefully shade the squares on the hooves lightly, leaving small “slits” on the front hooves.


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Grab a pink pen, and use this to shade the tail, mane, and inside of the mouth, as well as the tops of the nostrils.


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Use the black pen to add two eyes to the face…


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And then add smaller rings inside these, with long, curved lashes at the top.


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Now, use a pink pen to add a series of spots and dots all across the belly and back of the unicorn.


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Use a pink pencil to shade the bottom, legs, face, and neck of your unicorn very lightly.


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Now, use a red pen to add a series of stars around the top and bottom…


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And then bring two curved, parallel lines across below the bottom of the unicorn. Join these at the end with wavy lines.


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Shade in this shape with the pink pen…


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And then repeat this shape above the first using a purple pen.


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Use the purple pen to add more stars around the top and bottom…


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And then add another stripe to the top of the rainbow with a green pen.


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Follow this with a stripe made by a khaki-shaded pen…


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And then use an orange pen for another stripe above this.


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Grab the green pen, and add to the array of stars.


And voila – your very own adorable unicorn, leaping over a rainbow. The adventures to be enjoyed are all up to you – where will she go first?

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