how to draw an otter

In this drawing lesson we’ll show you how to draw an Otter in 8 easy steps. This step by step lesson progressively builds upon each previous step until you get to the final rendering of an Otter.

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

  • Otters are excellent swimmers and can close their ears and nose while underwater.
  • They have dense fur that traps air, keeping them warm in cold water.
  • Otters use rocks to crack open shellfish and other hard foods.
  • They are playful animals and often engage in sliding and chasing games.
  • Otters are social creatures and live in groups called rafts.
  • They are found on every continent except Antarctica and Australia.
  • Otters communicate using a variety of vocalizations, including whistles and chirps.
  • They are known for their agility on land and in water.
  • Otters are important to their ecosystems as they help control the populations of fish and crustaceans.
  • Otters are also a popular subject in literature, folklore, and art due to their charming and playful nature.

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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 an Otter – Easy Step-by-Step Drawing Guide

Step 1: Begin by drawing the top of the head.

how to draw an otter

Step 2: Draw the top of the back and the rear end.

how to draw an otter

Step 3: Now you can draw the otter’s nose and chin.

how to draw an otter

Step 4: Draw the first two legs.

how to draw an otter

Step 5: Sketch the rest of the legs and feet.

how to draw an otter

Step 6: Draw in another leg, foot, and begin drawing the otter tail.

how to draw an otter

Step 6: Finish drawing the tail and make a short arc to create the underbelly.

how to draw an otter

Step 6: Draw in the face details and whiskers.

how to draw an otter

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

how to draw an otter

Congratulations!

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

Are you looking for another animal to draw? How about learning how to quickly and easily draw the worlds largest bird….the Ostrich?! Take a look here for another quick and easy drawing tutorial: How to Draw an Ostrich

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