# How to draw a longhorn

**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 and body of the longhorn. Draw a line, which will act as the center of its head.

**Step 2**

Draw the shapes of the longhorn’s body and neck. Add a smooth guideline for its tail.

**Step 3**

Define with guidelines the places for the longhorn’s legs, ears, jaws and eyes.

**Step 4**

Sketch the legs, hoofs, ears and snout of the longhorn. Add a guideline for its horns.

**Step 5**

Draw the eyes and horns of the animal. Detail the shapes of its head, neck and legs.

**Step 6**

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

**Step 7**

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

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