Let`s learn how to draw a tapir.
Tapir is a very original animal, it resembles both a pig and an elephant and even a hippopotamus, but in fact he is a distant relative of a rhino and a horse.
How to draw a Tapir – lesson 1
We find a beautiful photo of the tapir and first of all draw not a sketch, but simply the most general outline of the structure of the animal.
I draw looking at the computer screen. In order to make sure that the picture looks similar, I periodically apply it to the screen next to the photo and compare them.
We will draw a tapir in accordance with the most classical sequence. First, we will depict the body, it is oval. The withers and croup protrude slightly and the back is slightly concave between them.
Tapirs are perissodactyls and they have four toes with hoofs on the front legs, and three on the hind.
The head is large. The nose along with the upper lip are extended forward and form a movable proboscis. Eyes are large, ears are small.
Let`s color our tapir drawing:
Tapir step by step drawing lesson 2
This black and white as the panda is the Malayan Tapir. But the shape of the body of this tapir is exactly the same.
Draw an oval body:
Legs in general resemble limbs of brontosaurus:
And the muzzle except the elephant and the hog also suggests the anteaters and saigas:
Coloring is bright – the black animal is decorated with a big white saddlecloth.
I hope you have benefited these our lessons how to draw a tapir.
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