How to draw a realistic rhino

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 rhinoceros. Draw a circle-oval intersection for the body.

Step 2

Draw a circle for the head. With smooth lines, draw the shapes for the neck, back and rump.

Step 3

Define the legs and forelegs.

Step 4

Draw the head and chest.

Step 5

Outline the shape of the legs.

Step 6

Add the joints of the legs. Delineate feet, a tail, horns, an eye and ears.

Step 7

Work on the rhinoceros, paying attention to details (pupils, nostrils, wrinkles, toes etc.).

Step 8

Contour the rhino, trying to vary the thickness and blackness of the line. Draw more details and the ground with grass. Erase all guidelines.

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Lena London
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