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AnimalHow To Draw A Cow Step By Step For Kids

How To Draw A Cow Step By Step For Kids

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Drawing a cow sounds simple, but some steps help you draw a cow in some simple steps. In this tutorial, we are learning how to draw a cow for kids

In this tutorial, we will show you step by step drawing of a cow for kids. Especially this tutorial is for kids and beginners.

Art Materials & Equipment

  • Pencil
  • Paper
  • Marker
  • Pencil Color
  • Eraser (Erase If Made Mistake)
  • Sharpener (To Sharp Pencil)
  • Compass (Alternative)

Also Read: How to Draw a Kangaroo

About Cow

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A cow is a domestic animal. Cows are one of the most innocent animals that are very harmless. People keep cows at their homes for various benefits. Cows are four-footed and have large bodies. It has two horns, two eyes plus two ears and one nose and a mouth. Cows are herbivorous animals. They have a lot of uses for mankind. In fact, farmers and people keep cows at their homes for the same purposes.

The most important thing is that cows give us milk. They are an essential source of milk for mankind. The milk given by cows helps us in staying healthy and strong. Milk has a lot of benefits which keeps various illnesses away. Moreover, it also enhances our immune system. The milk also produces a lot of products like butter, cream, curd, cheese and more.

Even cow dung is used for many purposes. People use it as a really rich fertilizer. In addition, cow dung is also an efficient producer of fuel and biogas. Cow dung is also used as an insect repellent. Plus, people also use it as a building material and raw material for paper making.

Characteristics of cow:-

  • The cow is a herbivorous animal and eats grass.
  • The four chambers in its stomach help in digesting food.
  • The lifespan of a cow is around 20 years.
  • A cow needs around four hours a day to sleep.
  • Around 800 different species of cows are found in the world.
  • The cow is worshipped in Hinduism.
  • They can see in 360 degrees.
  • They can smell from a distance of six miles.
  • The cows are social animals.
  • They only isolate when they are about to give birth to a calf.

Steps To Draw A Cow

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Follow the steps below to easily draw a cow step by step.

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Step By Step To Draw a Cow

Step 1

We are starting by drawing an oval like shape for drawing the cow as shown in the image below.

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Step 1

Step 2

Now, draw the (letter U) like shape and draw it in the top of the oval and draw upside-down (letter U) as below in the image.

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Step 2

Step 3

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Then, now draw a curved line to draw the back of the cow and curved it a bit for the pin of the cow, and draw a bit curve line for the chest (Brisket) of the cow, draw according to it.

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Step 3

Step 4

Similarly, now for the front legs, draw a straight line for the foot and draw the cow’s hoof, again repeating the same steps to draw another leg and draw a curve line for the stomach of the cow, draw as shown in the drawing below.

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Step 4

Step 5

Then, now for the back legs, repeat the same step(Step 4) to draw the legs, now draw fore udder(Milk storage place) as in the image below and draw curve lines in the fore udder for the teat of the cow, draw as shown in the drawing below.

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Step 5

Step 6

Similarly, now draw two ears on the sides of the head and draw two horns on the top of the head and add a small cute tail at the back, draw as shown in the drawing below.

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Step 6

Step 7

Now, draw a nostril and eyes, for the eye draw a small oval and inside the oval draw another oval and colour it black in the inside oval and leave it small circles for pupils, draw according to it. Finally we draw a cow face.

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Step 7

Step 8

Lastly, now draw irregular circles in the head and in the body as shown in the drawing below. You can also draw as you like in the body to look more beautiful. Finally, we have completed drawing the cow now we move to colour it.

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Step 8

Also Read: How To Draw A Yak

Colouring a Cow

After the drawing of the cute cow is completed we move forward with colouring the beautiful cow. For colouring, we had chosen some basic colours. You can fill colour according to our wish too.

Colour Details:

  1. Light Brown
  2. Pink
  3. Brown
  4. Black
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Drawing and Colouring

Final Image of Cow

After colouring, we get a beautiful cow. You can use a pencil colour(We made it digital). Alternatively, you even can change colours while colouring.

how to draw a cow for kids

Great Job 

Finally, we draw a cute cow and colour it beautifully. I hope you find our tutorial easy.

This is how you can draw a cute cow for beginners easily with a stepwise tutorial for kids. Comment below if you find our tutorial helpful and suggest “NAME” if you have any requests or you have any problems while drawing it.


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