With the easy step-by-step drawing tutorial below, you will learn to draw Mickey Mouse. The tutorial is suitable for kids and adults of any skill level. You will also find a downloadable drawing guide and a ‘how to draw’ video.
Mickey Mouse is one of the most famous cartoon characters by Disney. In this guide, we will draw a classic Mickey Mouse portrait. Creating a Mickey Mouse drawing is easy as we can outline a simple Mickey Mouse picture with just a few circles and ovals.
Use a pencil and don’t draw heavy, thick lines. The strokes from the early steps will be erased before the tutorial is finished.
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.
Draw a circle in the middle of the paper. Leave enough space for Mickey’s body below and ears above the circle.
Draw two equal sized circles for the ears.
Add two intersecting curves across Mickey’s face.
Draw another circle below the head. Add two intersecting curves to it as well.
Draw two lines for the legs and two ovals for the feet.
Add two lines for the arms and ovals for the hands.
We will flesh out the legs and arms next. Draw two curving lines on both sides of each line we drew for the legs and arms. A silhouette of Mickey Mouse is beginning to take shape.
Add two ovals for the buttons of the shorts.
Remove one of the crossing lines from the body.
Draw the legs of the shorts.
Erase the bottom of the circle that makes the body.
Draw two circles for the socks.
Draw curves for the chin and cheeks.
Sketch two arcs for the brows. Draw the mouth and tongue. Erase the extra lines from the face.
Draw the eyes and nose. Your Mickey Mouse’s face and head are now complete.
Outline the palms, thumbs, and fingers. This step may take a couple of tries, so have your eraser ready. You can also watch the how to draw Mickey Mouse video.
Remove the extra lines from the hands.
Add two curving lines for each glove cuff. It’s funny how so many classic Disney characters wear gloves!
Draw a curving line for the tail.
Color your Mickey Mouse drawing. How do you like it? If you liked the drawing guide, leave a comment below.
Have you ever wanted to be able to draw a beautiful rose? This easy step-by-step drawing tutorial outlines the steps necessary to draw a cartoon style rose, complete with leaflets.
This project has a lot of details, but you can complete it easily by carefully following the instructions below.
In each step, previously drawn lines are black and the new lines added to the sketch are blue in color.
You won't need any special tools to complete this sketch. Follow this simple guide using any type of paper, as well as a pencil, pen, marker, or other writing tool. If you'd like, you can color your finished product.
Would you like to draw a beautiful flower? Doing so is simple with this drawing tutorial. By following the step-by-step instructions in this drawing guide, you will soon be able to sketch your own rose, complete with leaves and a stem.
You will not need any special tools to create this drawing, only paper and a writing implement - a pencil, a pen, or a marker.
Sketch lightly at first, as you will be erasing some of your lines as you go along.
There are many details in this drawing, but the illustrations below show you each step. In each image, the blue line is a new addition to the drawing.
"The eyes are the window to the soul." So states an antiquated maxim. To scientists, however, the eyes are very interesting. For example, researchers are currently developing technology that could use patterns in the iris of the eye to identify people, much as the fingerprint is used currently. Movies and television have long depicted such technology, but it may soon become a reality. In fact, some airports are already testing this 'eye ID' technology.
To artists, the eyes hold another interest. The eyes are surrounded by many, many small muscles, and the movement of these muscles is an indicator of emotion on the human face. Our eyes, for instance, can show whether we are happy, sad, angry, frightened, excited, or bored.
The eyes, then, are an important means of expressing these emotions in the visual arts, yet many artists find the eyes to be one of the more difficult portions of the human face to capture accurately. What is more, it is almost paradoxical that the eyes are one member largely responsible for our ability to draw the eyes of another.
Almost every drawing or painting of humans or animals includes eyes, whether open or closed. As such, many styles have developed. The simplest eyes involve nothing more than a solidly shaded dot. Other simple eyes consists of a circle with a shaded dot inside it. The Japanese manga and anime art styles often lend straight lines and squared corners to the shape of the eye.
Would you like to draw a pair of eyes? Perhaps you are working on a portrait of a friend or family member. Now, the complicated task of drawing realistic human eyes is easy with the help of this simple, step-by-step drawing guide.
All you will need is a pencil, a piece of paper, and an eraser. You may also want to use crayons, colored pencils, markers, or paints to shade your finished drawing. Notice that each step of this drawing guide includes an illustration as well as explanatory text. New lines added in each picture are highlighted in blue.