In this free art lesson, you'll learn how to draw a Paraceratherium step-by-step.
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All of the tutorials on How2DrawAnimals.com 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.
To draw this Paraceratherium 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.
Step 1: Draw a circle near the middle of the paper as a guide for the front part of the Paraceratherium's body. To draw the circle, first make four small marks to indicate its height and width. Then connect the marks using curved lines. If you're struggling to draw the circle, just trace the outer rim of a small, circular object like a coin or a lid. For a more detailed guide on the different ways to draw a circle check out this tutorial: Four simple ways to draw a circle.
Step 2: To the left, draw a slightly smaller circle as a guide for the back portion of the Paraceratherium's body. Draw this circle lower than the first one. The edges of the circles should touch.
Step 3: On the top, right side, draw yet another circle as a guide for the Paraceratherium's head. Place this circle high up away from the body so that the neck will be long. This circle should be about one-fourth the size of the first circle.
Step 4: On the right side of the head, draw a small, sideways arc as a guide for the Paraceratherium's muzzle.
Step 5: On top of the head, draw two small, thin arcs as guides for the Paraceratherium's ears.