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.

  • Moles are small mammals that are highly adapted to a subterranean lifestyle, living underground.
  • These creatures have velvety fur that can easily move in any direction, helping them navigate through their tunnels.
  • Moles have large, powerful front paws shaped like shovels for digging through the soil.
  • They primarily eat earthworms, insects, and other invertebrates found in the soil.
  • Moles have poor eyesight due to their dark, underground habitats, but they have an excellent sense of touch.
  • The shape of a mole’s body is cylindrical, which aids in moving smoothly through narrow tunnels.
  • These animals can dig at an impressive rate; some species can tunnel up to 15 feet per hour.
  • Moles have a unique protein in their blood that allows them to survive in low-oxygen environments underground.
  • A mole’s diet is beneficial to agriculture as it helps control the population of pests in the soil.
  • Moles are solitary animals, and each one maintains its own network of tunnels and burrows.

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You can follow along with the video or use the simple drawing steps below the video as a guide!

How To Draw a Mole in Just 8 SIMPLE Steps!

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

how to draw a mole

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

how to draw a mole

Step 3: Now draw the front leg of the mole

how to draw a mole

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

how to draw a mole

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

how to draw a mole

Step 6: Draw the two left feet of the mole

how to draw a mole

Step 7: Draw in the mole tail

how to draw a mole

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

how to draw a mole

Well done, you’ve completed the How To Draw A Mole lesson! Your completed Mole drawing should look something like my drawing below. Practice a few times and your drawing will look great too!

how to draw a mole

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

how to draw a mole

Congratulations!

You did it! Congratulations on drawing a 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 a 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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