How to draw a rhino: step by step instruction (+ coloring)

A rhino is an animal of Africa and it’s the second largest animal after the elephant. It’s very strong, and its two horns scare off predators.

If you have drawn the African Savannah with your child, we offer you to draw a rhino in order to draw it in the African landscape.

You need:
1

Additional figures

Draw an additional figure – an oval of a medium size, which looks like animal’s body.

Additional figures

Draw a circle on the right side of the oval. The top of it must go beyond the contour of the oval.

Additional figures

Draw the head’s contours in the form of an oval and connect it with the body using a curved line.

Additional figures

2

Correction

Correct the contours of the neck, making them more massive.

Correction

Make the head’s contours more rounded and erase part of the oval’s line.

Correction

3

First pair of legs

Start to correct the contours of the body, giving it the right shape. Start drawing a front pair of legs.

First pair of legs

The rhino’s legs are uneven and short, slightly widen at the bottom. It’s for its safety. This form of the limbs helps not to fall.

First pair of legs

4

Head

Make the head’s contours with the help of wavy lines.

Head

5

Feet

Its feet are divided into a few large toes. Draw them in the form of semicircles.

Feet

6

Second pair of the legs

Draw the second pair of the legs smaller because they are further.

Second pair of the legs

The legs must be on one line. Don’t forget about small details.

Second pair of the legs

7

Horns

Draw large curved horn at the top. Correct the head’s contours.

Horns

Erase the unnecessary details and follow the instructions attentively.

Horns

Add another small horn next to the first horn at the top.

Horns

8

Ears and eyes

Draw short ears now, pointed at the top.

Ears and eyes

9

Tail

Draw a short tail from behind.

Tail

10

Small details

Add small lines which make the drawing more realistic.

Small details

11

Coloring

Color the rhino in gray shades.

Coloring

Try to draw a rhino online. Or color the animal online on our website. We have prepared an online-coloring specially for you.

Choose how you want to paint.

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Collage of stages of a rhino drawing

Collage of stages of a rhino drawing



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