wikiHow to Draw Zebra Stripes

Two Methods:Vertical Zebra StripesHorizontal Zebra Stripes

Here's how to draw zebra stripes to decorate your next piece of artwork.

Method 1
Vertical Zebra Stripes

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    Draw two parallel curve lines at the middle of the page.
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    Draw another pattern of the curve lines at the left and right.
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    Draw a different pattern at the right but using the same principle and about the same width with the others.
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    Draw other curves at the further right with about the same width as the others.
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    Draw other curves at the left following the same structure or width but with different curvatures.
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    Trace with a pen and erase unnecessary sketches. Emphasize the stripes using black color.
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    Refine and enhance the color to your liking!

Method 2
Horizontal Zebra Stripes

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    Draw two lines as shown.
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    Next, draw two more lines.
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    Add more lines but this time add one more small oval.
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    Add more lines.
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    You now have the design you need.
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    Outline the image.
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    Now take one black colored pencil and enjoy yourself while making the zebra stripes.

Tips

  • Try experimenting with different lines to get a more realistic zebra print.
  • Use different colors and mix and match like blue and green, or pink and purple.
  • When you colour in the zebra stripes, try adding shades of brown.
  • Try to look at real zebra stripes to get an idea of what you want!

Things You'll Need

  • Pencils.
  • Colour Pencils. (Black, White, Brown Ect.)
  • Paper.

Article Info

Categories: Drawing Animals