How to draw a lion face? In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to do it in 8 simple steps and tell you a few additional tricks.
I have prepared for you a useful drawing lesson in which I will show you how to draw a lion face step by step.
Also, a distinctive feature of the lion is a thick and lush mane that grows around the head and on the neck of the lion. But this feature distinguishes only male lions, since female lionesses do not have a lush mane.
In this tutorial, you will draw the face of a lion in a cartoon style, so this lion will look quite cute and friendly. By learning how to draw a lion face with this tutorial, you will be able to apply these skills in the future if you want to draw a lion with a wild background.
Right now, you can prepare the art supplies that you will need to complete this drawing lesson, then get to work and enjoy drawing the face of a lion with this simple instruction.
- Coloring supplies
Steps on How to Draw a Lion Face
Time needed: 30 minutes
How to Draw a Lion Face
- Draw the outline of the lion’s head.
To complete this step, draw an arbitrary shape using a curved line.
- Start drawing the facial features.
Depict the eyes and nose of the lion using two ovals and curved lines.
- Add the rest of the facial features.
Draw the mouth using curved lines and add an incomplete circle around the mouth and nose.
- Sketch out the ears of the lion.
On the right and left sides of the head, depict two identical ears in the form of incomplete circles.
- Add the inside of the lion’s ears.
Inside the previously drawn outlines of the ears, add two arcs of different sizes.
- Start drawing the lion’s mane.
Above the lion’s head, draw many curved lines to draw the top of the mane.
- Finish drawing the mane.
Now continue drawing the mane on the sides and bottom of the head using many curved lines.
- Color the drawing.
To color the lion’s face, use black, gray, pink, and shades of brown.
Don’t forget to download the PDF file, which contains a short version of this lesson, as well as additional practice materials to help you complete it.
How to Draw a Lion Face for Kindergarten
I designed the lesson in such a way that any aspiring artist can easily cope with this task. To complete this tutorial successfully, you must draw straight circles and a few simple elements. The main elements in this tutorial are the face, mane, and ears. As you can see, a minimum of elements is used here.