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How to Draw an Elk in 5 Easy Steps

How to Draw an Elk in 5 Easy Steps

Are you trying to learn how to draw an elk? 

Did you know you can draw an elk in 5 simple steps? 

Also, if you happen to know how to draw a deer, then drawing an elk will be a breeze. 

Let’s get started!

Drawing Supplies Needed

You can use any drawing supplies to draw animals, but here are the best tools for drawing.

Step 1: Draw elk head, horns, and body as simple shapes

how to draw an elk step by step 1 draw elk head and body

First, outline an oval in the shape of the elk head, body, and horns.

It makes it easier to draw an elk if you can make simple shapes like an oval for the elk head and body.

Step 2: Draw four leg shapes

how to draw an elk step by step 2 draw elk legs

Next, add a 4 leg shape, then delete some intersecting lines.

Step 3: Delete intersecting lines and add elk eyes

how to draw an elk step by step 3 draw elk eyes

Next delete the 4 leg shape in some parts so that the lines don’t intersect, then add the eyes and add the horns.

Step 4: Add more elk horns and details on the legs

how to draw an elk step by step 4 draw elk horns

Add a few sections of the horns then give them a skin texture and add a part at the ends of the legs.

Step 5: Add shading

how to draw an elk step by step 5 add shading

Then, put shading on all elk sections.

As you can see, drawing an elk that looks real can be done in five steps. When it comes to drawing any animal, it is extremely easy. 

The most important thing to do is to start drawing an animal using basic shapes. 

Then, keep adjusting the shapes to something you’re happy with.

how to draw an elk
Yield: How to Draw an Elk

How to Draw an Elk

how to draw an elk

Step-by-step instructions on how to draw an elk.

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. Step 1: Outline the shapes for elk head, horns, and body
          First, outline an oval in the shape of the head, body, and horns. how to draw an elk step by step 1 draw elk head and body
        2. Step 2: Draw four-leg shapes
          Next, add a 4 leg shape, then delete some intersecting lines. how to draw an elk step by step 2 draw elk legs
        3. Step 3: Delete intersecting lines and add elk eyes
          Next, delete the 4 leg shape in some parts so that the lines don't intersect, then add the elk eyes and add the horns. how to draw an elk step by step 3 draw elk eyes
        4. Step 4: Add more elk horns and details to legs
          Add a few sections of the horns then give them an elk skin texture and add a part at the ends of the legs. how to draw an elk step by step 4 draw elk horns
        5. Step 5: Add shading
          Then, put shading on all elk sections. how to draw an elk step by step 5 add shading

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