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How to Draw a Pikachu Pokémon

The Pokémon franchise has been popular among children, teenagers, and even adults for over two decades, beginning with the release of the first Pokémon video game in 1996, and the television series in 1997. Today, with new technologies such as the Pokémon Go! app for tablets and smartphones, the characters have retained their immense popularity.

Pikachu is perhaps everyone's favorite character. Pikachu is an electric mouse Pokémon, capable of blasting lighting from his cheeks. He, along with his trainer, Ash Ketchum, is the star of the movies and television show.

Would you like to draw your very own Pikachu? Now you can, using this easy, step-by-step drawing tutorial.

All you will need is paper and a writing implement, such as a pencil, pen, or marker. You may also want to gather crayons, colored pencils, or markers to color your finished drawing.

Each step in the drawing guide is accompanied by an illustration. The new marks in each step are highlighted in blue. Draw your lines lightly at first, as you will need to erase some of your original lines as you complete your sketch.

Are you ready to begin your very own Pokémon adventure? Pikachu, I choose you!

How to Draw Squirtle Pokémon

Squirtle, the Tiny Turtle Pokémon, is a Water-type Pokémon introduced in Generation I. Its name is a descriptive combination of "squirt" and "turtle."

Along with Bulbasaur and Charmander, Squirtle is one of the starter Pokémon trainers can choose from in the early Pokémon video games. Squirtle may evolve into Wartortle at level 16 and Blastoise at level 36.

Squirtle can run on all fours or walk on two legs. It can retreat into its shell for protection, or simply to take a nap. It can also squirt blasts of water from its mouth and swim through the water at high speeds.

Squirtle are rare in the wild, but can sometimes be found around ponds or on islands.

In the Pokémon animated series, Squirtle debuted in an episode entitled "Here Comes the Squirtle Squad!" Ash befriends a Squirtle who leads a gang of Pokémon abandoned by their trainers. Ash's Squirtle often wears dark sunglasses, perhaps a popular culture reference to its Pokédex number "007." For unexplained reasons, Ash's Squirtle never evolves into its advanced forms.

In addition to the animated series, Squirtle has been featured in the trading card game, video games, books, and many merchandising venues, such as clothing, toys, and school supplies. Squirtle was also one of 11 Pokémon selected as mascots for the FIFA World Cup in 2014.

Would you like to draw a smiling Squirtle? This easy, step-by-step Pokémon drawing tutorial is here to help. All you will need is a pencil, a sheet of paper, and an eraser. You may also wish to color your finished drawing.

Squirtle, I choose you!

How to Draw Pichu Pokémon

Pichu is a tiny, electric-type baby mouse Pokémon. Pichu was part of Generation II, first introduced in the Gold, Silver, and Crystal Pokémon games of 1999.

Pichu evolves, or grows, into Pikachu, which in turn evolves into Raichu if given a Thunder Stone.

Pichu can use its electricity to shock others, even humans, but it is not skilled at doing so. It may accidentally discharge or even shock itself if it tries to store too much energy, or if it laughs or is frightened.

Well-known Pichu characters include the Pichu Brothers, who appear numerous times in the cartoons. Another is the Spiky-eared Pichu, a female Pichu with three tips on one ear. She has been known to come to the assistance of Pikachu and Ash.

Ben’s Ukulele Pichu carries a ukulele - a musical instrument similar to a guitar - on its back. Did you know? Pichu’s name is derived from Japanese words meaning “sparkly” and “squeak.”

As a Generation II Pokémon, Pichu is absent from the earliest video games, trading cards, and cartoons. The Pokémon franchise began in 1996, with the release of the first video game for the Game Boy system. It didn’t take long for “pokémania” to sweep the globe.

Would you like to draw an adorable little Pichu? As a Pokémon trainer, you can consider this easy, step-by-step drawing tutorial to be part of your training. All you will need is a pencil, an eraser, and a sheet of paper. You may also wish to color your finished drawing.

Pichu, I choose you!

