How to Draw a Sheep in 7 Easy Steps!

How to Draw a Sheep - Step by Step

A sheep should not be missing from any drawing of a farm. The woolly animal is not difficult to draw and our tricks can help to make it look especially realistic. With this tutorial you can draw a great sheep step by step and have a template for a farm or children's story illustration.

For the drawing you need a pencil, an eraser, a drawing pencil and good colored pencils.

Sheep drawing - Step by Step

Step 1: Head and mouth

First draw two small circles on top of each other with the pencil, the lower one being slightly smaller. These two circles serve as guide lines for the sheep's face.

Sheep drawing - template

Step 2: Hull

Draw the body of the sheep with an elongated oval.

Sheep drawing - Step by Step Guide

Step 3: Legs

Now it's the turn of the legs. Make sure you keep a natural posture. Use small circles to represent the joints. Sketch the hooves of the animal already here.

How to Draw a Sheep - Step by Step

Step 4: Neck and ears

Sketch the neck, ears and head of the sheep with the pencil.

How to Draw a Sheep - Step by Step

Step 5: First final contours

From now on, use a drawing pencil. Draw the head and body first, creating a blurred line that makes the sheep appear fluffy at the end.

Sheep drawing - Step by Step

Step 6: Face

Complete the sheep's legs and face with the drawing pencil.

Sheep drawing - Step by Step

Step 7: Removing the guides

Carefully erase the underlying pencil drawing and all guides.

Sheep drawing - Step by Step

Step 8: Coloring

In the last step you can color your sheep. If you like, you can also work with hatching to achieve a three-dimensional effect through the shadow and make the sheep look even more realistic.

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