How to Draw a Unicorn

how to draw a Unicorn

Kind time of the day dear artists and welcome to the drawing lesson about how to draw a unicorn. This is a mythical being that symbolizes chastity, in a broad sense spiritual purity. It is usually represented in the form of a horse with one horn emerging from the forehead.


Step 1

So, despite its mythical origin, this character is a horse and we will use way of drawing a horse. First of all sketch out the head in the form of a circle, then the thorax and the pelvis in shape of circles. Using simple lines draw the neck and limbs. Recall that in the first steps we need to use very light lines.

how to draw a Unicorn

Step 2

Let’s add some volume. First of all sketch out a long muzzle and neck, thickening to the torso. On the head we sketch out the ears, eyes, horn and mane. Now connect the circles from the previous step and form the torso. Add the volume to the legs and outline the hooves. Note that the legs should taper closer to the hooves. At the end of the step draw the tail.

unicorn art

Step 3

In the last two steps we did a general outlines of the unicorn and starting with this step we will work with details. Let’s start with the head, carefully draw out the eye, ears, nose and mouth. Recall that starting with this step we use clear and dark lines.

learn how to draw a unicorn with a pencil

Step 4

Continue drawing tutorial about how to draw a unicorn step by step. Remove all unnecessary lines from the neck and draw out the beautiful mane.

how to draw a unicorn step by step

Step 5

Let’s go down a bit and draw the front legs erasing the guidelines. Pay attention that under the skin are clearly visible bones of the chest and joints on the legs.

unicorn sketch

Step 6

Here we do the same actions but this time with the hind legs, that is, erase all unnecessary additional lines from the legs and carefully draw them, making the lines clear and beautiful.

cute cartoon unicorn

Step 7

There are very few left. This is a very simple step in which we need to draw the long and swanky tail of our unicorn. In order to do this we need to use long and slightly twisted lines.

Unicorn drawing

Step 8

So, in the last step of all our drawing lessons we always add shadows, and here we will do the same. In order to do this we will use classic hatching. Also make the tail and mane more realistic by adding some more curved lines.

how to draw a Unicorn

This was another drawing lesson in the category “Myths and Legends” which, as always, was made by the team of artists of DrawingForAll.

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