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Stuck inside and looking for something fun to do with the kids (and yourself)? Grab some basic art supplies and learn some cute easy drawings!
Cute Easy Drawings for Kids
Here’s a cute animal drawing of a cartoon cat called Toby the Astronaut. Kids will love it!
2. Colorful Astronaut
Now, follow along with the next lesson in this Skillshare course and color Toby the Astronaut in.
Everyone loves ladybugs, and this one is especially adorable.
Remember how cute the meerkats at the zoo are? Draw your own!
5. Baby Chick
Baby chicks rank among the highest of cute drawings easy to do at home.
Kids will love to draw this doe-eyed fawn and color in the background on their own.
Make the uncute cute! Snails, when given the right treatment, can be totally cute drawings.
8. Sea Turtle
Swimming along, bow on her head: bring this adorable turtle to life and give her your own colorful flourishes!
Not as cute as a chick, but perhaps funnier, is a rooster. Try it out.
This cheeky octopus with a tophat will bring a smile, regardless of your age.
This basic frog is the first in a series of cute and easy drawings from the Skillshare course “Drawing for Kids and Beginners: How to Draw 24 Cute Cartoons.”
12. Worried Octopus
This octopus is looking to the side, worried. What does it see?
13. Kissing Fish
A fish with smoochable lips, one of the cute drawings with clear instructions offered in this course.
14. Nice Lion
This lion is a cute animal drawing that isn’t fierce at all, just funny.
Don’t worry about all that complicated plumage; this peacock tutorial is simple and fun.
Clinging to a eucalyptus trunk, this adorable, simple koala is charming and unique.
Don’t worry, this dino only eats plants, and with a cute spiky back and half-smile, kids will love it.
18. Quizzical Pig
Oink, oink! Check out that curly tail and quizzical facial expression.
19. Puppy Dog
A two-step project here, but simple to do: draw and watercolor paint a cute puppy dog.
20. Farm Cow
And now, some farm animals! Starting with the classic, a big-eyed cow grazing on grass.
This cute scarecrow seems to have made friends with a crow instead of scaring it away!
Llamas with long eyelashes make very cute and easy drawings. Don’t forget the puffy clouds!
23. Farm Barn
And where will the animals go for the night? Into this easy-to-draw barn, of course.
24. Dozens of Flowers
Sketch a series of simple flowers all over the page with this fun Skillshare tutorial on easy floral illustrations.
25. Even More Flowers
Refine your skills with a second set of easy flowers.
Not just for tea, chamomile is a beautiful, basic flower to sketch.
You won’t see yellow if you hold this fun drawing under your chin, but that doesn’t mean you don’t like buttercups!
This is called “purple flower” in this course on drawing wildflowers, but it’s a lupine, and now you can draw it!
Sweet to eat for cows and beautiful in a vase, the clover is a lovely sketch to try.
An exceptionally easy line drawing tutorial produces a nice looking hibiscus flower on the page.
Look at how cute and bright this unicorn is as she dances across the paper!
32. Jack Skellington
Bring to life Jack Skellington from “The Nightmare Before Christmas” and wow your kids with how simple he is to draw.
33. Silly Monster
This one isn’t scaring anyone, but he might make you giggle.
That bolt in his head and the sly look on his face make this monster irresistible.
35. Horned Monsters
This guy is a little fierce, with sharp teeth to match his pointy horns.
36. One-Eyed Monster
He sports one eye, no nose, and an oversized mouth—a funny monster, to be sure.
37. Cartoon People
This Skillshare course gives step-by-step instructions to show you how to draw a cartoon man and woman. The result is impressive!
38. Cartoon Laptop
The lessons in this course are all about how to “cartoonize your surroundings.” Start with what’s in front of you—your laptop.
39. Cartoon Cat
If you’ve got a cat lying around (or perhaps trying to sit on your laptop), cartoonize it!
40. Cartoon Coffee & Donut
If this is what your breakfast looks like, you can memorialize it in a cartoon still-life worthy of a coffee shop’s walls.
41. Cartoon Lamp
When you finish this sketch, you can truly say, “I love lamp.”
42. Cartoon Headphones
Do you hear that? It’s the sound of you, becoming a better cartoonist.
