how to draw a pig

In this drawing lesson we’ll show you how to draw a Pig in 8 easy steps. This step by step lesson progressively builds upon each previous step until you get to the final rendering of a Pig. Simply follow along with each step, drawing the portion shown in red for each step. Then, in just a few minutes you’ll have a final animal drawing!

Before we begin the How To Draw a Pig drawing lesson, here are some fun facts about Pig you might find interesting, especially for kids.

  • Pigs are intelligent animals and can learn to navigate mazes and solve puzzles.
  • These animals have an excellent sense of smell and can sniff out food underground.
  • Pigs do not have sweat glands, so they roll in mud to cool off and protect their skin from the sun.
  • Domestic pigs come in various breeds and sizes, ranging from small pot-bellied pigs to large farm breeds.
  • In the wild, pigs are social creatures and often live in groups called sounders.
  • Pigs communicate with each other using a variety of grunts and oinks that have different meanings.
  • The pig’s snout is a highly sensitive organ and is used for digging and sensing the environment.
  • Baby pigs are called piglets, and they are born with stripes that help camouflage them in the wild.
  • Pigs are omnivores, which means they eat both plants and animals, and they are known for eating almost anything.
  • Contrary to popular belief, pigs are quite clean animals when given a suitable environment and will designate specific areas for sleeping and bathroom use.

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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 Pig – Easy Step-by-Step Drawing Guide

Step 1: Begin by drawing the pig’s snout.

how to draw a pig

Step 2: Draw the top of the pig’s head.

how to draw a pig

Step 3: Now you can draw the top of the back and the first hind leg.

how to draw a pig

Step 4: Draw the bottom jaw, ear, and the start of the chest.

how to draw a pig

Step 5: Sketch the chin and add more detail for the pig’s legs.

how to draw a pig

Step 6: Draw in the other ear, belly and the start of the pigtail.

how to draw a pig

Step 6: Finish drawing the last two feet and add some dimension to the pig tail.

how to draw a pig

Step 6: Draw in the final eye and face detail, along with wrapping up the tail!

how to draw a pig

Well Done! Now that you’ve completed How To Draw a Pig, considering adding some shading or coloring to make your pig look realistic! Use the picture below as a guide to shade or color your pig drawing.

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Congratulations!

You did it! Congratulations on drawing a Pig! 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 a big improvement. The best way to learn how to draw a Pig is with practice…practice…practice!

Are you looking for another farm animal to draw? How about learning how to quickly and easily draw a COW?! Take a look here for another quick and easy drawing tutorial: How to Draw a Cow

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