How To Draw a Mole

how to draw a mole

In this drawing lesson we’ll show you how to draw a Mole in 8 easy steps. This free step by step lesson progressively builds upon each previous step until you get to the final rendering of the Mole. Simply the draw the red lines in each step, and in just a few minutes you’ll have a drawing of a mole!

How To Draw A Mole is a simple lesson designed for beginners and kids with real easy to follow steps. Feel free to print this page and use as a drawing tutorial.

Before we get drawing, here are some fun facts about the Mole you might find interesting.

  1. The MOLE is a mammal characterized by a pointed snout, rudimentary eyes, short legs and soft thick velvety fur.
  2. Moles are voracious animals which dig below the surface of the ground to find food.
  3. Moles feed on earthworms and insect larvae.
  4. A typical mole, called garden mole, is 4-7 inches long (which includes the length of the tail).
  5. Fun Fact: Moles are excellent swimmers!

How To Draw a Mole in Just 8 SIMPLE Steps!

Step 1: Begin by drawing the upper part of the mole’s head.

Step 2: Next, draw the upper part of the mole’s body

Step 3: Now draw the front leg of the mole

Step 4: Complete the front leg and add the rear leg

Step 5: In this step, draw the mole’s chin, throat and underbelly area

Step 6: Draw the two left feet of the mole

Step 7: Draw in the mole tail

Step 8: Finish the drawing of the Mole by adding the eyes, ear and claws.

Well done! Your completed Mole drawing should look something like my drawing below. Practice a few times and your drawing will look great too!

Here’s an example way to shade your drawing of the Mole:


You did it! Congratulations on drawing an MOLE! Your first try may not have gone as smoothly as you had hoped, but I’m sure after another attempt or two you will see huge improvements. As it goes for most things, the best way to learn how to draw an mole is with practice.

Mice are close cousins to moles, since you’ve mastered the drawing of a mole, how about trying to draw a mouse!? Take a look here for another quick and easy drawing tutorial: How to Draw a Mouse

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