How to Draw a Grizzly Bear

Two Methods:Cartoon Grizzly BearRegular Grizzly Bear Head

Learn two ways on how to draw a Grizzly Bear! Just follow these simple steps. Let's begin!

Method 1
Cartoon Grizzly Bear

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    Near the topmost center of the paper, draw a medium circle for the head.
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    Below the circle, draw a large vertical oval and intersect it with the circle.
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    Beneath this oval, draw a pair of smaller vertical oval for its legs.
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    At the bottom of each of these oval legs, draw and intersect a smaller horizontal oval.
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    Draw two little circles on each top sides of the head to represent its ears.
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    Draw a vertical line across the center of the circle. Draw two pairs of parallel horizontal line: one in the level of its eyes and another near the level of its mouth. Let all these horizontal lines intersect the vertical line by their middle.
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    Draw curved lines to represent the arms. Attach circles at the end to represent the paws.
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    Using the horizontal-vertical line guides, start drawing the eyes, nose and mouth.
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    Draw the ears.
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    Trace the upper limbs and paws of the bear.
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    Continue tracing the bear's body and legs.
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    Trace an oval at the center of the bear's body.
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    Erase unnecessary lines.
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    Color the drawing as desired.

Method 2
Regular Grizzly Bear Head

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    At the center of the paper, draw a very large circle for the head.
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    On top of this circle, add a small oval on each side for its ears.
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    Draw a vertical line at the center of the circle. Add two parallel horizontal lines across this vertical line. This will serve as the guide line where to place the eyes later.
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    draw a small horizontal oval at the bottom (within and not intersecting) the large circle. Align it with the vertical line.
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    Using the horizontal guide lines, draw the bear's eyes. Add dash stroke details to give the impression of furriness.
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    following the vertical guide line, draw the snout of the bear, using little zigzags and dashes to emphasize its furry nature.
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    Trace the bear's head outline using curvy zigzag lines. Add short dash stroke patterns for furriness.
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    Complete the bear's head outline and ears using the same principle on making it appear furry.
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    Erase unnecessary lines.
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    Color the drawing as desired. Note: Their fur is usually dark to golden brown.

Things You'll Need

  • Paper
  • Pencil
  • Pencil sharpener
  • Eraser gum
  • Colored pencils, crayons, markers or watercolors

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Categories: Drawing Animals