Illustrating a giraffe clipart should not be a challenging experience. In this lesson, you can sketch a simple version using mostly circles, rectangles and curved lines. Perfect for beginners and young artists, this tutorial can help you draw a basic version of this adorable cartoon animal.
Giraffes are intriguing animals. Quite tall, covered with patches and gifted with a long and unique neck, these animals are easily recognizable. They can be up to 20 feet tall can weight up to 3,000 lb. Even the tongue of the giraffe can be quite huge, sometimes up to 20 inches long!
You can see the cartoon giraffe you are about to illustrate above. Even if this version doesn't have a long neck, the animal is still easy to recognize. Yes, this adorable animal is very unique! Ready to draw! Great! Let's proceed with the first step!
First, you can draw the body using a large rectangle made from a thick outline. Then, you can work on the eyes by sketching two large rectangles. The pupils are made from small circles. Below the eyes, you can draw the mouth using a rectangle made with round corners. Two small circular shapes are used to form the nose.
Next, you can draw the antennas using two small rectangles and two small oval shapes as shown below. The ears are made from small curved lines. Inside the ears, you can duplicate these shapes to represent patches. It's now time to move on to the third step.
Below the mouth of the animal, you can draw various patches using circular shapes. The front legs are made from straight lines and small rectangles. Once all these elements are done, the drawing part is over. It's now time to add colors inside the character.
For this giraffe clipart, you can mostly use a bright yellow color and a dark brown one. The rectangle used to illustrate the mouth and the patches inside the ears are colored with a light skin color. Outlines are colored with a dark brown color.
Nice work! This cartoon giraffe is now ready to be shown! All four steps needed to sketch this animal can be found below.
Want to draw more giraffes? Why not try this simple version made from curved lines? Enjoy these tutorials below and have fun creating your own character too!