How to Draw Elephants

Artist: makangeni / January 6, 2013
How to Draw Elephants

Step 1.


There are various differences between African and Asian elephants. The African elephants are bigger than the Asian, they have very large ears that cover the shoulders, the top of their cranium is flat and and their trunk (an extension of the upper l   

Step 2.


In this tutorial we will draw an African elephant. Let's start with the guide lines.

Step 3.


Draw the head with ears, trunk and fangs. The lines have not to be smooth, Elephants' skin is full of wrinkles, specially on the trunk.

Step 4.


Add the forelegs.

Step 5.


Finish drawing the body, adding the hind legs and the tail with a tuft of long fur on its tip.

Step 6.


Draw the small eyes and add nails on the feet and wrinkles on the skin.

Step 7.


The elephant is finished! Remember that the wrinkles are concentrated only in certain points: trunk, eyes zone, throat and all the points in which a part is joined to another one, for example where the legs are joined to the body.

Comments (2)
Tigereyes · 4 years ago
Another well done and meaningful tutorial. Good job, Makangeni.
NickDaDrawingKid · 4 years ago
Yup, well done :drool:
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Artist: makangeni
Date Added: January 6, 2013
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Description: Tutorial about drawing African and Asian elephants. I hope this tutorial will give you a few helpful tips on these huge creatures.