# How to draw a chipmunk

**Grid step**

You can print out the base construction lines and start drawing on tracing paper or you can draw the grid layout yourself using the following steps… Show more

1) Draw a rectangle that will define the conditional proportions and boundaries of the chosen drawing.

2) From the middle of the rectangle, draw one vertical and one horizontal line equally dividing the shape.

3) Draw another horizontal line equally dividing the upper half of the rectangle. Similarly, draw a horizontal line equally dividing the bottom half of the rectangle.

4) Draw a vertical line equally dividing the left half of the rectangle. Similarly, draw a vertical line equally dividing the right half of the rectangle.

**Step 1**

Mark off the width and height of the picture. Draw two ovals for the head of body of the chipmunk. Draw a line, which will act as the center of its head.

**Step 2**

Draw the shape of the chipmunk‘s body and neck. Add a guideline for its tale.

**Step 3**

Use guidelines to define places for the chipmunk’s legs, ears, cheeks, nose and eyes.

**Step 4**

Sketch the legs, ears and snout of the chipmunk.

**Step 5**

Add the toes and tail. Draw big cheeks.

**Step 6**

Outline the claws, nose, eyes and the lower jaw. Apply more detail to the tail and ears.

**Step 7**

Work on the whole figure, paying special attention to detail.

**Step 8**

Contour the chipmunk, trying to vary the thickness and darkness of the line. Add more detail and add the ground. Erase all guidelines.

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