Learn to draw a cute hippopotamus with this simple step-by-step tutorial designed for beginners! In this fun and easy lesson, we break down the drawing process into straightforward steps, making it accessible for everyone, even if you’re new to drawing. Follow along and discover how to create your own adorable hippo with just a pencil and paper.
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MATERIALS:

  • Writing Utensil (pen, pencil, marker, etc.)
  • Paper
  • Eraser
  • A smile

STEP 1

Draw the body of a hippopotamus.

STEP 2

Draw a big muzzle.

STEP 3

Draw the pupils as small dots.

STEP 4

Draw eyebrows above the pupils and large oval nostrils.

STEP 5

Draw ears sticking out in different directions.

STEP 6

Add details to the ears and a couple of hairs on the head.

STEP 7

Draw massive teeth.

STEP 8

Draw a line between the teeth, this is the chin of a hippopotamus.

STEP 9

Color the hippopotamus.

In the end, fantastic job on completing your hippopotamus drawing! Whether sharing, framing, or just savoring the satisfaction of drawing, you’ve done a great job. Keep drawing and exploring your artistic side. Thanks for joining us in this enjoyable tutorial! Happy drawing!

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Designer & Microstocker

About the Author

I work as a digital illustrator and sell my work on microstocks and marketplaces. I also sell books on Amazon. My directions are illustration, patterns and text effects. Write to me if you have any questions. Subscribe to my Patreon and Boosty to be the first to receive drawing tutorials.

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