Recent Comments

Learn how to draw a bear from a pro

Bears are fun to draw. Watch this video to find out how to draw one with this art lesson from Aaron Blaise, an Oscar-nominated animator who worked on The Lion King, Aladdin, Brother Bear and more.

BASIC BEAR

beardraw-1

1. Start by lightly sketching the rough form of a grizzly bear on toned paper. Notice how the head and neck flows right into the body. The shoulders and legs can be added next.

beardraw-2

2. Using your rough sketch as a guide, start to add the details such as facial features and fur textures.

beardraw-3

3. Finish out the detail. Be sure to make your bear nice and shaggy.

beardraw-4

4. Now you’re ready to add some color. Start with the base color of the bear.

beardraw-5

5. Finish it all off by adding some deeper shadows and highlights. This stage really enhances the fur texture and gets your bear to β€œpop” right off the page!

LEARN MORE

Check out the January 2016 issue of Boys’ Life magazine to learn more about drawing a bear’s head, creating fur and animating your drawings.

1 Comment on Learn how to draw a bear from a pro

  1. Thanks for the video it was really helpful! And I recommend it to anyone who wants to know how to draw a bear!

Leave a Reply

Please do not use your real name.