How to draw a Thomson's gazelle

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 gazelle. Draw a line, which will act as the center of its head.

Step 2

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

Step 3

Use guidelines to define places for the Thompson gazelle’s legs, ears, jaws and eyes.

Step 4

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

Step 5

Draw the eyes, tail, nose and horns of the animal. Pay particular attention to the hoofs.

Step 6

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

Step 7

Contour the gazelle, trying to vary the thickness and darkness of the line. Add more detail and add some grass. Erase all guidelines.

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Lena London
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