How to Draw a Cat Face

Cats and humans have enjoyed a long history together. Archaeological evidence from China, Egypt, and the Middle East indicate that cats were hunting mice near agricultural storehouses - and eating table scraps - thousands of years ago. The first solid evidence of domestication - breeding cats for the specific purpose of catching mice and living alongside people - dates to 1,500 B.C.E.

Would you like to draw a cute cat face? This easy, step-by-step drawing tutorial is here to help. All you will need is a pencil, a sheet of paper, and an eraser. You may also wish to use crayons, markers, colored pencils, or paints to shade your finished kitty.

Cats were regarded as religious icons in some ancient societies, especially in Egypt. As such, they were often depicted in art. Later, cats, especially black cats, were associated with witches and thought to possess magical powers.

Today, cats often enter the art preferences of pet lovers. They are also featured in animated films and related artwork. For example, cats are a common addition to anime cartoons.

How to Draw a Cartoon Dog

In the previous tutorial, we created an easy to draw dog. This time we’ll draw a super-cute cartoon dog. This drawing tutorial is a little more complicated, but if you go carefully and follow the step-by-step instructions, it should be easy to create a fabulous looking cartoon dog drawing.

We will be using some basic shapes to get the dog’s proportions right. Draw the early steps with a light touch as those lines will be erased later.

In the guide below, each step is highlighted in a light blue color.

You don't need any special pens or tools. A regular pencil, eraser, and paper are all you need. If you want, you can also color the drawing with colored pencils or pens.

You can find a video version of this drawing tutorial below, as well as a printable PDF version.

How to Draw a Cartoon Snake

Did you know? There are over 3,000 different kinds of snakes in the world. They range in size from less than 4 inches (10 centimeters) to more than 30 feet (9 meters). There is even an ancient, fossilized snake that would have been 50 feet (15 meters) long. Snakes live on every continent in the world, except for snowy Antarctica.

Snakes often get a bad rap, due in part to the venomous bite of some, or due to the fact that as reptiles, they are naturally cold blooded. Some people avoid snakes because they have been used as a symbol of evil since ancient times. Don't worry, though - if you'd like to draw your own snake, the cute cartoon serpent in this drawing tutorial is nothing to be afraid of.

To draw your snake, you will need a piece of paper and something with which to draw, such as a marker, pen, or pencil. You may also want to have some crayons, markers, or colored pencils handy to color your snake when finished.

Notice that each step in this simple drawing guide is accompanied by easy to follow illustrations. In each picture, new lines added to the drawing are highlighted in blue. Sketch lightly at first, as you will need to erase some of your original lines in order to complete the drawing.

How to Draw a Cartoon Cat

In this tutorial, we will draw a cute cartoon cat. The tutorial is quite easy, but if you’re looking for the simplest cat drawing tutorial, check out our How to Draw a Simple Cat drawing guide.

We will use some basic shapes to create the outline of the cat. These shapes will be erased later in the tutorial, so sketch with a light hand.

In the guide below, each step is highlighted in a light blue color.

You don't need any special pens or tools. A regular pencil, eraser, and paper are all you need. If you want, you can also color the drawing with colored pencils or pens.

You can find a video version of this drawing tutorial below, as well as a printable PDF version.

How to Draw a Cartoon Squirrel

Squirrels are rodents that can be found on every continent except Antarctica. Some live in trees, while other burrow in the ground. The word squirrel is derived from an ancient Greek word meaning "shadow tail."

Popular culture and animation has heralded a number of squirrel characters. Chip and Dale, Disney's chipmunk duo, debuted in 1943. Alvin and the chipmunks were first seen in 1958. Scrat, the prehistoric comic relief in the Ice Age films, hit theaters in 2002.

Would you like to draw your own cartoon squirrel? Doing so is easy with the help of this simple, step-by-step drawing tutorial. All you will need is a pencil and a piece of paper.

You may also want to use an eraser to correct mistakes and remove guide lines, as well as crayons, colored pencils, markers, or paints to shade your finished drawing. Squirrels can range in color from red, brown, and gray, to black, white, or combinations of these colors.

