How To Draw Simba From The Lion King

Hey guys, today we will be learning how to draw Simba from the Lion King. The Lion King is my all-time favorite animated movie, and Simba is the star of the show. Everyone knows the story behind The Lion King, so I won’t waste any of your time! Let’s learn how to draw Simba!

How To Draw Simba Step 1

Step 1

To get Simba started we are first going to draw a circle for his head, with two lines crossing to help us place his facial features. Beneath the circle, draw a curved line which will serve as the basic gesture line for Simba’s body.

How To Draw Simba Step 2

Step 2

Next, following the gesture line from the first step, draw the outline of Simba’s body below the circle.

How To Draw Simba Step 3

Step 3

Draw two large arms on the side of Simba’s body, with an oval shape at the bottom of each one for his paws.

How To Draw Simba Step 4

Step 4

Repeat the same step to form Simba’s back legs, and draw a few lines in each paw to create the toes.

How To Draw Simba Step 5

Step 5

Next, draw Simba’s long tail with a tuft of fur at the end, and draw his chest/belly fur starting near his arms and continuing down toward his back legs.

How To Draw Simba Step 6

Step 6

Now it’s time to move on to Simba’s face. Draw a large triangular shaped nose right on the center line of his face.

How To Draw Simba Step 7

Step 7

Next, draw the outline of Simba’s upper and lower jaw beneath his nose.

How To Draw Simba Step 8

Step 8

Draw Simba’s two large half-circle eyes.

Step 9

To finish Simba’s eyes, draw the iris and pupil inside, and two thick eyebrows.

How To Draw Simba Step 10

Step 10

Draw Simba’s cheeks on each side of his head, connecting to his body to form his neck.

How To Draw Simba Step 11

Step 11

Draw two large circular ears on top of Simba’s head. They should be about at eye level.

How To Draw Simba Step 12

Step 12

To finish Simba, draw the inside portion of the ears, and a tuft of hair on top of his head.

How To Draw Simba Step 13

Step 13

Lastly, give Simba some color! He is mostly a beige-sandy color with the lightest parts being his belly/chest, paws, and his mouth. And that’s it, I hope you enjoyed learning how to draw Simba with me. Be sure to check back for plenty more tutorials, and happy drawing!