Tuesday, June 2, 2015

How To Draw A Raccoon, Free Printable Worksheet

This is a project that should make drawing a raccoon easy for anybody.

Parents, teachers and homeschool families will find lots of ways to use this to help teach basic drawing.

FIRST, A WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT, Do not get discouraged if your first attempt does not turn out the way you wanted; artist often draw a thing a few times before they get it right they call the first pictures a "Rough Draft." Learning to draw takes time and practice so draw every day. Come back and try other projects and soon you will be drawing beautiful pictures.

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To print this just highlight it and send it to your printer or save to your device to print later. Some people have better luck by dragging the image to their desk top first and then printing from there. If you have problems printing this see the how to print tab at the top.

How to draw a raccoon. Free printable worksheet.

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BEGINNINGS
Draw an oval shape for the head and a large oval shape for the body. The head is low and the body should look fat.
The two front legs are just curved lines bending outward from each other. The rear leg is like a triangle that is bent into a slight "S" shape.
The tail is like a long oval

DEVELOP FORM
The ears are triangles but rounded at the tops. Make the outline of the body fuzzy fur use lots of short lines.

FACE
Use guidelines to help keep the features of the face even.
The eyes are above the halfway mark. They are black but have a shiny spot inside.
The mask comes to a point on each cheek. The points tilt downward.
The nose is just a little below center it is like a down pointing triangle with two dashes inside it

DETAILS
The feet are like little hands but you can use grass to hid the feet.
There is a black triangle on the top of the head.
There are only three stripes on the tail, but the tip of the tail is black.

FINISH
Draw a scene around the raccoon.
Use shadow technique to make him look round.


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