How to Draw an Armadillo

Today, we’ll show you how to draw an Armadillo. This tutorial is only nine steps long and will be very easy. Follow these steps to get great results. Because animals are a favorite topic, we practice drawing them in many different ways. We have chosen an exotic animal for today’s illustration. We hope you enjoy it!

 

How to draw an armadillo

Step 1: Draw the Outlines for the Head and Torso

Armadillos are one of the few animals with a hardback. You can add turtles to this category. For the shell, draw a base that is curved and oval. Our animal has a small head, as you can see.

 

 

 

Step 2: Sketch the Front of the Face

The similar appearance of armadillos and anteaters is due to their similar muzzles. This helps them dig the ground and eat ants. This elongated muzzle should be drawn as a cone that extends from the head.

 

 

 

Step 3 – Draw the Eyes of the Armadillo

Let’s draw the ears onto the head. The ears of an armadillo can be placed higher than the foundation we have made for the future shell. The outer ear is almost invisible. We only see a thin line instead of the ear.

 

 

 

Step 4: Draw stripes on your carapace

You should cover a portion of the head with a shell. This is essential to protect the battleship against all types of trouble. Draw a line starting at the ear, and then draw a border. Let’s draw “ribs” on our carapace. This is a bone made from keratinized skin.

 

 

 

Step 5 – Draw a Tail for the Platypus

Do you see the similarities to the mouse? The ears and muzzle should be reminiscent of the face of a mouse or rat living in basements. Turn the tail a bit. Let’s make the tail flexible and thinner at its end. It also looks like a mouse’s tail.

 

 

 

Step 6: Draw lines on the tail

The armadillo is a very poor observer. These men can only see the outline of objects and gray fog. They also have a keen sense of smell and hearing. Let’s get back to drawing. Draw some ridges along the surface of the tail for the illusion of one texture.

 

 

 

Step 7 – Draw your Front Paws for the Armadillo

The speed of Armadillos horses is impressive. They can run at speeds up to 50km per hour. Therefore, they require strong, muscular legs. Let’s start with the legs. Divide the lower legs into three toes.

 

 

 

Step 8 – Draw your Armadillo’s Back Paws

Draw the hind legs by repeating the previous step. Sharpen your toes on the armadillo’s feet. You will notice that the legs are spaced apart and that the rear and front legs are separated by a good distance.

 

 

 

Step 9 – Remove Extra Lines

You can give your armadillo drawing a more complete look by erasing extra lines. You can make your artwork more beautiful by darkening the lines.

 

 

 

Step 10 Color an Armadillo

You can choose from different shades to make the distinctive mottled color for the armadillo. You will notice the bright pink nose and the small light glinting inside the eyes. These details will help make your drawing more vivid.

 

 

 

This is how to draw an Armadillo. We hope you found this helpful. Don’t forget to let us know about any problems you have encountered while using our tutorial. We are also open to suggestions for topics and lessons in drawing. It is really helpful!

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