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How to Draw Lord Ganesh Step by Step for Kids

Lord Ganesh holds a very significant place in the Hindu religion as he is worshipped as the remover of obstacles and all who desire their ambitions to be fulfilled and wishes gratified are recommended to worship him. In today’s tutorial, we are going to learn how to draw lord ganesh step by step for kids.

In this tutorial, we will show you step by step drawing of lord ganesh for kids.

Art Materials & Equipment

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

About Lord Ganesh

Lord Ganesh or Ganesha also known as Ganapati, Vinayaka, and Pillaiyar, is one of the best-known and most worshipped deities in the Hindu pantheon. His image is found throughout India. Hindu denominations worship him regardless of affiliations. 

Ganesh Chaturthi

Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated for a whole 11 days. It begins on the Chaturthi when people install the statue of Lord Ganesha in their homes and temples. This festival ends on Anant Chaturdashi with Ganesh Visarjan. The devotees of the Lord Ganesha offer their prayers to God.

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Steps To Draw Lord Ganesha

We try to make our tutorial simple and sweet. You can see the short demo in the image below. And you can follow the stepwise instructions in detail below. Follow the steps below to easily draw ganesh step by step. Follow the steps below to easily draw a ganesh ji step by step.

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Draw Lord Ganesh Step by Step

Draw Two Circles

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Step 1

We are starting by drawing a rough sketch of lord Ganesh. Draw a full circle and another circle joining to the first one roughly as shown in the image above. We are using the pencil to draw the rough part as we will erase it in the future.

Draw Two Ovals

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Step 2

As Ganesh Ji has long flat ears like an elephant, draw two ovals on the left and right sides roughly as shown in the image above. We are using the pencil to draw the rough part as we will erase it in the future.

Draw Ganesha Crown

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Step 3

Now draw a curve line at the top to draw the crown of lord Ganesha fairly as in the image above. Use the reference lines or rough lines that we drew in step 1. For drawing fairly you can use a pen or marker. We are using a black marker for drawing a fair part and drawing an outline with a black marker is perfect for giving a realistic look.

Draw Crown Top

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Step 4

Similarly, draw two more curves fairly and draw an intersection shape at the center as in the image above. Here we draw a curve on the right side and left side making an intersection line at the center. Also, draw two lines for making Ganesha face as in the image above.

Draw Lord Ganesha Ears

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Step 5

As we are drawing lord Ganesha face, draw curvey and large ears like an elephant using the rough lines that we draw earlier on step 2 as in the image above. Here make sure you use the reference lines that we drew earlier.

Complete Ganesh Crown

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Step 6

Now draw a flower shape on the crown to complete the drawing of lord Ganesha crown as in the image above.

Draw Ganesha Trunk and Tusk

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Step 7

As we know lord Ganesha face has a tusk and a trunk, draw one small trunk and two tusks on Ganesha’s face as in the image above.

Draw Lord Ganesh’s Left Hand

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Step 8

We just finished drawing Lord Ganesha face. Now draw the right hand of the Ganesha as shown in the image above. Here we draw the arm and the hand of the Lord Ganesha.

Draw Lord Ganesh’s Fingers

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Step 9

Now draw a finger on the Ganesha hand as shown in the image above.

Draw Another Hand

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Step 10

Similarly, draw another hand of lord ganesha as in the image above. Here we draw the arm and the hand of the Lord Ganesha. And also draw a finger on the Ganesha hand as shown in the image above.

Draw Ganesha Belly

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Step 11

Now draw Lord Ganesh’s fat belly fairly as in the image above. For drawing fairly you can use a pen or marker. We are using a black marker for drawing a fair part and drawing an outline with a black marker is perfect for giving a realistic look. Then draw the oval touching the body of lord ganesha roughly as in the image above.

Draw Lord Ganesh’s Left Leg

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Step 12

Now draw the left leg of the lord ganesha as in the image above. Here we draw two curve lines to make the leg of Ganesha and also draw the shoe of lord ganesha as shown in the image above.

Draw Lord Ganesh’s Right Leg

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Step 13

Now draw the right leg of Lord Ganesha as in the image above. Here we draw two curve lines to make the leg of Ganesha and also draw the shoe of lord ganesha as shown in the image above.

Draw Ganesh’s Dhoti

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Step 14

Now draw the lower body part of the Ganesh as in the image above. Here we draw a dhoti ( a piece of Indian cloth).

Erase Rough Part

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Step 15

Then erase all the rough lines that we drew in earlier steps. As we drew those lines with the pencil it is easier to erase using the eraser.

Draw Texture

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Step 16

We just finished drawing Lord Ganesh. Now draw texture on ear, dhoti, body, and crown by drawing small lines or dots as shown in the image below.

Draw Tika and More Texture

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Step 17

Now for the finishing part, we gonna draw the tika on the head of lord Ganesh as in the image above. And also draw some texture on the crown, and trunk by drawing some small lines.

Draw Ganesh Ji Eyes and Eyebrows

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Step 18

Finally, draw Lord Ganesha’s eyes and eyebrows as shown in the image above. Draw two half oval shapes and then inside of ovals, draw two dark eyeballs, and after that draw eyebrows darkly.

Colouring Lord Ganesh

After the drawing of Lord Ganesh is completed we move forward with coloring the Ganesha. For coloring, we had chosen some basic colors.

We use yellow color for the crown of lord Ganesh. Then use dark orange on the crown of the Ganapati. Then we fill light pink all over the Ganesha body. We colored brown for the hair. After that, we colored red on the tika, crown, and belt. We colored orange to dhoti and bracelet on hand. Then for the shoes, we colored a light red. You can fill the color according to our wish too.

Colour Details:

  • Light Pink
  • Yellow
  • Orange
  • Red
  • Light Red
  • Dark Orange
  • Brown
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Drawing & Coloring Lord Ganesh

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Final Image of Lord Ganesh

After coloring, we get a realistic Lord Ganesha. You can use a pencil color (we made it digital).

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How to Draw Lord Ganesh for Kids

Great Job 

Finally, we draw Ganpati and coloured beautifully. I hope you find our tutorial easy and simple. We try our best to make an easy to follow tutorial.

This is how you can draw a lord ganesh 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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