# How to draw an alpaca

**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 alpaca. Draw two ovals that will help to define the places for its head and body. Draw a line, which will act as the center of its head.

**Step 2**

Draw the shape of the alpaca’s body and neck. Add guideline for its tail.

**Step 3**

Define the places for the alpaca’s legs and head.

**Step 4**

Outline the shapes of the legs, ears and snout.

**Step 5**

Add lines for the eyes and tail. Detail the snout and legs of the alpaca.

**Step 6**

Outline the whole figure with smooth and careful lines. Pay special attention to detail.

**Step 7**

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

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