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How to Draw a Realistic Buffalo | 5 Easy Steps

How to Draw a Realistic Buffalo | 5 Easy Steps

You can learn how to draw a buffalo in 5 steps. 

When you start sketching with simple shapes like ovals, circles, and cylinders, you will be able to make an amazing buffalo drawing in a matter of minutes!

In fact you will learn how to draw a realistic buffalo.

Let’s get started!

Drawing Supplies Needed

When you’re trying to learn how to draw a buffalo step by step, you want to make sure you have a pencil, paper, and eraser.

Any pencil, paper, or eraser will be okay to use, but I do recommend using tools made specifically for drawing. Here’s a list of the best tools for drawing.

Step 1

how to draw a buffalo step by step 1

First, make 3 intersecting circles to form the body. 

Whether you want to sketch a buffalo cartoon drawing or something more realistic, starting with these simple shapes is a very important first step.

Step 2

how to draw a buffalo head step 2

Next, delete some circle lines and then make the shape of the head and small circles for the bones of the legs.

These shapes will help on how to draw a buffalo head.

Step 3

how to draw a buffalo step by step 3

Add the two horns and add the shape of the legs.

Step 4

how to draw a buffalo step by step 4

Fix the shape of the ass and add a tail.

Step 5

how to draw a buffalo step by step 5

Give shading on each side of the body.

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Draw a buffalo by starting with circles, ovals, and other basic shapes. After you use basic shapes, you will be able to make a drawing of a buffalo like a pro!

Whether you’re making a Native American buffalo drawing or a simple buffalo drawing, you will always want to start with simple shapes and then gradually add details.

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How to draw a buffalo.

Active Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Difficulty Easy
Estimated Cost $0

Materials

  • Pencil
  • Paper
  • Or tablet and stylus

Tools

  • Pencil
  • Paper
  • Or tablet and stylus

Instructions

    1. First, make 3 intersecting circles to form the body. how to draw a buffalo step by step 1
    2. Next, delete some circle lines and then make the shape of the head and small circles for the bones of the legs. how to draw a buffalo head step 2
    3. Add the two horns and add the shape of the legs. how to draw a buffalo step by step 3
    4. Fix the shape of the ass and add a tail. how to draw a buffalo step by step 4
    5. Give shading on each side of the body. how to draw a buffalo step by step 5

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