Today I will show you how to draw a raccoon. My nine-step tutorial will help kids draw this animal quickly and easily.
In this lesson, you can learn how to draw a raccoon step by step. Even if you have no drawing experience at all, you can still do this lesson. With these detailed instructions, any child or beginner can draw a raccoon easily.
The raccoon is a medium-sized mammal native to North America. Three of the raccoon’s most distinctive features are its extremely dexterous front paws, its facial mask, and its ringed tail. Raccoons live in a variety of habitats, including residential and urban areas.
I’m sure you’ll enjoy this lesson. The result of your drawing will be the drawing of a very cute raccoon.
- Coloring supplies
Time needed: 20 minutes
How to Draw a Raccoon
- Draw the outline of the raccoon’s head and torso.
Draw the head of the animal as a circle. Add a torso below it with a curved line.
- Add the ears and improve the shape of the head.
Depict the ears as identical. Make the shape of the head pointed at the sides.
- Draw the facial features.
Draw the raccoon’s eyes and nose as ovals and its mouth as rounded lines.
- Outline the animal’s paws.
Draw two raccoon paws on top of the torso, using curved lines.
- Add two more paws.
Depict the animal’s paws on the lower part of the torso, using half-circles and curved lines.
- Draw the tail.
You can depict this element as a curved line. The raccoon’s tail looks lush and raised upwards.
- Add decorative elements.
Draw the inside of the ears, the stripes on the tail, and the ovals on the raccoon’s face.
- Erase the auxiliary lines and draw a belly.
Take an eraser to remove unnecessary lines from the body. Add lines to the raccoon’s belly.
- Color the drawing.
Use shades of grey to color this drawing. Colour the raccoon’s eyes in black.
Now you have drawn a cute raccoon. I hope you enjoyed this drawing guide and are happy with the result. At the end of the lesson, of course, I prepared a free PDF file of this lesson for you. Download and print it to access this tutorial outside of the internet.