How to Draw A Horse

Sponsored Links

Feel like learning how to draw a horse can be a tough experience? Why not try this front version and see why anyone can sketch a simple horse using basic elements. Usually, tutorials on how to create a horse are depicting a side version (which is more challenging  to complete). In this lesson, I will show you how to come up with a front version of this cartoon animal. 

Why are front versions easier to achieve? Simply because everything is symmetrical. No need to draw shapes that are specific and unique. Want to create the body? Draw a circle. Want to draw the legs? Sketch a rectangle. Seriously, it could not be easier! :)

How to draw a horse

Step 1

Cool. Let's start with the creation of the head. Sketch a large circle with round corners. Unlike a perfect circle, this one must be closer to a square rather than be perfectly round. The jaw can be illustrated using a similar shape. 

How to draw a horse

Step 2

When you are finished you can proceed with the addition of the body using a large oval shape. Notice how the body and the head are almost the same width. On the bottom of the body, you can add the legs using small rectangles. For the hoof, a small square can be enough.

How to draw a horse

Step 3

Use the same technique for the back legs. Make sure that these legs are slightly higher than the ones created in front to give the illusion of perspective. The tail can be drawn using two long curved lines. Make sure that the end is narrow and pointed. 

How to draw a horse

Step 4

Ok. Now let's draw the eyes using circular shapes. Make sure that these shapes are located near the mouth. For the ears, two long triangles with a round corner on top is recommended. Finally, don't forget to add a mane using a long curved line. 

How to draw a horse

Step 5

On the jaw, you can draw the mouth using a small line. The nose is illustrated with two small dots. Pupils are made from smaller circles that are placed near the middle of the head. Finally, you can add a single line inside each ear like shown on the illustration below.

How to draw a horse

Step 6

That's it! This black and white horse is easy to draw because only basic shapes are used (and also because it is a front view version). Don't hesitate to add colors if you want to. You can select a nice variety of patterns and colors to give life to this cartoon animal. 

How to draw a horse

Enjoy this lesson on how to draw a horse and please don't hesitate to create your own version once you are familiar with this one. You can add more details, change a few things and play with your image until you are 100% satisfied. Enjoy! :)

How to draw a horse

Go back to How to Draw Cartoon Animals
Go back from How to Draw A Horse to home page

Take a Look at My 2D Animated Movie!

Enter the world of Amelia, a cute little girl with a fertile imagination and a strong personality. In this movie. Amelia must fight an evil tooth fairy who replaced the good one in her quest to create the greatest castle of all time!

What's New?

  1. Waiter Clipart

    Apr 21, 17 11:26 AM

    We are open! Learn how to create a wonderful waiter clipart ready to serve clients and make your journey on this site a perfect one!

    Read More

  2. Viking Clipart

    Apr 19, 17 03:19 PM

    Take a trip into the past by sketching a viking clipart that is adorable and cute ... unlike the real characters!

    Read More

  3. Vampire Clipart

    Apr 18, 17 03:34 PM

    Even if we are working on a vampire clipart, this won't be a bloody drawing lesson! I promise!

    Read More

  4. Teacher Clipart

    Apr 13, 17 11:03 AM

    What better lesson than one based on a teacher clipart to learn to draw fun and amusing cartoon illustrations!

    Read More

  5. Superhero Clipart

    Apr 12, 17 02:18 PM

    Save the world by drawing a superhero clipart that will protect us from evil and keep peace on earth!

    Read More

  6. Student Clipart

    Apr 11, 17 10:43 AM

    Study this student clipart carefully before proceeding with this lesson related to school!

    Read More

  7. Soldier Clipart

    Apr 05, 17 10:46 AM

    Create a colorful soldier clipart that is adorable, good-looking and ready to execute some orders!

    Read More