How to Draw A Raccoon

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This tutorial will help you learn how to draw a raccoon easily! This (almost) urban animal is known for being able to clean properly the trash you are leaving on the street! 

Might not be the best thing to do, but this adorable animal is really good at it! Now let's see if we can learn to draw this particular character!

Step 1

How to draw a raccoon

Draw the eyes of your raccoon. Just sketch two circles for the eyes and two others, behind the first ones, for the patches.

Step 2

How to draw a raccoon

Illustrate the jaw by drawing an oval shape. You can also add a small circle above the eyes to create the forehead. The body will be represented by a long and narrow rectangle. 

Step 3

How to draw a raccoon

Add two circles on top of the head. They will be used later to form the ears. Once you are done, draw the back legs with an oval shape and a small rectangle like shown above.

Step 4

How to draw a raccoon

Finally, complete your first draft by adding the tail using a big oval shape. The legs on the front can be represented with two small rectangles each.

Step 5

How to draw a raccoon

Now work on the outline of the head of your raccoon. Notice the small fur on both sides of the cheeks. You can also refine the ears.

Step 6

How to draw a raccoon

The front legs of the raccoon can be drawn like human hands. The body is still created by a rectangle shape. Also, make sure that the back legs are drawn with one line only.

Step 7

How to draw a raccoon

The tail should be pointed and filled with stripes.

Step 8

How to draw a raccoon

Finish your work by adding details like the nose and the mouth.

Step 9

How to draw a raccoon

Adding some colors (like black and grey) will certainly make your drawing look more professional! So that's it for the raccoon tutorial! It should be a nice challenge to draw a similar one, but don't worry! Practice and soon you will be able to draw a nice raccoon easily and effectively!

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