How to Draw a Realistic Elephant (5 Easy Steps)

green and white leafed plantsDo you think drawing an elephant is hard? Many people are initially hesitant on learning how to draw a realistic elephant because they think it’s not easy.

Did you know you can become a master at drawing a realistic elephant in no time by following these 5 easy step by step pictures?

These visuals will help you draw an elephant that anyone can follow.

Let’s get started!

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Step 1: Draw ovals and circle for the elephant head, body, and legs

Start making rough sketches with circles forming body, head, and 4 pairs of feet.

Step 2: Adjust the shape of the elephant body, legs, and head

Fixing the shape of the circle into the curves of the elephant body and give the mouth shape.

Step 3: Draw elephant trunk, horns, tail, and eyes

Remove some of the rough sketches then fix the lines to be neater and add the elephant trunk, a pair of horns, eye, and tails.

Step 4: Draw wrinkles on elephant

Also add wrinkles to the elephant skin in the folds of the creation and their body.

Step 5: Draw shadows on elephant

Next, add shadow to the elephant to look original and good.

That’s it for this step by step tutorial on how to draw a realistic elephant.

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