Use the video and step-by-step drawing instructions below to learn how to draw Walt Disney's Bambi. A new cartoon drawing tutorial is uploaded every week, so stay tooned!
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: Start by drawing a circle near the bottom of the page. Leave enough room at the top for Bambi's ears. This will be the basic shape for Bambi's head. It doesn’t have to be perfect. It’s just a guide.
Step 2: Next, draw two intersecting lines across the circle, one vertical and one horizontal. Bend the lines so that they contour to the shape. The horizontal line should be close to the bottom edge of the circle, and the vertical line should be close to the left edge. These will be construction lines that will help you place Bambi's facial features later on.
Step 3: Draw a small oval as a guy for Bambi's eye. Draw it sitting on top of the horizontal construction line and right side of the vertical construction line. Tilt the shape of the oval a bit so that it has a diagonal orientation. Bambi's other eye will be on the other side of the head and therefore not visible.
Step 4: Draw a U-shaped arc on the lower left side of Bambi's head as a guide for the top part of the muzzle. Notice that the line for the guide starts on the left side of the horizontal construction line and ends at the bottom of the vertical construction line.
Step 5: Right under the U-shaped arc, draw another curved line as a guide for the lower part of Bambi's muzzle. This line should stretch back toward the right side of the head.