In this drawing tutorial we’ll show you how to draw a Mouse in 7 easy steps. This free step by step lesson progressively builds upon each previous step until you get to the final rendering of the Mouse. The How To Draw Animals series uses red lines to show what to draw in each step. In just a few minutes, you’ll have a completed drawing of a mouse!
This 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.
Here are five fun facts about the Mouse you might find educational.
- Mice are the small members of the rodent family.
- Mice are numerous all over the world and prefer to live in forests, deserts, and near/in human habitations.
- A house mouse is slightly less than 6 inches long, including the tail.
- A mouse breeds every 10 to 17 weeks throughout the year, producing five to ten young in a litter.
- Mice are omnivorous – this means that they eat both vegetables/fruits and meat (insects primarily).
Step 1: Start by drawing the mouse’s nose and top of head.
Step 2: Draw the underside of the mouse’s chin and head.
Step 3: Finish the nose of the mouse.
Step 4: Draw the remaining body of the mouse.
Step 5: Draw the mice feet and toes.
Step 6: Draw the long tail of the mouse.
Step 7: Draw the ears and eyes to finish the drawing.
Well done completing the How To Draw A Mouse tutorial! Your mouse should look similar to the following sketch. Get creative and give the mouse different facial expressions and tail configurations!
If you’d like, you can shade in your sketch like the following picture to give your mouse a life-like appearance.
You did it! Congratulations on drawing a MOUSE! Your first try may not have gone as perfectly 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 mouse is with practice.