Easy Animal Drawings for Adults
43. Standing Corgi
This is an adorable Corgi with great line details.
44. Sitting Corgi
Next, try your hand at a Corgi sitting, head slightly cocked to the side.
45. Sleeping Corgi
For the third and final drawing in the Corgi series, draw that puppy lying on its belly!
46. Standing Dalmatian
Moving onto a different breed, you can draw a proud Dalmatian standing.
47. Sleeping Dalmatian
Aww, the Dalmatian fell asleep, head resting on its paws.
48. Sitting Saint Bernard
Go bigger (and fluffier) with a sitting Saint Bernard.
49. Majestic Elephant
Use doodling to draw an amazing elephant, one of the cute drawings you can do with this technique.
50. Sphinx Cat
Here’s a tutorial for a sleeping Sphinx cat with a little sleepy smile on its face.
51. Persian Cat
And, if you like cats, try to draw a Persian cat sitting and giving someone the side-eye.
52. Bombay Cat
Last but not least, complete your cat series with a standing Bombay cat, complete with lively tail and colorful collar.
Cute, Easy Animal Drawings
Meow! This line drawing is simple but detailed, and cute as can be—check out that little heart on the collar!
54. Fish in Bowl
This fish seems a bit big for its bowl, but its facial expression says, “I don’t mind.”
55. Scotty Dog
Sharp lines make this dog unmistakably a Scotty dog, one of the cute and easy drawings you can find in this course.
56. Puppy in its House
Aww, Ruff was a bad boy! That’s okay, he’ll learn his lesson.
57. Pet Bunny
Draw this cute bunny and don’t forget its carrot, or it might nibble your finger!
58. Sea Otter
This adorable otter is clutching a clam and floating on its back in the ocean.
59. Pig in Mud
A pig in mud is a happy pig—try this one out and see if it makes you happy, too!
Everyone loves pandas, and this tutorial is super easy for kids of all ages (and their caregivers, too).
Maybe this hippo is wallowing in the water, which you can watercolor in after you finish the simple line drawing.
62. Majestic Lion
His eyes are closed against the bright sun. This lovely lion is taking a break.
63. Pink Pig
Use some paints to give this pig a nice rosy glow after you finish this, one of the cute easy drawings in this course on easy, playful animals.
First, draw a simple hummingbird…
…then paint the wildflowers to make a garden scene!
66. Lion & Bear
Learn how to make an extra-cute lion and its bear friend in this step-by-step tutorial.
67. Mouse Sitting
Work on perspective and color grading with this little mouse drawing.
68. Mouse Standing
Next, stand that mouse up and see what it looks like.
69. Mouse Sleeping
This is the back view, but it’s shown from all sides in the tutorial.
70. Standing Bunny
In grayscale but still cute, this bunny looks ready to hop away!
71. Sitting Bunny
Here’s the same bunny, drawn in a different position, haunches down.
72. Sleeping Bunny
And, lastly, the sleeping bunny, complete with ears at rest.
73. Digital Penguin
Not one for sketching? Digital programs like Adobe Illustrator can help make cute animal drawings easy (and adorable, as evidenced by this cute penguin that’s ready to waddle).
74. Digital Owl
This owl is a hoot! It’s colorful and fun, but easy to learn.
75. Digital Fox
The cutest little round fox you ever did see!
76. Digital Raccoon
Give that cute fox a masked friend — draw it a raccoon!
77. Digital Mouse
This chubby mouse would make a great meal for our fox friend, above.
78. Digital Bunny
Keep this adorable carrot-cruncher far away from the fox!
Easy People Drawings
79. Caricature Woman
Learn how to draw a basic, fun caricature from a photograph.
80. Caricature Man
Practice your skill with another photo and make your friends laugh!
81. Stick Figures
Class up your stick figure drawing abilities with this in-depth tutorial.
82. More Stick Figures
Draw a stylish stick figure from a wooden model. You’ll improve your drawing skills with this exercise!
83. Character Illustrations
Learn to draw each part of a character, including their expression. You’re practically a pro now!
84. Doodle Face
Learn how to use doodles for each individual part and then put them together.
85. Draw From Memory
Think of someone (or something) you saw, and try to draw it without looking. Harder than it looks, but a great skill to hone!
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