How to draw a lioness

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.

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Step 1

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

Step 2

Draw the shapes for the lioness’s body and neck. Add a smooth guideline for her tail.

Step 3

Add guidelines to define places for the lioness’s legs, ears, eyes, nose and her mouth.

Step 4

Sketch the legs, ears and snout of the lioness.

Step 5

Draw the nose and lower jaw of the animal. Add her toes and tail.

Step 6

Sketch the nose and eyes of the lioness. Detail her legs and feet.

Step 7

Work on the whole figure, paying special attention to detail. Pay attention to the shape of the eyes.

Step 8

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

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Lena London
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