How to Draw a Common Least Weasel


In this free art lesson, you'll learn how to draw a Weasel step-by-step.


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All of the tutorials on are good drawing tutorials for beginners and experienced artists alike. The online tutorials are easy to follow; they teach you the how to draw basics while showing you how to draw animals step by step. Each animal has a video drawing tutorial option, as well as step-by-step photos and written text to follow.


The Time-Lapse (Speed Drawing) video:


To draw a Weasel step by step, follow along with the video tutorial below and pause the video after each step to draw at your own pace. You may find it easier to follow the step-by-step drawings below the video. The new lines in each step are shown in red, so you'll know exactly what to draw next. You may want to open the video in a new tab and use both drawing methods. Take your time and draw at your own pace.


The Written step-by-step video tutorial:


For the first few steps, don't press down too hard with your pencil. Use light, smooth strokes to begin.



How to Draw a Common Least Weasel 1

Step 1: Draw a circle as a guide for the front part of the weasel's body. First make four small marks to indicate the circle's height and width. Then connect the marks using curved lines. If you're struggling to draw the circle, trace the outer rim of a coin, a bottle cap or any other object with a circular edge. For a more detailed guide on the different ways to draw a circle check out this tutorial: Four simple ways to draw a circle.


How to Draw a Common Least Weasel 2

Step 2: To the right, draw another circle of similar size as a guide for the back of the body. Don't place the circles too close together. Weasels have long bodies, so space out the circles.



How to Draw a Common Least Weasel 3

Step 3: Draw another circle on the top, left side as a guide for the weasel's head. Don't place the circle too close to the first circle. This circle should be about half the size of the other ones.


How to Draw a Common Least Weasel 4

Step 4: On the left side of the head, draw a small arc as a guide for the weasel's muzzle.



How to Draw a Common Least Weasel 5

Step 5: Under the body circle on the left, draw two angled lines as guides for the front legs. The lines should be short. They should bend in the middle to indicate the joints and at the bottom for the weasel's feet.

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