How to Draw An Alien

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Learn how to draw an alien from this world made from cool circular shapes. Carefully drawn using mostly circles, this fun cartoon illustration is very easy to duplicate. Based on the template usually used to depict creatures from outer space, you should not have a lot of trouble duplicating this recognizable character using only a piece of paper and your drawing abilities.

How to draw an alien

Step 1

Nice! Let's start with the creation of the head using a large oval shape. As seen below, make sure this shape is slightly larger on the bottom and narrower on top (just like an egg!).

How to draw an alien

Step 2

Once you are done with the head, draw the body using a long curved line. If you look closely at the shape depicted below, you can see that the body of the alien is similar in shape to the one of a bottle.

How to draw an alien

Step 3

Great! To make this cartoon character as cuter as possible, sketch large eyes using perfect circles. Make sure the eyes are close to each other. The feet are made from small curved lines.

How to draw an alien

Step 4

Next, you can draw large pupils inside the eyes using once again large circular shapes. Huge pupils are needed for this character. When you are ready, add the hands using small lines like shown below.

How to draw an alien

Step 5

You can complete this tutorial by adding two small oval shapes inside the pupils of the cartoon alien. The mouth can be done using a long curved line. That's it! :)

How to draw an alien

Step 6

This is the final illustration without any colors. Remember that a simple character like this one requires perfect shapes. Since there are almost no details, every single line becomes extremely important.

How to draw an alien

You can also try a simple cartoon alien made from simple shapes like this one. If you prefer to work on something a little bit more complex, this dark version of an alien can be done with a vector software. Finally, the most complex version of a cartoon alien found on this site is also a good tutorial if you are not a beginner. Have fun!

How to draw an alien


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