How To Draw A Donkey

Learn How To Draw A Donkey Quickly

As with any other animal, in this video, the donkey’s head (especially the facial features) is the most important part. Shape it first and only then move on to the pig-like nostrils and mouth (00 min 08 sec). The eyes are super tiny and sit right above the nose (00 min 25 sec). The big, pointy ears are the next step in this how to draw a Donkey tutorial (00 min 45 sec).

For the animal’s back, use a nice and curvy line (01 min 05 sec). The legs are all pretty much the same and make the donkey look quite tall (01 min 23 sec). As always, the ones in the back are partially covered by the ones in the front. We are actually done at this moment. However, there’s still a tail left to add (02 min 06 sec).

This final part of the how to draw a Donkey tutorial is super easy. Just make sure the tip of the tail is “fiery” enough to match what I have in the final result. Looks a bit like a toy, doesn’t it? That’s ok because we wanted some cartoony vibes in this drawing.

Before you learn how to draw A Donkey, did you know?

These beautiful creatures belong to the Equidae family of horses. They have been used for hard work by the humans for over 5K years, according to the historians. Today, there are 40+ million donkeys living on planet Earth. Most of them can be found in the underdeveloped countries where the locals use them as beasts of burden and/or draught animals.

The male is called a jack; the female is known as a jenny; the youngsters are called foals. Despite the fact that we are living in the 21st century, these animals are still in high demand and have an important role. Plus, they feel amazing when you’re sitting on their backs and riding into the night. 

Some Things To Keep In Mind…

These tutorials are only here to guide you. Your drawing does not need to look "identical" to mine.

Start with rough but light pencil strokes that you can work into the shapes you want.

Once you have your rough drawing completed, go over it in a darker stroke for your final drawing.

Add shading and/or color to complete if desired.

Using this technique you will be able to draw anything after some practice... even without following step-by-step tutorials.

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