How to Draw a Cartoon Spider

Some researchers have said that no matter where you are on planet earth, you are never more than three feet away from a spider. These prolific arthropods live in buildings, in the forest, in the desert - some even hunt under water.

Spiders are distinguished from other invertebrates by several unique characteristics. Their bodies have two segments, the head and abdomen. All spiders have eight legs and digest their food using poison injected by their fangs. Most spiders are harmless to humans, but a few can cause injury or even death.

Spiders come in a wide range of colors. A variety of orb weaver spiders called writing spiders have yellow and black zebra stripes on their back. Lynx spiders are bright green, and Hawaiian happy face spiders are yellow with black, red, and white spots that make them look like living emoticons. Other spiders are brown, black, white, yellow, red, or a combination of colors.

Cartoon spiders are a part of our popular culture. They often play a minor role, such as the "Spi'ider" in Megamind (2010) or the singing spiders in Sing (2016). At times, however, spiders are cast in a starring role, such as in Charlotte's Web (1973, 2006).

If you would like to draw your very own cartoon spider, all you will need is a pencil, a piece of paper, and this easy, step-by-step drawing tutorial.

How to Draw a Cartoon Horse

In this horse drawing tutorial, we will draw a cute cartoon horse. The drawing guide has quite a few details, but if you follow the step-by-step instructions, you will be able to create a great looking horse drawing.

The cartoon horse is part of a series of different horse drawing tutorials. You can find the other guides through the links below.

Don’t draw heavy lines when you start drawing. The early lines will be erased as they are there only to help until we have the outline of the horse ready.

In the guide below, each step is highlighted in a light blue color.

You don't need any special pens or tools. A regular pencil, eraser, and paper are all you need. If you want, you can also color the drawing with colored pencils or pens.

You can find a video version of this drawing tutorial below, as well as a printable PDF version.

How to Draw a Cartoon Monster

The word "monster" is derived from a Latin word roughly translated "something wrong within nature." Monsters are typically hideous, scary creatures that can cause harm to people.

Ancient mythologies hold tales of many and varied monsters. In Greek mythology, for example, the Gorgons and Medusa were women with snakes for hair, who could turn men into stone. A giant dog with multiple heads guarded the gates to the underworld. Mermaid-like Sirens lured sailors to their deaths, while the hideous cyclops had only one eye. It is speculated that the ideas for these monsters may have arisen from observing birth defects in humans and in animals.

In modern popular culture, monsters are at times depicted as frightful, at times as kind and helpful. This variable view of monsters is evident in such animated films and series as Aaahh!! Real Monsters (1994-1997), Monsters, Inc. (2001), and Monsters University (2013).

Would you like to draw your very own monster? Doing so is easy with the help of this simple drawing tutorial. All you will need is a pencil and a piece of paper. You may also wish to use an eraser to correct mistakes and remove guide lines, and colored pencils, markers, paints, or crayons to color your finished drawing.

In each step of this drawing guide, new lines drawn are highlighted in blue while previous lines fade to black. Will your monster be friendly or frightful? That is entirely up to you.

How to Draw a Cartoon Car

The modern automobile was invented in the late 1800s. Ever since, the car has been a beloved part of our technological culture.

It wasn't long before cartoonists were personifying cars and other vehicles by giving them eyes, mouths, and personalities of their own. This type of image has become increasingly popular since the release of Disney's feature film Cars in 2006.

Would you like to be able to draw your very own cute cartoon car? Now you can, using this easy, step-by-step drawing tutorial.

All you will need to draw a cartoon car is a piece of paper and a pencil, pen, or marker. You may also want to have some crayons, colored pencils, or markers handy to color your finished drawing.

As you follow the step-by-step drawing guide, you will notice that each step is accompanied by an illustration. In the picture, new lines added in that step are highlighted in blue. Sketch lightly at first, as you will likely need to erase some of your early lines before you finish the drawing.

It's time to put the pedal to the medal and draw a cartoon car. Gentlemen, start your engines...ready, set, go!