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All of the free art lessons on EasyDrawingTutorials.com are good drawing tutorials for beginners and experienced artists alike. The online tutorials are easy to follow; they teach you the how to draw basics while showing you how to draw fun cartoon characters step by step. Each cartoon character has a video drawing tutorial option, as well as step-by-step photos and written text to follow.
To draw Mickey step by step, follow along with the video tutorial below and pause the video after each step to go at your own pace. You may find it easier to follow the step-by-step drawings below. The new lines in each step are shown in red, and each step is explained in the text below the photo, so you'll know exactly what to draw in each step. You may want to open the video in a new tab and use both drawing methods! Take your time and draw at your own pace.
Below you can watch a NEW step-by-step tutorial with NARRATED steps:
The following is an older video tutorial where the steps are Written out within the video:
Intro: Start off with a pencil sketch. In the beginning stages, don’t press down too hard. Use light, smooth strokes for sketching.
Step 1: To draw Mickey Mouse, start with a circle on the page that will be Mickey Mouse's head. Draw the circle slightly below and to the left of the center of the page, and don't make it too big because you need room for Mickey Mouse's big round ears.
Step 2: Next draw two intersecting lines across the circle. When drawing the lines, bend them so that they follow the contour shape of a sphere. Draw the vertical line quite close to the left edge of the circle, and draw the horizontal one in the middle. These are construction lines that will help you place Mickey Mouse's features later on.
Step 3: Starting where the construction lines intersect, draw a small circle that extends to the outside of the main circle. Draw the center of this circle slightly below the horizontal construction line. This will be Mickey Mouse's snout.
Step 4: On top of Mickey's snout, draw an oval that is roughly the same height as the snout and that slightly grazes the main circle on the right side. This will be Mickey Mouse's nose.
Step 5: Where the horizontal construction line ends on the right outer edge of the main circle, draw a smaller circle to make an ear. Higher up the on Mickey Mouse's head, draw another circle of the same size. It's important to get the right size for his ears, otherwise Mickey won't look right. To get the correct ratio, think of his head as a quarter and his ears as two dimes.