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How to Draw a Zebra

Today, in this easy drawing lesson, you will learn how to draw a zebra step by step. You will really enjoy this lesson.

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How to draw a zebra step by step

This tutorial on how to draw a zebra has eight easy steps. Each step consists of really simple lines and details, and I am sure that any child can cope and draw this beautiful animal without any difficulties.

Zebra is very similar in appearance to horses and donkeys. This means that having mastered the ability to draw a zebra, a young artist will be able to draw horses, donkeys, and other externally similar animals.

In addition, this lesson teaches the young artist the proportions of ungulates. When drawing a zebra, you need to try to achieve the most correct proportions.

So let’s get started!


  • Pencil
  • Paper
  • Eraser
  • Coloring supplies

Time needed: 30 minutes

How to Draw a Zebra

  1. Draw the head of the zebra.

    Start with the muzzle, sketching it out with a long, flowing line.
    zebra drawing

  2. Sketch the torso.

    Using some smooth lines, outline the top, bottom, and front edges of the torso.
    cartoon zebra drawing

  3. Draw the hind legs.

    As you can see, they look like vertically extended flowing lines.
    how to draw a cartoon zebra

  4. Draw the front legs.

    They are similar to the hind legs but have the same thickness along their entire length.
    how to draw a zebra step by step

  5. Add facial details.

    Draw the eye, ear, and nose with simple lines.
    how to draw a zebra easy

  6. Add the mane and tail.

    Don’t forget to draw a small tuft at the end of the tail.
    zebra sketch

  7. Draw the pattern and lines of the hooves.

    The pattern can be of any shape, but I’ve tried to keep this part of the drawing as simple as possible.
    how to draw a zebra for kids

  8. Color the zebra.

    Use black or dark gray to paint the mane, tail, hooves, pattern, eyes, and nose.
    how to draw a zebra

The zebra drawing lesson is over. To be able to depict this beautiful animal without the Internet, use this free PDF worksheet, which contains all the steps of this tutorial and some really interesting additions.

How to Draw a Zebra Easy

Zebras are very interesting and unusual animals in their appearance. In addition, it is believed that the zebra has a well-developed intellect, they are smart and tameable. There are different types of zebras, depending on where they live.

how to draw a zebra easy step by step

How to Draw a Zebra Step by Step

One of the most famous characters to us is the zebra from the cartoon “Madagascar”. This is a zebra named Martin, who lives in the New York Central Zoo. In this tutorial, you will draw a cartoon style zebra.

how to draw a zebra step by step

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