How to draw a woolly mammoth

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

Step 2

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

Step 3

Use guidelines to define places for the legs, feet and tusks.

Step 4

Sketch the shapes of the legs, feet and ear of the woolly mammoth. Add guidelines for its tusks.

Step 5

Draw the eye, trunk, toes and tail.

Step 6

Work on the whole figure, paying special attention to detail. Draw the shape of the tusks.

Step 7

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

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how to draw mammoth step by step, how to draw a mammoth head, how to draw a mammoth fossil, how to draw a realistic wooly mammoth
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Lena London
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