How to Draw a Fox

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In this really simple drawing lesson, I will show you how to draw a fox – one of the cutest animals living in the forests.

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How to draw a fox step by step

So, this lesson on how to draw a fox is made in the simplest style possible. I minimized the number of details as much as possible and simplified the shapes of the animal so that the young artist would not face difficulties in the drawing process.

The whole fox drawing tutorial consists of nine really simple steps. Each stage has a simple description and consists of really simple lines.

At the end of the tutorial, you can color the fox orange, like in my example, or use a different color palette. For example, you can paint the fox gray or leave it white.

So, get your art supplies ready, and let’s start sketching!


  • Pencil
  • Paper
  • Eraser
  • Coloring supplies

Time needed: 35 minutes.

How to Draw a Fox

  1. Draw the head of the fox.

    As you can see, this body part should look like a simple circle.
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  2. Draw the torso.

    This part of the body should look like a simple oval.
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  3. Detail the head of the fox.

    Draw the triangular ears and cute triangular muzzle.
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  4. Detail the fox drawing.

    Draw a small tuft of tousled fur under the chin.
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  5. Add the legs.

    First draw the legs closest to us, then the slightly more distant front leg.
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  6. Draw the muzzle and tail.

    Draw the pattern on the face, then the small nose and mouth. Then depict the fluffy tail with a couple of simple lines.
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  7. Add more details.

    Draw an oval eye, a pattern in the ear, and zigzag lines on the legs and tail.
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  8. Erase the guidelines.

    You can make your fox drawing more cartoonish by darkening it with a marker or liner.
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  9. Color the fox drawing.

    As I wrote above, you can color this cute animal orange, gray, or leave it white.
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So, this was a simple fox drawing tutorial. Do not forget that you can download and print the PDF version of the lesson in order to have access to it at any time.

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