How to Draw a Baby Lion

Artist: Dawn / December 6, 2010

Step 1.

When drawing a baby lion all you need to do first is make a large circle for the head, and a small circle for the body. You will then add some facial guidelines and then more guidelines for the body and tail.

Step 2.

Sketch out the shape of the baby lions face like so, and then be sure to draw out the rounded ears too. Notice there is some fur fuzz on the chin.

Step 3.

Now draw out the large lining for the eyes, and be sure the ends are curled for a more batty, or catty look. When that is done, you can draw the nose, mouth or lips, and then sketch out the actual shape of the baby lion's body including the right thi   

Step 4.

When drawing out the rest of the eyes, be sure to add some bold lines and color like you see here. Draw the top lids which gives the lion's eyes the look of being a quarter shut. This technique is done when you want eyes to look pouty. Next, make a l   

Step 5.

For the last drawing step all you have to do is draw in the little alfalfa hair piece, and then draw out the front legs, paws, belly, and finally the scarf. Add some fur definition on the body and inside of the ears like so. Erase the lines and shape   

Step 6.

Here it is, an adorable baby lion that anybody will love. Color him/her in and you are all done. Another great idea is to add some holiday cheer to your baby lion like a Santa hat, or add some jingle bells to the scarf. Whatever you choose will be gr   

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Artist: Dawn
Date Added: December 6, 2010
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Description: Another baby animal drawing for the books and I think you will all be pleased to see this lesson on "how to draw a baby lion", step by step. I was asked a while ago to make a tutorial of a baby lion, and because these animals are one of the most popular big cat species in the world, I figured it was time I went ahead and filled the request. This should be a simple lesson that will put you on the right track to making a baby style lion that will be easy to replicate, and dress up with some cute accessories. As you can see I chose to draw in a scarf or collar, but you can give your baby lion a hat, flower, shirt, bow, tie, or what have you. In general teaching yourself the ins and outs on "how to draw a baby lion" is going to be as easy as eating pie. I guess that's all I have to say for now, but if you want to look at more lion tutorials on the site, all you have to do is look over to the lower right hand corner and there you will see some related lessons that have everything to do with lions. Have fun people, and be sure to enjoy the rest of your awesome drawing day!