How To Draw A Saiga Antelope

Learn How To Draw A Saiga Antelope Quickly & Easily

Start by adding three circles that will serve as guides for the body and the head (00 min 07 sec). That half-oval on the right side is there for the mug (00 min 16 sec). The two lines above it represent the horns. Once you connect all the separate parts to each other, move on to the legs, the next part of this how to draw A Saiga Antelope video guide (00 min 24 sec).

No need to make them look realistic – what’s important here is to get the angles right. Except for the eye and the nose, all the lines on the head should be a bit wavy to look realistic. While the eye is a black oval with a white dot inside, the nose is just a simple black shape at the bottom (00 min 46 sec).

The horns should be of equal length with the head (00 min 52 sec). The legs, in turn, are even longer and add the animal a lot of elegance. To complete this how to draw A Saiga Antelope tutorial, don’t forget to add the tiny tail (01 min 30 sec). Ok, after you get rid of the guides, the lesson will be over!

Before you learn how to draw A Saiga Antelope, did you know?

This critically endangered species used to dominate the Eurasian steppe zone. However, these days, they can only be found in some parts Kazakhstan and in Russia. Many centuries ago, the Saiga Antelope used to be a huge part of the wilderness in Mongolia and in China, but, sadly, you won’t be able to find one there today.

At the end of the 18th century, the hunters in Eastern Europe made the species go extinct. The average weight of an adult Saiga is 25-70 kilograms. The length reaches 140 centimeters. Unique features include super-long ears and a “clever” nose that filters out dust during summer and heats the air during winter.

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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